Local students are learning to wield business skills at a young age thanks to the recent implementation of the “Lemonade Day” project at Ruston, Cypress Springs, Glen View and Hillcrest elementary Advanced Learning Academies.
The Lemonade Day project is a national program that provides children with the tools to create a business plan for a lemonade stand. The plans can vary and students can either work as a class or be split off into groups when presenting their business model.
Regional Director for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Mike Strain, right, was present at the Oct. 10 Lincoln Parish School Board meeting to present Lincoln Parish Schools Superintendent Danny Bell with a plaque in recognition of the school systems achievement and effort in working and achieving SACS accreditation earlier this year.
Louisiana Tech University is among the top 1,000 universities in the world, according to the Center for World University Rankings.
Executive Director Of Communications Dave Guerin said Tech garnered a 626 ranking, which made it in the top 2.6 percent among more than 25,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide and the final school of five Louisiana universities to be ranked in the list.
“We are thrilled to be included in the world rankings,” he said. “Coming up in the 2.6 percent in the world is quite the accomplishment.”
Many Southern women pride themselves on providing the best Southern hospitality they can offer to any guests who enter their home, and sometimes it’s the little things that make the biggest impact.
At 6 p.m. Thursday in the Lincoln Community Room, the Lincoln Parish Library will host “Fancy Folds: A New Twist on Hospitality.” Community members are invited to learn how to fold towels and toilet paper in unique ways that will impress their guests.