Livingston-Tangipahoa community photo gallery for Sept. 26, 2013 Livingston-Tangipahoa community photo gallery for Sept. 26, 2013 Photo provided by MELANIE JOHNSTON -- Students honored for following school's philosophy -- Several Independence Elementary School students were recently named to The first 'Big Kahuna Class' of the year. Students in Marilyn Serpas' and Christy Ard's third-grade class were presented the Big Kahuna trophy on Sept. 11. These students were nominated for following the Fish philosophy expectations. The Fish philosophy expectations are to be there, participate, choose a positive attitude, and make someones day. Students, first row from left, are Angeles Landaverde, Ren Mattei, Darcy Mattei, Andrea Morales, Jamyria Williams, Brian Fletcher and Whyt Mattei; second row, Noe Delgado, Farrakhan Washington, Anmol Samra, Sean Howard, Hakeem Smith, Chelsey Tircuit and Callie Willis; and third row, Kaslyn Montgomery, Laila Navarre, Marius Jackson, Zaliya Baker and Christoria Brown. Advocate story Oct. 05, 2013 Comments The Livingston-Tangipahoa Advocate this week includes photos from local civic, community and school groups and highlights recent events around Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes.