LCTI receives $10K grant for annual summer camp

PennEast Pipeline grant check presentation

Representatives from PennEast Pipeline Company on April 3 presented a $10,000 grant to LCTI officials.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Thanks to the PennEast Powering STEM Grant Program, Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s annual camp is getting a big financial boost this summer.

PennEast Pipeline Company representatives on Monday (April 3) presented the school with a $10,000 grant for Camp LCTI. Camp LCTI provides two weeks of STEAM-focused fun and career exploration for campers in grades five through eight.

“I’d like to thank PennEast for investing in our students and Camp LCTI,” said Dr. Rita Tatusko, LCTI’s supervisor of career and technical education and special projects coordinator. “The PennEast Powering STEM Grant will help us spread the word about the value of career and technical education to students all across the Greater Lehigh Valley.”

Tatusko, along with LCTI Executive Director Thomas J. Rushton and Director of Career & Technical Education Kurt Adam, were on hand for the check presentation. Representatives from the offices of state Rep. Gary Day and state Sen. Pat Browne also attended the event.

Since February, PennEast has awarded grants totaling nearly $130,000 to schools and nonprofit organization whose programs create greater access to STEM education for residents of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Camp LCTI returns to Lehigh Career & Technical Institute this summer and we hope your camper will join us for two weeks of STEAM-focused fun and career exploration. Learn more and register by May 1 for a free camp T-shirt.

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