Nicholls students begin ‘Operation White Socks’

Kneeling from left are Michael Lemoine, a safety technology major from Morgan City and David Grove, a safety technology major from Chackbay. Standing from left are Jeanne Murphy; Katie Mumme, a nursing major from New Orleans; Elise Pere, a family and consumer sciences major from Thibodaux; Nicollette Terrebonne, an elementary education major from Raceland; Katelynn Daigle, an elementary education major from Houma; Bruce Murphy; and Tracy Purvis, dyslexia program coordinator.

Nicholls State University President-Select Bruce Murphy and wife Jeanne on Oct. 10 visited with students spearheading the Louisiana Center for Dyslexia and Related Learning Disorders’ “Operation White Socks.” The program, in its fourth year, aims to donate new pairs of socks, paperback books and DVDs to serving members of the military. Donations can be left at the center, located in Room 166 in Peltier Hall on the Nicholls campus in Thibodaux. The deadline to donate is Nov. 1.

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