Rylee Richard, third grader at East Elementary, receives a congratulatory hug from Police Chief Randy Fontenot during November’s Operation Greatness event. Looking on is Aislen Ceasar, a third grader. Students each month earn various top awards, and parents and guests are invited to attend the ceremony. Fontenot presented awards and achievements during the event. (Photo Submitted)
This week’s Student of the Week is Kadryn Lawyer, a senior at Eunice High School. Her parents are Nicole Chapman and Kenny Lawyer.
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 Greece, because it seems so peaceful.
Do you have a career wish? I would like to become a veterinarian.
What could you eat seven days a week? Pizza.
What could you never eat? Sushi.
Jerry Ackerman, a student speaker on social media, was a guest at St. Edmund. Ackerman spoke to St. Edmund parents on Dec. 7 about Parenting the Snap Chat Generation. He guided parents through steps to safe guard students through their usage on social media. Ackerman also spoke to Pre-k through sixth-graders on Dec. 8 about the differences between bullying and conflict and procedures and steps to handle these situations. Ackerman spoke with seventh through twelfth-graders about Five Things Every Teenager Needs to Hear.
Philomena Bernard, left, Keila Keith and Ricky Coutee were the judges at Central Middle School’s science fair held Friday in the school’s library. (Photo by Myra Miller)
The “Rendez-vous des Cajuns” Cajun Music Radio & TV show Saturday at the Liberty Center at 6 p.m. will feature a performance by Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Show starts at 6 p.m.
Advanced tickets are $15.
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.