This year’s Laker Classic will showcase top talent from all over the world, including La Lumiere’s own Jalen Coleman-Lands, Isaac Humphries, and Nolan Narain. Thon Maker, a 7’1” power forward from Orangeville Prep will also compete. Maker has been named the number one player in the class of 2016 by ESPN and has offers from Indiana, Duke, Kentucky, Louisville, and Arizona among others.
The Classic is a three day round robin tournament that starts this Thursday, February 19. Thursday’s matchups include Orangeville Prep versus 22ft Academy at 6:00 pm followed by St. Louis Christian Academy versus La Lumiere School at 7:30 pm. On Friday, at 6:00 pm, 22ft Academy will face St. Louis Christian Academy and Orangeville Prep will take on La Lumiere School at 7:30 pm. Saturday’s games start at noon with St. Louis Christian Academy taking on Orangeville Prep followed by La Lumiere School versus 22ft Academy at 1:30 pm. All games will be held in the Marsch Gymnasium on La Lumiere’s campus. Cost of admission is $5 for anyone 10 years of age and older.
About La Lumiere School
La Lumiere School is a premier college preparatory boarding and day school located on a spectacular 190-acre campus 25 miles west of South Bend, 8 miles from La Porte, 7 miles from New Buffalo and about an hour southeast of Chicago. Academic excellence characterizes the entire curriculum and helps to prepare its students to attend some of the best colleges in the country including Stanford University, Northwestern University, Rhode Island School of Design, University of Notre Dame, Wake Forest University, Middlebury College, Georgetown University, Cornell University, Colgate University, University of Michigan, and the University of Chicago. For additional information, go online to lalumiere.org. La Lumiere School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA).
More information about La Lumiere School can be found at lalumiere.org.