The annual Academic Awards Banquet was held Feb. 13. Listed are the names of all students who were honored at the banquet. In order to be recognized, students had to have been a Lincoln Parish student for one full academic year, earned at least a 3.5 grade point average and taken certain classes set forth by guidelines. The awards were based on the school year ending May 2011.
Students awarded (listed by number of years they have received the award) at each school were as follows:
Grocery store, pharmacy and retail options set for Legends Square Retail Development in Grambling is projected to create 100 full-time jobs and add to the local tax base, according to project developers.
The City of Grambling; Kimble Development; Enhanced Community Development LLC, a subsidiary of Enhanced Capital; Hamptons Roads Ventures LLC; and First NBC Bank announced the economic development project that is being financed in part by $10 million in federal new markets tax credit allocations.
The Lincoln Health Foundation has awarded a $53,000 grant to Louisiana Tech University’s School of Human Ecology to establish the Parents’ Academy for Lincoln Parish Schools and Parental Health & Educational Support Network.
These programs, developed by Tech professors Heather McCollum, Mary Murimi, Jan Colvin, Amy Yates and Yeonsoo Kim, will provide parents of Lincoln Parish students with health education and family support resources.
Louisiana Tech University’s summer commencement will take place at 10 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Thomas Assembly Center with Corre Stegall, former vice president for university advancement at Tech, serving as keynote speaker.
Stegall, who is a 1966 alumnae of Louisiana Tech, retired last month after a 25-year career at Tech as an English professor, alumni and development director and vice president of advancement. She earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in education, and returned to Tech in 1969 as an assistant professor of English.