Troy Landry of History Channel’s “Swamp People” signs a photograph for Kamille Lightfoot, 7, of Patterson, with her father Jonathon Lightfoot next to her, at the Bayou Rentals grand re-opening in Patterson on Saturday.
The Junior Auxiliary of East St. Mary has partnered with the three junior high schools in the Tri-City area to reward students exhibiting good character. The program is called JA Gems. The following students were chosen for the first nine weeks at Morgan City Junior High School. From left are JA representative Laura Holloway, honorees James Bennett III, Ciera Lanell Guidry and Erika Rodriguez, and Junior Auxiliary representative Laura Leftwich.
Morgan City Junior High School seventh- and eighth-grade math honors students recently traveled to Lafayette to watch a play at the Heymann Center. The play explained why math is important with the help of famous historical mathematicians including Albert Einstein, Ada Lovelace, Blaise Pascal and Pythagoras. After the play, students had a picnic lunch at Girard Park in Lafayette.
Patterson State Bank recently made a donation to the Miles Liner Foundation for the 5K run/walk “Run for Miles” scheduled April 13. The Miles Liner Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to continue the memory of Miles by providing scholarships to local high school seniors wishing to further their education. From left are Mike Liner, representing the Miles Liner Foundation; Asia Breaux, Patterson State Bank’s assistant head teller; and Lynn Liner, representing the Miles Liner Foundation.
M.E. Norman Elementary celebrated 100 Days of Learning recently. Students participated in T-shirt and poster decorating, 100 count exercises, 100 count snack making and much more. T-shirt winners, from left, are Anita Billiot, Yavier Burgos-Rodriguez, Kaya Compton, Lillian Berry, Myllah Brown, Robin Dugas and Paytin Taylor.
The St. Mary Parish School District February employees of the month were presented during Thursday’s meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are, from left, Molly Pourceau, seventh-grade reading and English language arts teacher, B.E. Boudreaux Middle; Lou Jennings, first grade, Hattie Watts Elementary; Christy Theriot, physical education coach, Morgan City High; and Rebecca Lawrence, reading and English language arts teacher, Centerville School.
The St. Mary Parish School District February students of the month were presented during Thursday’s meeting of the St. Mary Parish School Board. They are, from left, Breeze Simoneaux, eighth grade, B.E. Boudreaux Middle; Brailee Cooper, fourth grade, Hattie Watts Elementary; Kayla South, 12th grade, Morgan City High; and Kennedy Adams, eighth grade, Centerville School.
St. Mary Parish Foundation board members presented a $500 check to Morgan City High School’s Michael Swiber, band director, and Tim Hymel, vice principal, in recognition of the band’s performance at the 2012 raffle celebration. The foundation raised more than $10,000 to be given to arts and music programs through grants. From left are Hymel, Swiber, Dr. Donna Tesi, chairwoman of the foundation; and Alice Pecoraro and Larry Callais, foundation board members.
At the Main Street Board of Directors meeting Feb. 6, the Rev. Chrispin Smith was presented a plaque for 15 years of dedicated service to the Main Street Program. Smith has been on the Main Street Board of Directors serving as treasurer since Morgan City became a Main Street Community in 1997. His term ended in December. Smith stated how much he loved working with the board over the years and how much he cared about the City of Morgan City. From left are board member Christina Bourg; treasurer Lauren Hebert; board member Juanita Lagard; chairman C. Floyd Cloutier Jr.; vice chairman Jerry Boyles; Smith; board member Don Day; assistant Beth Price; manager Steve Morell; and city councilman Barry Dufrene. Not pictured are board members Jan Larocca, Francis Stevens and Phyllis Glover; and secretary Sharon Robichaux.