AEP provides LISD with STEM scholarships

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- American Electric Power donated 1.6 million dollars to the Laredo Independent School District, to help kids learn more about the STEM fields.

The grant will be divided between three middle schools and two high schools in the district.

The goal is to get kids interested in science and math at a young age, through educational trips in the city.

To get this program started, students from different schools took a trip to the Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center where they focused on biology.

LISD is the only district in the state to receive this grant and is 1 of 7 school districts in the nation.