Nowadays there is a mass exodus out of the Gulf when tropical weather threatens, but that wasn’t always so.
Each year, the Morgan City Rotary Club sponsors students from Berwick, Central Catholic and Morgan City high schools to attend a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp known as RYLA. Participants are chosen for their leadership potential, and all expenses are covered. This year camp was held at Lost Bayou Scout Camp. Pictured are Counselor and Rotarian Lea Hebert, Natalie Bourgeois and Luke Orlando from Berwick High School, and Madison Theriot and Sydney Williams from Central Catholic. MCHS was unable to attend this year.
The Morgan City Rotary Club recognizes its Rotarian of the Year and its leadership camp attendees.
The 2017 St. Mary Parish Chamber Scholarship Winners with St. Mary Parish Superintendent Lenonard Armato pictured from left to right: Grace Rentrop of Berwick High School, A’Lyrah Jones of Franklin High School, Meghan Baham of Hanson High School, Caylee Deshotel of Morgan City High School, Monica Barajas of Patterson High School, and Kennedy Abney of West St. Mary High School. Not pictured are DaJia Phillips of Central Catholic High School and Slade Saintes of Centerville High School.
Thursday was a night to recognize success in education in St. Mary Parish. The St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “Top of the Class” Education Banquet in Patterson.
Much of St. Mary Parish escaped Tropical Storm Cindy without the saturating downpours of rain initially predicted.
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