CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas’ (CDA) Court St. Paul #1434 sponsored The May Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Grotto at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge. Children who participated, wearing their First Holy Communion attire, were, from left, Mackenzie Bertrand, Cadee Dautereuil, Colleen Angelle, Annie Lyons, Samuel Lyons, Bryce Stevens, Annie Cramer, Emma Dumatrait and Kennedi LaCombe. Back and center, Kathleen “Tina” Landry, CDA regent.
SM KC’S BLOOD DRIVE – The St. Martinville Knights of Columbus Blood Drive will be held Saturday, June 11, from 10:15 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the Bloodmobile in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot. From left, George Choplin, and United Blood Services representative Joseph Gray.
TEACH CHILDREN TO SAVE was a program given last month by representatives from Teche Bank and Trust Co., who visited local schools and taught students about what a bank is and how it works. Teachers and students from Catahoula Elementary, among other St. Martin Parish schools, took part in the program. (Submitted)
THE RENÉ CALAIS AWARD is given to St. Bernard students who best exemplify pride, perserverence and high standards. From left, Alyson Finch, Alex Lear, recipient; Principal Ray Latiolais; Tayler Gary, recipient; and Claire Broussard. (Submitted)
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER – Simone Dupuis, center, is the Borella Assembly Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Patriotic Essay Contest winner for 2010-11. Simone received a certificate, a $100 check to go towards her education and a $150 check for being the Lafayette diocese winner. Patriotic chairman George Choplin, left, and Lafayette diocese coordinator Lee Allen Simone, right, presented the certificate and checks. (Submitted)