In the Young Authors Contest sponsored by the Louisiana Reading Association, these Bains Elementary School students are winners:

  • Second grade: Azariah Banford, Carissa Ferguson, John Stewart Hamilton, Quinn James, Gracelyn Metz, Nakeera Snowden, Mary Jane Turner and Jonah Wax.
  • Third grade: Elizabeth Blanchard, Parker Girlinghouse, Gage Gunnels, Quinn Levasseur, Evelyn Pollet, Jaxson Smith, Christian Vosburg and Addyson Williams.
  • Fourth grade: Jaze Coates, Noah Hughes, Emma Jo Lejeune, Marley Mallory, Mac Michaelson, Valarie Patin, Anya Riley, Kylee Williams and Madison Woodard.
  • Fifth grade: Madison Bellue, Isabella Bertucci, Ava Branton, Tyler Brian, Laurel Fiser,  Kayla Haselden, Tristan Jarnagan, Anna Milton and Kobe Sullivan.