Lake County, Your Path Begins Here

Welcome to Lake County Learns! Your path begins here. Meet inspiring individuals like Gerardo, a Project Engineer and 21st Century Scholar Alum. Gerardo’s story is just one example of how Lake County Learns can help you succeed. Whether you’re interested in Career and Technical Education (CTE) to level up your career, or earning a degree with Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars program, we have the programs and pathways to support your goals. 


Meet Gerardo. A Project Engineer and 21st Century Scholar Alum.

High School:  Hobart

I’m Gerardo. After attending Hobart High School, I received free tuition to Purdue University because I was a 21st Century Scholar.

My parents were working class, they always wanted me to go to college, and I knew I wanted to push myself to go too. While I was in high school, I got involved in a little bit of everything: Spanish Club, Youth and Government, Swim Team, Soccer Team, and even the Golf Team…

Davionna’s Path

High School:  Lew Wallace

Charles’ Path

High School:  HIGHLAND

Osiris’ Path

High School:  HAMMOND

A’onesty’s Path


Where Will Your Path Take You?

Level Up Your Career

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Prepare for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, in-demand careers.

Earn a Degree

Indiana’s 21st Century Scholars

This program is an early-college promise program designed to make college more affordable for students.