Les Paul’s Garage – Where Students Will Invent – Opens at Les Paul Middle SchoolDecember 15, 2017 by Les Paul Foundation
The Les Paul Middle School and The Les Paul Foundation have announced the official ribbon cutting for the newly completed Les Paul’s Garage. The official ribbon cutting will be held at the school, 325 Carroll Street in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Friday, December 8 at 1:00 p.m. CST.
Les Paul’s Garage is a place of innovation and invention, a place where students will have the opportunity to create, invent and produce based on wherever their dreams take them. Students will be encouraged to use the space not only for school projects, but also to experiment and create. Les Paul dreamed big. Now students at Les Paul Middle School have the unparalleled opportunity to follow in his footsteps in the new Les Paul’s Garage
The concept is the inspiration of Lee Hansen, the school’s science teacher and Rob Bennett, the school’s principal with input from the Les Paul Foundation. The creative space for students includes technology for robotics, automation, and coding providing the opportunity and experiences in the field of design, engineering, and technological advances. Resources including 3D printing, design, programming, and engineering technology will spark curiosity and provide students insight to future career endeavors. The immediate impact for students will be a newfound engagement in their academic career.