ETC… for May 23rd


This is the day students have been looking forward to since last August. Today is the last day of school.

Coushatta resident Keava Turner made the President’s Honor Roll at LSU. She maintains a 4.0 or higher average in the College of Science.

Mt Zion Baptist Church on Highway 71 North of Coushatta is holding Vacation Bible School May 29th through June 1st. Sessions are at 6:00 pm daily. For information and transportation call 318-349-2754.

Freshman Connection is Northwestern State University’s freshman orientation program. NSU will hold seven sessions beginning May 24. Four sessions will be on the Natchitoches campus on May 24-25, May 31-June 1, June 20-21 and July 10. The program will be held on the Alexandria campus June 5, and on the Leesville/Fort Polk campus June 7 and on the Shreveport campus June 13. The fee is $100 for the sessions on the Natchitoches campus and $60 for the sessions on the Alexandria, Shreveport and Leesville/Fort Polk campuses.

Recently the Red River High Pro Start program treated the faculty and support staff to lunch. Below is a picture of a couple of the students and instructor Wanda Lemoine serving lunch to teacher Keith Johnson. This week Pro Start is packing up their equipment for a move to the Springville Education Center campus. Their kitchen is being moved as part of the rearrangement of classroom buildings to clear a path for new construction on the west part of the high school campus.

The first time was a winner. Northwestern State University’s Lyric Choir won a Gold Medal in the Female Choirs category at the 3rd Budapest International Choral Celebration and Laurea Mundi International Open Competition and Grand Prix of Choral Music. The Lyric Choir is conducted by Director of Choral Activities Dr. Nicholaus Cummins. Other winning choirs in the Open Competition were from the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Taiwan.

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