Riley High School honored by Project Lead the Way for fifth consecutive year


SOUTH BEND,Ind.-- For the fifth consecutive year, Riley High School has been awarded by Project Lead the Way (PLTW) for its commitment to providing students with real-world knowledge and skills. 

As one of only 20 schools in Indiana to achieve this designation for the 2023-24 academic year, Riley High School stands out as the sole recipient in northern Indiana.

Kristen Haubold, computer science teacher and magnet department chair at Riley High School, commended the hard work and dedication of the school leadership and magnet team.

"It's a testament to the hard work and dedication of our school leadership and magnet team. We strive to offer the highest-quality educational experiences to our students and to prepare them well for their futures. Our students' excitement and hard work always encourage us to do more and go further with them." Haubold said. 

Riley High School also offers a wide range of courses including cybersecurity, aerospace, civil, and electrical engineering. At least 25 percent of students participated in PLTW High School courses, which focus on ensuring balanced representation across race, ethnicity, poverty, and gender in the 2022-2023 school year. 

"It is a great honor and demonstrates our PLTW teachers' dedication and the effort our students are putting in. This is the fifth consecutive year of this achievement, and we are committed to leaving our mark on PLTW," said Shawn Henderson, principal of Riley High School.

The recognition of Riley High School's commitment to student success and quality education is not just an accolade but a testament to the students' and faculty's hard work and dedication.

For more information about Riley High School's commitment to PLTW and its distinguished high school honors, please visit their website.

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