There are a number of great scholarships available for high school students. Check out Riverdale’s Facebook page for several of them.
Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) Boot Camp this spring. Sessions will be held on Feb. 2, 9 and 23 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and April 3 and 5 from 8 a.m. until noon.
The class will be on the second floor of South Hall on NSU’s Natchitoches campus. The fee is $50 for those who pre-register and $75 on the day of class. Students will receive study tips and a review of TEAS sections on reading, math, science and English. For more information, call (318) 357-6355, (800) 376-2422 or go to nsula.edu/ece/non-credit-programs.
The 3rd Annual Bulldog Beauties Pageant is coming to Red River Elementary School April 14th. The contestant entry deadline is March 29th. Entry Fee is $40. Get more info from Jasmine Williamson at 663-0560.
More honors for Red River athletes. Makayia Hallmon has been named to the All Area Girls Basketball First Team and Oksanna Williams has been named to the Second Team. The selection is made by a local paper in Shreveport.
If you were headed down the Red Oak Road (Highway 480) on Tuesday and got turned around at the barricades, the road was reopened after a few hours. The state Department of Transportation said that the closure was the result of a diesel spill. The mess was cleaned up and the road reopened late in the day.