The students of the year at St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace are eighth-grader Hailey Michelle Louque and senior Emily Louise Bergeron. They were recognized at a schoolwide Mass and received plaques and gift packs.

Hailey 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.

Emily is the student council vice president, and she is the founder and student manager of SCC’s Instagram account. She is also the captain of the SCC cheerleaders. Emily is a member of the Beta Club, Stagehands, National Honor Society, French Club, Mu Alpha Theta, SCC’s 30+ Club, and Retreat Team. In addition, Emily has received gold, silver and bronze service awards at SCC. She plans to attend Louisiana State University and major in chemical engineering.