Mount Carmel Academy Student Council wins state honors _lowres

Photo provided by Mount Carmel Academy—Members of the Mount Carmel Academy Student Council include, front row from left, Shannon Glennon, Ashley Accardo, Vanessa Barrios and Rachel Turley. In the second row are Madeline Zimmer, Elizabeth Duclaux, Grace Walser, Erin Fortier, Falene Nunez and Sissel Erickson.

The Mount Carmel Academy Student Council won the Big Bucks plaque at the recent convention of the Louisiana Association of Student Councils by donating more than $1,000 to Make a Wish, the state association’s charity. It also earned recognition as a Gold Council. Student Council President Madeline Zimmer won first place in the oratory contest, and Rachel Turley was elected as parliamentarian for the district.