LAFAYETTE — University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration is featured in The Princeton Review’s 2012 edition of “The Best 294 Business Schools,” the university announced Tuesday.

The MBA program was also featured in The Princeton Review’s 2011 edition of The Best 300 Business Schools.

Business schools in the book are selected based on academic programs and offerings, as well as a review of institutional data collected from the schools, according to the release. Student ratings are also considered.

The university’s MBA program is classified as a part-time program and was designed for the full-time working student with afternoon or evening courses offered, according to the release.

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Youth to perform ‘Sound of Music’

LAFAYETTE — Christian Youth Theater-Lafayette presents the musical “The Sound of Music” with performances Thursday through Sunday at Angelle Hall on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s campus.

Performance times are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

School day performances are available. Call (337) 258-2349 for more information.

Tickets are $12 and $10 for children 12 and under and seniors 62 and older.

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Teen novelist to sign books at local store

LAFAYETTE — Olivia Spallino, 16, will sign copies of her novel, “Flower Picker,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at A-Bryan’s Jewelers, 4901 Johnston St.

The young author is the daughter of the store’s owners, Bryan and Angie Spallino.

The book follows 13-year-old Amelia and her neighborhood friends on the adventures and challenges they face in the transition from childhood to adolescence.

The book is available at local retailers: Cocolare Spa, And Books Too, The Bookrack, Teche Drugs & Gifts, J&R Educational Supplies, The Little Paintbrush, The Teacher’s Playground in Opelousas, Back in Time in Opelousas, Books on the Teche in New Iberia, The Percala in Ville Platte, Carmichael’s Cashway Pharmacy in Crowley, A-Bryan’s Jewelers, and