Whirlpool Donates $50,000 To “Leader In Me” Program

10/1/18 – 10:47 A.M.

A leadership program for Findlay City School students got a big boost Monday. Whirlpool donated $50,000 to the Leader in Me initiative. Superintendent Ed Kurt says the money will help pay for staff training and also benefit the students…

Audio:Ed Kurt

The Leader in Me program helps teach students in Findlay schools leadership skills as well as the importance of things like attendance and professionalism.

Kurt says theyve implemented the program in five of the eight elementary schools as well as both middle schools. He adds theyll have it in place in all the elementary schools within the next two years.

Cathy Gerber is with Whirlpool. She says the company sees a huge benefit of having the program in place and wanted to fund its success…

Audio:Cathy Gerber

Gerber says the company started getting involved in the program about a year ago and appreciates the values it teaches.