St. Mary Association of Educators members Brandan Trahan of Morgan City High, and Sherry Thompson, center, and Esther Hawkins of J.A. Hernandez hold fans showing their support for two elementary schools considered for closure at a special school board meeting Monday at the Central Office Complex. The board later voted to close both schools, M.D. Shannon and Hernandez, as a cost-cutting measure.
The Daily Review/Bill Decker
CENTERVILLE -- By a pair of 7-4 votes Monday, the St. Mary Parish School Board carried through on plans to close M.D. Shannon Elementary in Morgan City and J.A.