Miss La. offers advice to LSMSA students _lowres

Photo provided by Crystal Evans -- Gathered for a photo at Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts are, front from left, Lisa Benner, Shona McCullough, Kelsey Meshell, Erykah Wells, Miss Louisiana April Nelson, Ally Nguyen, Annie Noel and Lauren Sakryd; and back, Beth Fontenot, Maya Bochas, Lucy Rhymes, Jessica Hinote, Jeff Thomakos, Christina Arey, Jared Hulsey, Charlie Roppolo, Josh Savage, Josef Hofman and Aryiana Moore.

Miss Louisiana April Nelson spoke with musical theater cabaret students at Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches on Jan. 15.

Nelson offered advice for those wishing to pursue a musical career and shared her experiences as Miss Louisiana and her plans for the future, a news release said.

The class is led by Lisa Benner and Jeff Thomakos.

Local students include Christina Arey and Shona McCullough, both juniors from Baton Rouge.