September 2019
The LPEF newsletter is a monthly publication highlighting LPEF activities and upcoming events.
For questions, comments, or more information, please contact Becky Wyatt, executive director of LPEF, at rwyatt@lphs.org or 630-295-5264.
Lake Park Educational Foundation Celebrating 30 Years!
Thank you for all your support over the last 30 years!

Because of your involvement, the Foundation has provided:
  • Over $200,000 in college scholarships
  • Over $140,000 in innovative teacher grants
  • Over $20,000 in emergency support for students with financial need
  • Creation of the Spirit of Excellence awards, Memorial Garden, Robotics Partnership, TAP Partnership, RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership) scholarships

Join us in continuing to grow the impact on Lake Park students' lives!
Lake Park Alumni - Homecoming and Reunions
Calling all LP Alumni - Join the Lake Park Educational Foundation for two 2019 Lake Park varsity football games on Friday, September 13 and Friday, September 27 in the Alumni End Zone . The varsity games start at 7:30 p.m. All LP alumni, staff, and retirees are invited to sit together in the Alumni End Zone.

Graduating classes celebrating milestone reunions this year (classes ending in "9" or "4") will be recognized at the game! No reservations required to sit in the Alumni End Zone but attendees must purchase a ticket to the game. Additional details on the Alumni End Zone can be viewed on the Alumni website .

In addition to the homecoming game, a number of class reunions are upcoming. The classes of 1958, 1959, 1960, 1964, 1969, and 2009 are planning reunions in the next month. For information on those reunions, please visit the Alumni website .
Save the Date - Night of Fine Dining & Theatre
Join us on Friday, December 13, 2019 for a wonderful evening enjoying an elegant winter tasting menu prepared by our culinary students, a silent auction, and reserved seating for the Lake Park production of A Christmas Story

The evening starts at 5:00 p.m. with dinner and the silent auction, followed by the play at 7:30 p.m. at Lake Park's East Campus. Tickets will go on sale in October.

We are currently soliciting for silent auction items. Please visit the Night of Fine Dining & Theatre website  for more information on donating to the silent auction and the event.
Lake Park Distinguished Alumni Nominations
The LPEF annually honors distinguished alumni through its Spirit of Excellence - Distinguished Alumni Award. Nominees for this award must have graduated from Lake Park High School at least 10 years ago and must have attended the school for at least two years. 

Distinguished alumni are men and women who have made outstanding contributions in endeavors such as education, science, business, humanitarianism, literature, religion, fine arts and public service. Spirit of Excellence - Distinguished Alumni Award recipients will have an opportunity to visit classes during the school day and will be honored at a celebration dinner in April 2020.

Nominations are being accepted now through November 29, 2019 . To nominate an alumni please access the nomination form.
Thank You to Our 2018-2019 Annual Sponsors
Thank you to our generous sponsors from last year:

Silver Sponsors
  • Itasca Bank & Trust

Blue Sponsor
  • HR Imaging
  • Catering with Elgance
  • Printing Plus
  • Electri-Flex
  • Sodexo
  • Lake Park Education Association

White Sponsor
  • Wickstrom Chevrolet

To learn about sponsorship opportunities for this year, please contact Becky Wyatt, LPEF executive director at rwyatt@lphs.org or 630-295-5264.
Ways to Get Involved with LPEF
Lake Park HS Educational Foundation | 630-295-5264 | rwyatt@lphs.org | www.lphs.org/foundation