Math teachers at Eunice Junior High make a positive impact on instruction during the LEAP 360 testing on campus. From left are Tiffany Pedigo, seventh grade math teacher; Jackie Oberste, eighth grade math teacher; and Lauren Brown, seventh grade math teacher. Also, the junior high campus received a brand new sign donated by Dads & Kids, a local organization geared towards impacting the youth of our community. The group responded to a need at Eunice Junior High by helping improve the school’s curb appeal for the community and school family. (Submitted photo)
Mary R. Miller, right, president of Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Zeta Chapter, donated $100 to the Glendale Elementary’s Belly Buddy Program. Left, Katie Richard is the coordinator of the program, and a pre-k teacher on campus. (Submitted Photo)
Acadian Baptist Center, near Richard, will host a men’s retreat on Feb. 1-2. The speaker will be Dr. Dennis Swanberg, teacher, pastor, motivational speaker and humorist known as America’s Minister of Encouragement. He speaks to about 150 organizations, faith-based groups, and corporations every year. He has hosted two successful TV series, authored nine books, and created over two dozen DVD/CD productions. Music will be provided by Chad Boudreaux of First Baptist Church of Crowley. The cost for this event is $65, including meals and lodging; $35 for commuters, including meals.
This week’s Student of the Week is Brea Rougeau, a senior at Eunice High School. Her parents are Lorena and Darrell Rougeau.
If you had to live in another part of the world, where would you want to live and why? I would like to live in New York City because of the amount of opportunities there.
Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a criminal attorney.
What could you eat seven days a week? Chinese food.
What could you never eat? Spinach.
The City of Eunice released its Mardi Gras Festival bands line up.
All live entertainment will be held at the stage located at Walnut St. and S. 2nd Street.
Bands will include:
Friday, March 1: 7 p.m. LaRecolte.
10 p.m. Wayne Toups.
Saturday, March 2:
4 p.m. Fred Charlie & Acadiana Cajuns.
6 p.m. at the Liberty Center, Ryan Simon & Acadien and featuring the Basile Mardi Gras Association.
7 p.m. Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys.
9 p.m. Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin Cajuns.