Lee’s Summit High School, Lee’s Summit North High School, Lee’s Summit West High School and Pleasant Lea Middle School recently received grants from the KC STEM Alliance in support of the schools’ science, technology, engineering and math opportunities for students.
KC STEM awarded nearly $100,000 in grants to support FIRST robotics programs and Project Lead the Way programs in schools throughout the Kansas City area. The three Lee’s Summit R-7 schools received more than $2,000 in grants.
The district’s three high-school robotics programs — Team Driven at LSHS, Broncobots at LSNHS and LSWHS Team Titanium — each received $550 to support these nationally recognized programs. Pleasant Lea Middle School’s Tiger_STEAM teams received $200 for the Black Team and $200 for the Gold Team. Lee’s Summit West High School also received a $150 grant for Team Titanium Tech.