Walter Leibfritz was an alum and shop teacher at Lane Tech. This scholarship was established in honor of his memory. Upon his passing, Mrs. Patricia Cherry, a neighbor, established this scholarship to be awarded to a student with a passion and enthusiasm for technical classes. Established 2011.
$1,000 total award to one (1) student.
Lane Tech student with an expected June graduation date.
The scholarship award is based on scholastic ability, academic excellence and financial need.
Demonstrates a passionate interest in the study of Robotics, Engineering and Technology.
Acceptance to an accredited college or university.
Choose one (1) essay, 250-350 word maximum, length may vary.
Essay Option #1
Reflecting on your time at Lane Tech, how has your experience prepared you both for college and for pursuing study in Robotics, Engineering and Technology?
Essay Option #2
What moment in your life sparked your interest in Robotics, Engineering and Technology and how do you plan to contribute to the field in the future?
Essay Option #3
What did you enjoy most about the Robotics, Engineering and Technology you took at Lane Tech?