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Former students receive fellowships

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Two Louisiana architecture students who won past Traveling Fellowships presented reports about their travel studies at the annual Celebrate Architecture event held March 8 in Baton Rouge. The fellowship is given annually by the Louisiana Architectural Foundation to an architecture student to broaden his/her architectural education through travel studies. Celebrate Architecture is sponsored by the American Institute of Architects Louisiana affiliate (AIA LA).

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RPAR offers Cardio Tennis

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Cardio Tennis is offered by Ruston Parks and Recreation at 10:30 a.m. Mondays and at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Tuesdays. The cost is $5 per class.
Cardio Tennis is a full body, calorie-burning workout on the tennis courts. This program is a high energy fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise.

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Professor participates in women’s entrepreneurship symposium

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Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for administration and strategic initiatives and the Wayne and Juanita Spinks Professor of Mathematics at Louisiana Tech University, was a panelist for the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) second annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium, March 25-26 in Shreveport.
The event was hosted by U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu and the City of Shreveport, and focused on the vital importance of intellectual property protection in the success of innovative businesses. The symposium provided a unique opportunity for attendees to learn specifically about the value of patents and trademarks in their businesses.

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Louisiana diabetes advocates visit Washington, D.C.

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In an effort to Stop Diabetes and the devastating effects of this disease in community, Kristi Tollett and her 11-year-old daughter, Anna Katherine, diabetes advocacy leaders in Ruston, joined Diabetes Advocates from across the country in Washington, D.C. and thousands more who contacted their Members through phone and email, to urge Congress to make critical investments in diabetes research and prevention.

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Local club presented with check

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Pepsi Presents a check in support of local Boys and Girls Club ProDay Event. Pictured are Brian Wolfe, left, Pepsi representative, and Eldonta Osborne, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club, with a few Boys and Girls club members.

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Fishing club members catch winning prize

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Two members of Louisiana Tech’s Bass Fishing Club have reeled in some serious cash.
Sophomore agriculture business major Peyton Igo and sophomore construction engineering major Matthew Loetscher placed first at the National Guard Forrest L. Wood College Fishing Southern Conference event at Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Lufkin, Texas.
The duo caught five bass that weighed in at 15 pounds, 8 ounces. Igo and Loetscher won $5,000 and said the money will go back into the club account.

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Local schools raise money for MOD

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Ruston High School held its first Blue Jeans for Babies fundraising event to benefit the March of Dimes. This event was sponsored by the RHS Student Council. Students were given the option to wear jeans to school that day rather than the traditional school uniform slacks, by making at least a $1 donation to the March of Dimes. Money will be used to help fund research and care for babies born with birth defects or born prematurely. Landon Sims, freshman representative to the Student Council, coordinated the event. Student Council officers presented a check for $171.30 on behalf of the Ruston High student body, faculty and staff to Nancy Darland, Lincoln Parish March of Dimes Volunteer. Accompanying them are RHS Student Council Vice-President Jake Haddox and President Nick Letendre.

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CHURCH NEWS

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Sunday, April 8, 2012

ASSEMBLY OF GOD
First Assembly 
of God
“Living in the Spirit” class on Sunday at 9:45 a.m. will help you understand the Holy Spirit’s role in your life. Children’s church at 10:45 a.m. will teach your children to know God and the Bible. Nursery up through age 3 is provided on Sundays at 10:45 a.m. and by request on Sunday night and Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Our sixth-12th grade youth ministry is growing. Join us at 6 p.m. Sundays. We also invite you to come pray with us. For more information, call 255-8932 or email fishin4men@bellsouth.net.
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BAPTIST
Calvary

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