Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way is a nationally recognized program for STEM Curriculum. 

Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way students engage in hands-on activities, projects, and problems that are reflective of real-world challenges. This compelling, real-world approach empowers students to learn essential, in-demand skills validated by the world’s leading companies, while also providing an invaluable connection between what students are learning in the classroom today and how it applies to the paths they’ll take in the future.


 “I am confident that my time at St. Mary’s Ryken has enabled me to be successful at Stanford. The academic rigor of the AP classes and the Scholars Program prepared me for a competitive university.”  Rhys ’17 completed the biomedical track in the SMR Scholars Program. She was also a member of the varsity volleyball team, National Honor Society and Interact Club, and she tutored younger students.

At St. Mary's Ryken, pathways within the Scholars Program are powered by Project Lead the Way programs and curriculum. Project Lead the Way's success in preparing students to succeed has been recognized by colleges and universities.


Brennan Hudson

Brennan Hudson ’18 completed the STEM pathway and is attending the United States Military Academy at West Point.