Neighbors Notes for June 4, 2013


SERVICE ACADEMY APPOINTMENTS: U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, announced that the following students from the congressional 6th District accepted appointments to America’s service academies:

Christal Amar, Baton Rouge, U.S. Air Force Academy, McKinley High School; Alyssa Dilldine, Prairieville, U.S. Naval Academy, Dutchtown High School; Moira Fontenot, Baton Rouge, U.S. Military Academy, Episcopal High School; Benjamin Lane, Zachary, U.S. Air Force Academy, Louisiana School for Math, Science & the Arts; Brian Primeaux, Baton Rouge, U.S. Naval Academy, Catholic High School; and Stephen Steinmuller, Baton Rouge, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, McKinley High School.

LSU VETERINARY SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS: The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine distributed more than $204,000 to students in awards and scholarships at the 39th annual Awards and Honors Banquet on May 3 at the LSU Union.

Area recipients are: Meghan Allen, Leslie Hopes and Virginia Paige Taylor, Baton Rouge; Nicholas Lavie, Covington; Lindsey Clemones, Gonzales; Alex Juneau, Gretna; Amanda Daniels, Lafayette; Katie McGuffin, Livingston; Samantha May, Luling; Annalisa Hernandez, Marrero; Philip D’Antonio, Grace Davis, Arturo Otamendi and Kelsey Young, Metairie; Leslie Bass and Kaitlin Kasparek, New Orleans;

Allison Vignes, Ponchatoula; Megan Simoneaux, Rayne; Lauren Dubuc, River Ridge; Kayla Odom, St. Francisville; Rebecca Durand, St. Martinville; and Elizabeth LaFleur and Emilie Mouton, Ville Platte.

INTERDENOMINATIONAL THEOLOGICAL CENTER GRADUATES: Floyd Armstrong, Charles Peters, Eileen Kennedy and Kenneth Hall, of Baton Rouge, received the Certificate In Theology from the Interdenominational Theological Center on May 24 in Atlanta.


HARRIS COMPLETES BASIC: Army National Guard Pfc. Demycrus Harris has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Latwyla Harris, of Baton Rouge.


CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL: The Class of 1966 will have a reunion at 5 p.m. June 8 at LaFleur’s Restaurant, 6865 Magnolia Beach Road, Denham Springs. Cost is $14.95 plus tax and tip per person. Contact Marilyn Long Wurzbach, or (225) 261-0497 if planning to attend.

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