Louisiana Delta Community College will begin the first class under the new North Delta Regional Training Academy on Monday.
Last year, the North Delta Law Enforcement Planning District voted to have Delta assume operations of the academy, pending approval of the Louisiana POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Council. The District will serve as the Advisory Committee for the academy in order to assure programming and operations comply with needs of law enforcement agencies within the region.
Cedar Creek School students who qualified for state recognition in the Duke University Talent Identification Program's seventh Grade Talent Search include Mason Jinks, Jed Mariano, Sarah Martel, Collin Moak, Ashley Palmer, Jake Reynolds, Carlie Toliver, Brandon Vessel and Mary Wynne.
These honorees have earned an award by scoring at or above the national average of recent high school graduates on at least one part of the ACT or the SAT. They were invited to a special recognition ceremony at Northwestern State University this spring.
As satellite trucks swarmed around Joe Aillet Stadium, waiting to broadcast the nationally televised football game against Tulane, thousands of additional visitors explored the various educational and extracurricular opportunities offered to students at Louisiana Tech University.
And students, faculty and staff welcomed all with open arms.