Trish Dakins, a science teacher at Pacelli High School, will teach a Project Lead The Way course on biomedical sciences next year thanks to a grant received by the school.
Next year, Pacelli High School students can take Project Lead the Way classes in engineering and biomedical sciences, which teachers and administrators say will better prepare them for careers in those fields.
The school received $35,000 from PLTW, a national nonprofit organization designed to teach students how to succeed in high-tech fields and compete in a global market. Money from that grant will go toward buying materials and equipment for the hands-on, project-based classes.
A second grant, for $15,000 from the Pacelli Education Foundation, will go toward the new biomedical ...