CENTERVILLE, La. — Representatives from the St. Mary Parish Foundation presented a check for $10,...
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The St. Mary Parish Foundation presented a check Wednesday for $10,000 to Donald Augillard, St. Mary Parish school superintendent. The money is to be used for arts and music programs. Front, from left, are Larry Callais, foundation board member; Susan Guidry, foundation selection committee; Aguillard; Alice Pecoraro, board member; and Jennifer Morice, selection board member; Second row, from left, are Lori Williams, Patterson High School teacher; Abbie Paradee, St. Mary Parish Schools Talented Arts Program at Berwick Junior High School; Sonya Johnson, Centerville High School Survey of the Arts Program; Reagan Beaubouef, Patterson Junior High School; and Michael Swiber, Morgan City High School Mighty Tiger Band. Third row, from left, are Rachel Wilson, Patterson High School principal; Debra Torline, Berwick Junior High School assistant principal; Michael Galler, Centerville High School principal; Suzanne Bergeron, Patterson Junior High principal; and Mickey Fabre, Morgan City High School principal.