Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition awarded scholarships to two students who plan to attend college in Louisiana to pursue engineering degrees.
Emily Nicole Duplechain, a graduate of Ascension Episcopal School, and David Francis LaCour Jr., who will be a senior at St. Thomas More Catholic High School in the 2014-15 school year, were awarded scholarships entitling them to $1,000 per semester.
Duplechain plans to begin studies in chemical engineering at LSU this fall. LaCour will pursue a petroleum engineering degree at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette beginning in fall 2015.
Hospital offers shots for kids
Women’s & Children’s Hospital will provide $10 immunizations for preschool children from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Kids Specialty Center on the first floor of the hospital, 4600 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette.
Parents and guardians are asked to bring the children’s records of immunization if available.
The program is part of the Louisiana Immunization Initiative’s Shots for Tots, launched in 1992.
Additional immunization programs will take place at the hospital Sept. 13 and Nov. 15.
Jennings police memorial
The Burton J. LeBlanc Training Facility will be dedicated Thursday at a police officers memorial honoring LeBlanc, a Jennings police officer shot and killed after answering a 911 call Feb. 5, 2000.
The facility, the former National Guard Armory in Jennings, will be renamed for LeBlanc at a ceremony that honors all police officers, firemen and other emergency responders.
The ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. at 108 Cary Ave.
Vermilionville loom workshop
Vermilionville artist Brenda Lalonde will conduct a workshop Tuesday on warping a loom from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The class will begin in the Beau Bassin home where participants will view a 200-year-old loom, then move to another section of Vermilionville to receive hands-on lessons on warping.
The offering is first come, first served and is limited to 10 people who must be 12 or older. The cost is $25 per person.
AOC offering film classes
Acadiana Open Channel will begin classes Tuesday in a summer session for teens wanting to learn film animation, a program sponsored by the Lafayette Public Library System.
Workshop 1 sessions will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Milton Branch and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 26 at the South Regional Library.
Workshop 1 will teach how to make flat images appear to be moving or flying.
Workshop 2 will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 17 at the Jefferson Street Branch and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 17 at the South Regional Library.
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