Fest welcomes freshmen

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Gator 2 Gator members Naomi Keller, 17, and Landon Boudreaux, 14, try to pop a balloon between them during an ice-breaker activity July 24 at Swamp Fest at St. Amant High School. Incoming freshmen learned school rules and cheers and met mentors who offered to help them navigate their first year at the school.
Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Gator 2 Gator members Naomi Keller, 17, and Landon Boudreaux, 14, try to pop a balloon between them during an ice-breaker activity July 24 at Swamp Fest at St. Amant High School. Incoming freshmen learned school rules and cheers and met mentors who offered to help them navigate their first year at the school.

St. Amant High School freshman got a taste of high school life July 24 during the school’s annual Swamp Fest.

The pep rally-style orientation included sessions for students and talks for parents.

The school’s Gator 2 Gator mentoring club hosted the program.