Louisiana Tech University’s fall quarter commencement exercises were held Nov. 20 with diplomas awarded to 328 graduates. Commencement marked the close of fall quarter activities at the university, with winter quarter classes to begin Dec. 1.
Now wrapping up its fifth year of financial support for Ruston High School teachers through its Mini-Grant Program, the Ruston High School Parent Teacher Association is proud to announce the initiative provided $5,945 in funding during the 2011-12 academic year.
RHS PTA and Lincoln ACHIEVE have remained partners in an effort to support Ruston High School as it endeavors to become the best high school in Louisiana at preparing students for their chosen path following graduation. In addition, the partnership has maintained its commitment to increase support by funding more mini grants throughout the year.
The Lincoln Parish School Board is set to vote on a change order for the I.A. Lewis construction project that would install a sidewalk to the basketball courts and deduct money from liquidated damages for the contractor going over the contract time.
The board will review the change order at the regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Parish school district’s Central Office.
James Payton, new construction coordinator, said the installation of the sidewalk will cost $1,534 and add one day to the contract time.