Way Back Wednesday: Dec. 20, 2017
Published 12:02 am Wednesday, December 20, 2017
- Dec. 23, 1971: Participants in the first annual gumbo cooking festival at Riverside Academy included, seated, from left, Alvin Lambert, Lloyd Poirrier, Glynn Weber, Raymond Audiffred, E.J. Laurent, A.J. Oubre, Rueben Klibert, standing, Hubert Oubre, Pete Zeringue, Vincent Simon, second place winner; Ferrel Pollet, Gerald Melancon, third place winner; Edward Montz, Dave Weber and Alvin Guidry.
Dec. 17, 1981: Winners in Category 1, Americanism poster contest sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 3337 are shown, from left, Perry Naquin, first place and Stephanie Champagne, second place, both from Ascension of Our Lord School and Shane Thomas, third place, St. Joan of Arc student. Back row, from left, are Paul and Maria Duhe and Norma Madere, Americanism chairperson.
Dec. 19, 1991: Four John L. Ory Elementary School students in the Chapter 1 program were honored for academic achievements during the first nine-weeks grading period. Among those receiving silver cards (A and B averages) were, from left, Lawana Bolden, third grade; Ashley Johnson, first grade; Deval McGary, first grade; and Blake Maus, third grade.