Students and Teachers of the Year at St. Edmund Catholic School were honored at the conclusion of Wednesday’s morning Mass at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. From left, are Students of the Year, Ashton Eckholdt, Twelfth-Grade Student of the Year; Henry Brown, Eighth-Grade Student of the Year; and Eli Thomas, Fifth-Grade Student of the Year. (Photos by Myra Miller)

Teachers of the Year at St. Edmund Catholic School were recognized Wednesday morning. From left are Mike Yachera, High School Teacher of the Year; Mary Joubert, Elementary Teacher of the Year; and Dana Landry, Middle School Teacher of the Year. Catholic Schools Week was recognized at St. Edmund this week also.

Kal Landry was named Supporter of the Year at St. Edmund Catholic School. Landry was recognized for his volunteer, dedication and assistance at St. Edmund sporting events.

Students of the Year, Teachers of Year at St. Edmund Catholic School

St. Edmund Catholic School honored its 2016-2017 Students of the Year, fifth-grader, eighth-grader, and twelfth-grader student were chosen.
Each year, St. Edmund Catholic School participates in the Louisiana Department of Education’s Student of the Year Program. This program is designed to recognize outstanding elementary, middle/junior high, and high school students.
This program is an excellent opportunity to recognize from each school system those students who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement.

Super Spellers at East Elementary

East Elementary named its January Operation Greatness Super Speller Awardees. Students include, seated, from left, Kristen Semien, Saigen Johnson, Adilee Dupre, Isaac Guillory, Collin Fontenot and Taven Vanzant. Second row, from left, are Anastasia Plaisance, Isaiah Manuel, Wesley Thibodeaux, C’Ona Rhines and Likiajah Thomas. In back, from left, are Kenzzley Ned, Leilun Jackson, Tobias Guillory and not pictured Raphael Maglalange. (Photo Submitted)

St. Edmund students welcome guest speaker

Brett Manuel, father of two St. Edmund students, Davis, a second grader; and Molly, a pre-k student, was a guest speaker in Ali Cormier and Mary Joubert’s classroom during Catholic School’s Week, celebrated the week of Jan. 30. Manuel is an alumni of St. Edmund Catholic School. He spoke of how his Catholic school education was a gift from his parents. He said that a Catholic school education helps a person grow in faith, increase their knowledge, and teaches what true service of others means. (Photo Submitted)

Camellia Garden Stroll scheduled Feb. 19

By: Johnny Morgan,
HAMMOND – The annual Camellia Garden Stroll at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will be held on Feb. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Visitors are invited to stroll through a collection of more than 800 camellias that was planted by Hody Wilson from the 1930s to early 1950s when he was the station superintendent, said Allen Owings, resident coordinator at the station.


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