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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Diversity and Student Relations
Danny Lackey
Danny Lackey Director:
Diversity and Student Support
McKinney-Vento Liaison 
Administrative Office
6701 Delaware
Merrillville, IN 46410
Phone: 219.650.5337
Diversity and Student Relations Division focuses on looking at how to close achievement gaps by addressing cultural and climate issues that impact learning.
Cultural competency and diversity issues are addressed throughout the year starting with the orientation of new teachers, special programming and activities involving administrators, students and staff, along with overseeing the STAND, (Socially Together and Naturally Diverse) student clubs offered at our Intermediate, Middle and High School. 
Students with heads together

Danny Lackey, Coordinator of Diversity and Student Relations, has received the following awards this fall:

1. Quality of Life Council Award for Community Contribution
2. The Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana – Honorary Membership for STAND
3. The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce – Merrillville School Corporation Staff Member Outstanding Recognition
All of these awards and recognitions are tied to Mr. Lackey’s outstanding contribution to the Merrillville School Corporation, the Merrillville Community and for influencing all of Northwest Indiana through the efforts and programs associated with the Merrillville HS S.T.A.N.D. program and its many activities. These awards demonstrate that our programs and emphasis on the value of Diversity are being recognized throughout Northwest Indiana.