TRAVERSE CITY — Glen Lake Community Schools is holding a benefit dinner in honor of a longtime staffer who died.
Sindy Vertel, the district’s elementary registrar, died Saturday. Vertel coached and supported Glen Lake’s Odyssey of the Mind team for more than 15 years.
Odyssey of the Mind is an international student problem-solving competition.
The district will hold the benefit dinner at the school on June 14 at 5:30 p.m.
The district is accepting contributions in lieu of flowers for family needs and to establish a scholarship in Vertel’s name.