On Feb. 10, 2021, Valerie Agnello, program specialist with the Independence Branch of the Tangipahoa Parish Library, receives Random Acts of Kindness Valentines from the students of Independence Leadership Academy delivered by Assistant Principal Melanie Johnston.

As part of Independence Leadership Academy's Valentine's Day Random Acts of Kindness project, students in all grade levels created valentines for the Independence community, including the Mayor's Office, Police Department, Fire Department and the Independence Branch Library.

The students also spread love to the Tangipahoa Parish school system's board, superintendent and the departments at the school system central office.