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Student of the Year candidates at Eunice Junior High

In order to qualify for Eunice Jr. High School Student of the Year students must have been enrolled in the Eunice public school system in the sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade, maintaining a 3.5 or higher grade point average, and have an outstanding discipline record. This year, nine students were eligible to participate in the selection process. In front, from left, are Jadyn Frank, Landon Dupre and Joel Clavier. In back, from left, are Leah Rabon, Kiley Tauzin, Bailey Trichell, Trissidy Semien and Iniya Rene’. (Submitted Photo)

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Pajama Day at Eunice Elementary

Students at Eunice Elementary strive to arrive on time and remain at school the entire day for their ‘Every Minute Counts’ program. They were recently rewarded with a pajama day for reaching a school-wide goal. From left, are, Gavin Navaroo, Wyatt Moreau, Carl Turk, Miracle Guillory, Jacelyn Faul and Adayvia Jones, all fourth-graders. (Photo Submitted)

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Students of the Month at East Elementary

East Elementary named its Students of the Month for October. Those students honored, included, seated, from left, Linden Olivier, Cullen Babineaux, Lillian Allison, Cobyn Andrepont and Brayston Ballew. Back, from left, are Dwanetta Scott, principal; Carliegh Sampe, Cain Watson, Olivia Fuselier and Daylin Citizen. Not pictured is Kamille Bergeron. (Submitted Photo)

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Sarah Lavergne

Class Act Student of the Week

This week’s Student of the Week is Sarah Lavergne, a senior at Eunice High School. Her parents are Shannon and Karen Lavergne.

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 France because of the art and to learn about their cooking and food.

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

What could you eat seven days a week? Sweet potatoes.

What could you never eat? Asparagus.

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Celosia is one of the many fall-blooming flowers that can be dried successfully in silica gel crystals. Photo by Allen Owings.

Gardens can provide holiday decorations

By Dan Gill
LSU AgCenter Horticulturist
Our gardens are full of plant materials that can add unique beauty to holiday decorations. Look for attractive foliage, bright berries, decorative cones or pods, and consider materials that can be dried.
Dried materials can be used to create garlands, wreaths and decorative arrangements.


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