STADIUM ENTRANCE, 2015
The Woodridge Foundation dedicated its newly constructed entrance to Woodridge Stadium, home of Lahoski Field and Mercer Family Track on September 25, 2015. With the help of private donations, the area surrounding the entrance now includes a new ticket booth, paved walkways, fencing, and landscaping. The new entrance streamlines the ticketing process and allows all fans and visitors faster access to the stadium. The Foundation greatly appreciates all of the support to make this a reality. Donors include the Jack Mercer Family, Terry Lumber (Lahoski Family), Woodridge Booster Club, John Blackfan, Melissa Wilkinson, Doug and Teena Snyder Family, Eastridge Construction -Don Champa, Perrin Asphalt, Woodridge Recreation Association, Woodridge Music Club, Woodridge Boys Soccer, Woodridge Football, Woodridge Boy and Girls Cross Country, Woodridge Boys and Girls Track, Woodridge Baseball and Other Anonymous Donors.
BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY, 2012
The Woodridge Foundation implemented the Biomedical Engineering and Technology Academy (BETA) during the 2012/13 school year. Classroom upgrades and new equipment were purchased by the Foundation to guarantee the success of this new class offering. This program is made available to all students in the six district compact (Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Kent Roosevelt, Stow, Tallmadge, Woodridge) meeting the required prerequisites. This emerging science focuses on applying the principles of engineering and technology to life sciences. The format of the Tech Prep Initiative is discovery-based, with an emphasis on current technology, developments and research. Students will focus on modern field usage of biotechnology in engineering, pharmaceuticals, medicine, agriculture and others. It is a two-year program with the opportunity to earn college credit through the University of Akron.
THE FIELD HOUSE PROJECT, 2010