LAKER EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION Creativity, Innovation & Excellence
Laker Educational Foundation
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LEF Klima Scholarship Award/Math & LEF Klima Scholarship Award/Science
Inaugurated in 2013, the LEF Klima Scholarship Award/Math and LEF Klima Scholarship Award/Science
will be given each year to the top graduating math and science students.
The scholarships are named after the late Kari D. Klima, who was
instrumental in starting the Laker Educational Foundation (formerly the
Prior Lake-Savage Area Educational Foundation).
Kari exemplified the
purposes, the ideals and the principles for which the educational
foundation stands. She gave unreservedly of her time, her abilities, and
her services to promote the interests of the school district and the
It is befitting to have these $1,000 scholarships awarded
to the top math and science students in her name.
Kari D. Klima 1962 - 2011
The annual selection takes place by a group of math & science teachers and presented at the
award ceremony in June at Prior Lake High School.
Science - Rachel Funke
Math - Ryan Todtleben
Science - Ryan Wangsnes
Math - Kyrie Abernethy
Science - Emily Nieson
Math - Anna Mueller
Science - Megan Radtke
Math - Sam Mader
Science - Piper Gilpatric
Math - Jared Benson
Science - Elise Pfeiffer
Math - Alex Zheng
If you would like to contribute to the scholarship account, please call 952.226.0063 or
designate the Klima Award on your check. Mail to LEF, PO Box 840, Prior Lake, MN 55372.
Inspire and enrich creativity, innovation and excellence in ISD 719 | PLSAS
The Foundation is located in Prior Lake and Savage, and its mailing address is P.O. Box 840, Prior Lake, MN 55372. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt public charity under the Internal Revenue Code, and contributions are tax deductible, subject to limitations in applicable law. No goods or services are provided to any donor in exchange for contributions. Unless otherwise specified, contributions to the Foundation will be used for its general charitable purposes and endowment. This disclosure is made under Minn. Stat. 309.556.