Students in grades four through 12 are eligible to audition for the East Baton Rouge Parish Children’s Choir.
Auditions are scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Broadmoor High School, 10100 Goodwood Blvd.
Those auditioning should come prepared to sing one musical selection of choice plus “My Country ’Tis of Thee.”
The audition fee is $5 per student. Call (225) 924-6834
Arlington Prep sells plants
The Horticulture Department of Arlington Preparatory Academy is holding a plant sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through May 11 to raise funds for its educational program and classes.
Plants of all types were planted, tended and nurtured by the school’s Exceptional Student Services and general education students who are enrolled in horticulture classes.
Admission is free. The school is at 931 Dean Lee Drive.
Call Tom Dunn, (225) 766-8188 for information. Sales after 3 p.m. can be made by appointment.
Harvey named Good Citizen
Emily Harvey, a senior at Dutchtown High School, is the Louisiana Good Citizen recipient winner.
Her honor makes her the chapter, District 5 and state winner.
Good Citizen Committee Chairwoman Dianne Lawrence and Louisiana State Daughters of the American Revolution Regent Bonnie Cook presented the award in March. Harvey was chosen based on dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. The John James Audubon Chapter sponsored her.
Other Good Citizen winners sponsored by the John James Audubon Chapter are Corrissa Blount, Holden High; Tyler Browning, Northeast High; Lewis Gilbert, Walker High; Bria Jarrell, Redemptorist High; Jacob Stewart, Albany High; Taylor Garig, Zachary High; Joshua Fino, Hosanna Christian Academy; Amber Shopshire, Madison Preparatory Academy; and Taylor Conrad, Central High.
Harvey’s parents are Kim and Darrell Harvey.
Masonic lodges honor teens
Trinity Union Masonic Lodge No. 372 F&AM presented Honesty and Integrity Awards to high school juniors Christine Brignac, Baton Rouge Magnet High School; Heather Duke, University Laboratory High School; Gabrielle May, Dutchtown High School; Madeliene Poirrier, The Dunham School; Amanda Richey, University High; and Cole Sullivan, Albany High School.
Christine Brignac is the daughter of Shelley and Aubrey Brignac. Heather Duke is the daughter of Barbara and Steve Duke. Gabrielle May is the daughter of Vicki and Marc May. Madeliene Poirrier is the daughter of Wendi Poirrier and Gary Poirrier. Amanda Richey is the daughter of Judge Kathleen Richey and Warren Richey. And Cole Sullivan is the son of Dee Dee and Chad Sullivan.
The Istrouma Masonic Lodge No. 414 presented Honesty and Integrity Awards in March to Lewis Laurent, a freshman at Live Oak High School; and Jonathan Thibodeaux, a sophomore at Central High School. Laurent’s parents are Larry and Karyn Laurent, of Watson. Thibodeaux’s parents are Dr. Wayne Thibodeaux, of Monroe, and Theresa Thibodeaux, of Central.
Harvard-MIT contest results
Eight area high school students placed second in the team round of the Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament in Massachusetts in February. Students competed against 100 teams of students from throughout the U.S., China and Brazil.
Representing the Baton Rouge group and the only team representing Louisiana were Baton Rouge Magnet High students Bob Liang, Scott Wu, Steven Olsen, Leo Park, Carsten Sprunger, Willis Wang, Yue Sha and Josh Xu of North Shore High School in Slidell.
The contest is written and staffed by Harvard and MIT students and is considered to be one of the most prestigious high school math competitions in the world.
‘Around the World’ concert
The Greater Baton Rouge Children’s Chorus will present “Around the World in 60 Minutes” at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Conference Center of the First United Methodist Church’s new Youth Building at the corner of East Boulevard and America Street in downtown Baton Rouge.
Chorus members Jaime Lyn Hotaling and Lylee Hess will perform traditional Irish dance.
The chorus draws children in grades four through 10 from public, private and home schools in the community.
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