The students of the year at St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace are eighth-grader Hailey Michelle Louque and senior Emily Louise Bergeron.

Principal Andrew Cupit announced their selection at a schoolwide Mass in January.

To be selected as student of the year, a student must earn a cumulative 3.5 grade-point average and demonstrate service and leadership. All students of the year must compile a portfolio, write a biographical sketch and be interviewed by a committee.

Louque performs community service through St. Vincent DePaul and through her church, St. Hubert. She is an honor roll student and won second place in the Fleur de Lis Pageant. She plans to attend medical school to become a pediatrician.

Bergeron is the Student Council vice president and she is the founder and student manager of SCC’s Instagram account. She is the captain of the SCC cheerleaders. She plans to attend LSU and major in chemical engineering.