Labconco in the news: Labconco helps local high school

Fort Scott High School Fume Hood Article

A Labconco fume hood might seem like an unobtainable luxury for most high school science laboratories, but Fort Scott  High School students have the advantage of sharing their home town with Labconco Corporation's Fort Scott, Kansas facility.

Labconco Plant Manager Mike Lakeman and Logistics Office Manager Kristy Bolden worked together to help Labconco donate some much appreciated upgrades to their local community in the form of a safer, more efficient science classroom for Fort Scott High School Students.

Publisher Floyd Jernigan reported in the Fort Scott Tribune, reactions from chemistry instructor Heather King and Principal Bob Beckham:

"It's just amazing that we have a business that makes this kind of product right here in our town," said King. "This is really a big deal for our students and our school. We can now do things that we couldn't do before."

"We're so appreciative of Mr. Lakeman and Kristy for their generosity," Beckham said. "This really adds a lot of benefit for our kids."

Labconco donated the tops for the work cabinet areas and also donated the...

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