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Throughout the holiday season Fruge Lumber solicited donations to the Eunice Food Bank. Customers and employees contributed to fund, Crystal LeJeune, an employee, said. On Dec. 19, LeJeune, left, and Sue Darbonne, right, also a Fruge Lumber employee, delivered a check in the amount of $436.45 to the Mary Ann Guillory, Food Bank director. LeJeune said it is the second year the Fruge Lumber employees and customers have provided a donation to the Food Bank. Anyone interested in making a donation to the Food Bank should contact Guillory at 337-457-7541 or at eunicefood@att.net. (Photo by Harlan Kirgan)

Donation to Eunice Food Bank

Throughout the holiday season Fruge Lumber solicited donations to the Eunice Food Bank. Customers and employees contributed to fund, Crystal LeJeune, an employee, said. On Dec. 19, LeJeune, left, and Sue Darbonne, right, also a Fruge Lumber employee, delivered a check in the amount of $436.45 to the Mary Ann Guillory, Food Bank director. LeJeune said it is the second year the Fruge Lumber employees and customers have provided a donation to the Food Bank.

Vanessa Adamson, center, her daughter Avery, right, and her son Brock, left, were each awarded degrees during the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies Friday. (Photo by Doug Dugas/University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Mother, two children receive degrees from UL Lafayette

LAFAYETTE — Vanessa Adamson, her daughter Avery and her son Brock made the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies on Friday a family affair.
They were each awarded degrees.
Vanessa earned a master’s degree in criminal justice. Avery earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies. Brock earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
“It’s a memory we will always share,” Vanessa said.

Gov. John Bel Edwards, left, chats with Matthew Delcambre, Dr. Ramesh Kolluru and Dr. Kumer Das prior to the Fall 2018 Commencement General Assembly. The ceremony was held Friday at the Cajundome. (Photo by Doug Dugas / University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Graduation – with honors: Governor hails modest hero of Magna Carta caper

LAFAYETTE — Gov. John Bel Edwards participated in a benign ruse Friday to honor – and surprise – a University of Louisiana at Lafayette administrator who tackled a man police said tried to steal the Magna Carta.
Matthew Delcambre is director of the Center for Business and Information Technologies at UL Lafayette. In October, he and wife Alexis were visiting the cathedral in the city of Salisbury, about 90 miles southwest of London, where Delcambre had attended a conference.

UL Lafayette awards 1,260 diplomas during Fall Commencement

LAFAYETTE — UL Lafayette held Fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Friday.
There were 1,260 graduates who earned degrees during Commencement exercises.
Bachelor’s degrees were awarded to 1,068 graduates. Master’s degrees were awarded to 172 graduates. Eighteen graduates received doctoral degrees. Two graduate certificates were awarded.
Fall 2018 graduates represented 47 Louisiana parishes, 29 states and 26 countries. The class was comprised of 747 women and 513 men. The youngest graduate was 20; the oldest was 63.

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