ROCKFORD — Mandy Ross, principal of the LYDIA Urban Academy in Chicago, will teach first aid to students at Rockford’s LYDIA Urban Academy (LUA), 223 S. Winnebago St., third floor, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today.
Lynne Strathman, executive director of LUA, said, “This training is intended to prepare students for future success by teaching them skills that others may not have. It gives them a competitive edge when applying for jobs.” George Krepel, LUA’s math, science, and life skills teacher added that this training will “give the students not only pertinent medical safety knowledge but provide great social and life skills experience.”
LUA is a NCA accredited, non-traditional Christian high school whose goal is to serve students who are not succeeding in a traditional school system by focusing on character education, work readiness, life skills training and mentoring. For more information, call 815-966-0039.