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Wild, Wild West Western Day at Eunice High was Wednesday. From left, are Caleb Sattler, Lundin Bellow, Jaslyn Randall and Brett Manuel.

Eunice High School students celebrate Homecoming Week

Eunice High School celebrates homecoming week with different dress days. Monday, seniors wore togas and underclassmen wore different colors; Tuesday was declared Aloha Day, as students dressed in their favorite Hawaiian attire. Wednesday students were dressed in western attire as they celebrated Wild Wild West. Thursday students dressed in different decades, freshmen were dressed in the 1950’s, sophomores wore 1960’s attire, juniors dressed in the 70’s; and seniors were dressed in the 80’s attire. Friday is traditional Green & White day.

Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Shelby Richardson, a senior at Eunice High School. Her parents are Nadine and Sean Richardson.

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 Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, because of how beautiful it is.

Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a dermatologist.

What could you eat seven days a week? Gumbo.

What could you never eat? Brussel sprouts.

Lisa and Harry Trahan (Photo by David Simpson)

Harry & Lisa Trahan at Liberty Saturday

The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will feature a performance by The Harry & Lisa Trahan Family Band (new CD release). Show starts at 6 p.m. The Liberty opens at 4 p.m.
Tickets are $5 for adults, and children ages 7 to 12 are $3. Children, 6, and under, admission is free.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Jean Lafitte, children can participate in arts and crafts, all free of charge.
Every Saturday: Savoy Music Center Jam Session from 9 a.m. to noon, information: 457-9563.

Betsie Fontenot

Betsie Fontenot named Eunice High Teacher of the Year

Betsie Fontenot is Teacher of the Year at Eunice High School. The 2000 graduate of Eunice High School teaches Algebra I. She started teaching at Eunice High in 2013, however, has been in her educational career since 2005.
After graduating high school, Fontenot attended LSUE for two years and continued her bachelor’s degree in secondary math education at McNeese State University. She graduated from McNeese in 2005 and began teaching the same year in August at Welsh High School in Jeff Davis parish. She was awarded Teacher of the Year there in 2011.

Pearl Manuel celebrates 102nd birthday

Pearl Manuel, a resident at OakLane Wellnees, celebrated her 102nd birthday. Manuel is with her family members. In front, from left, are, Emily Manuel, great-granddaughter; Pearl Manuel, honoree; Molly Manuel, great-granddaughter; Davis Manuel, great-grandson; Kelly Manuel, and Maude Dupre, sister of Manuel. In back, from left, are, Laura-Kate Manuel, great-granddaughter; Jamie Manuel, Ed Manuel, Sis Andrepont, niece of Manuel; and Brett Manuel, grandson. (Submitted Photo)

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