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From Fremd Student to Award Winning Engineering Teacher

When Michael Karasch looks back on the start of his freshman year at William Fremd High School, he admits he was not in the best position academically.    “My family moved to the area just before my freshman year,” said Karasch, who graduated in 1999.  “I was not on the best path coming into that year.  I was not getting particularly good grades, but it was a fresh start at a new school and Fremd embraced me.”  Following his college graduation, Karasch began working in computer programing, but did not&nb...

D211 Post: William Fremd High School Named Among Distinguished High Schools by Project Lead The Way

              William Fremd High School has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Engineering. It is one of just 133 high schools across the U.S. to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of K-12 students and teachers in over 10,500 schools across the U.S.             “I am very happy we received this,” said Applied Technology Department Chair Paul Hardy.  “One thing we pride oursel...