About UsGEAR UP is a federally funded grant initiative that provides students with the skills, access, preparation and information needed to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. In Lafayette, GEAR UP works collaboratively with LPSS, higher education, and business partners to provide resources to students and parents in order to prepare and motivate students to achieve beyond their current expectations.
Who We Impact
Why Do We Need GEAR UP?
(Education Commission of the States, 2003)
The Guild is an engineering club that meets twice a week after school and concentrates on student designed projects using engineering concepts and math. The students from each high school meet for a final competition at the end of each semester. The Guild was created by UL professor, Dr. Chris Carroll.