The Baton Rouge Area Chamber is accepting applications for the 2020 class of its Leadership Baton Rouge program through May 31 at brac.org/leadership.
Deondrais Boxley of Vidalia High School in Concordia Parish was elected president of the executive leadership team of the Louisiana DECA High School Association during the group's annual career development conference in Baton Rouge. Members of the…
LSU marketing students concentrating on professional sales recently won scholarship money in a business-to-business, or B2B, sales competition sponsored by the E. J. Ourso College of Business Professional Sales Institute
Runnels School sixth-grader Noah Hebert was named the top online fundraising student in the Mississippi/Louisiana chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2018 Pasta for Pennies campaign.
Anna Kadi, a senior at Runnels High School, has been named a candidate in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Only 4,500 students were chosen for the program from the pool of nearly 3.6 million seniors expected to graduate from U.S. high …
The Grand Prix winners in the Pinewood Derby held Feb. 23 at Sacred Heart of Jesus School were A.J. Jones of the fifth-grade Arrow of Light Den, first; Daniel Campbell of the first-grade Tigers Den, second; and Harrison Connolly of the Arrow of Li…
The All Paws on Deck walk for pet cancer awareness will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge.
The Baton Rouge Corvette Club will hold its St. Jude Open Car Show on April 13 at the Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park, 57845 Foundry St., Plaquemine. Registration will end at 11:30 a.m., and the awards ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America has announced that Charlie’s Place Activity and Respite Center, in Baton Rouge, has earned AFA’s “Excellence in Care Dementia Care Program of Distinction.”
St. Michael the Archangel High School has chosen Allyson LaBorde, a member of its Class of 1999, as its 2018-19 diocesan distinguished graduate.
The fall 2018 Dean's List at Washington University in St. Louis includes two students from Baton Rouge: Christian Beauchamp and Ellen Bottcher, each of whom is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences.
Second Chance Dog Rescue is a foster-based, registered nonprofit dedicated to saving homeless dogs primarily from shelters as well as dogs surrendered by their owners.
The mission of Friends of the Animals is to rescue, place in homes or save dogs, puppies and other pets from euthanasia in East Baton Rouge Parish. FOTA operates the Dog Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road, from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 11…
Cat Haven of Greater Baton Rouge is a nonprofit rescue organization for cats and kittens. The Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road, is open for adoptions from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Ad…
The St. George Fire Department operates eight fire stations, and its two response districts are roughly separated by Airline Highway, with one zone mostly north and east of Airline Highway, while the other is south and west of Airline Highway.
Episcopal School of Baton Rouge students Abhay Basireddy, Akshay Basireddy and Charlie Roth recently received seed funding from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy of Baton Rouge investor panel for their business proposals:
The Animation Career Review ranked the LSU graphic design program first in the state, and highly nationally, in its 2019 Graphic Design School Rankings, published in February.
Connor Porthouse, a 15-year-old sophomore at Runnels High School in Baton Rouge, has earned a 36 or perfect score on the ACT, acing the college readiness exam on his rookie attempt.
Kindergarten classes at St. Jean Vianney School in Baton Rouge celebrated Read Across America week with a reading of "Wacky Wednesday" by Dr. Seuss.
Master Gardeners will discuss exotic gingers and opportunities for citizen scientists from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 28 at the Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge.
A free Grandparents Raising Grandchildren conference with informational workshops and community resource booths will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 12 at Holiday Inn South, 9940 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge. Lunch will be provided. To r…
First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, will present free performances of the musical "Godspell," as reimagined by local director Terry Byars, April 5-7.
About three dozen artists are expected to participate in an en plein-air painting event March 28-30 at Independence Botanical Gardens, 7950 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge.
Registration for BREC summer camp begins from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23, for residents of East Baton Rouge Parish. For residents of other parishes, registration will open at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2.
Both classroom lectures and "hot drills" were on the agenda for the Louisiana Instructors and Firefighters Training Conference held March 7-9 at the Renaissance Hotel on Bluebonnet Boulevard and at the St. George Fire Training Center on Airline Hi…
The Dixie Electric Membership Corp. has chosen Eric Ho, a junior at Runnels High School in Baton Rouge, as one of four winners in its Rural Electric Youth Tour essay contest, earning an all-expense-paid weeklong trip to Washington, D.C., this summer.
St. Jean Vianney School in Baton Rouge had two winners in the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair held March 1 in Lake Charles.
The National Junior Charity League recently recognized Ellen Fargason, a senior at St. Michael the Archangel High School, for her service to the Baton Rouge community.
St. Jean Vianney School added to Baton Rouge Carnival traditions by holding the first Krewe of Lil' Gators parade on March 1, involving prayer partners in fourth grade and prekindergarten.
The MAPP construction company has committed $200,000 toward construction of playhouses in the garden of the new, freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.
Educators at Kenilworth Science and Technology School in Baton Rouge are treating computer coding as a skill as essential as reading and math in our increasingly computerized world, school leaders said in a news release.
Brenda Wilson wore a white- and blue-laced wedding dress on her big day 36 years ago. Her dress, still packaged in a shadow box, had its “little day” Feb. 16 when the Slaughter resident donated it to Born with Angels Wings, so it could be turned i…
BATON ROUGE — Pelican State Credit Union announced two new $1,000 scholarship awards designed to benefit students who have excelled in specific areas outside of their scholastic record, bringing the total awarded to 2019 high school graduates to $15,000.
Bailey Tinsley, a junior in the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, has been named one of the top 15 American Advertising Federation students in the United States, a top honor that brings with it prestigious internship opportunities.
LaSalle Elementary School recently received a donation of $2,500 in equipment allowing students to practice life-saving techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation during physical education classes.
On March 14, World Kidney Day, and throughout the month of March, National Kidney Month, the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana is reminding all Louisianians to “Heart Your Kidneys.”
The Lakeshore Lions Club will host a meeting for parents seeking information about the special-needs Lions Camp at 1 p.m. March 18 at the Baton Rouge Marriott.
The Disney Institute will present its professional development course, Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence, at the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business, 501 South Quad Drive, Baton Rouge from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 16.
Two football players at St. Michael the Archangel High School have signed to continue as student-athletes in college.
Members of the Beta Club at St. Jean Vianney School in Baton Rouge presented a living literature scene based on "Peter Pan" by J.M. Barrie during the state Beta Club convention in Lafayette.
Runnels School sophomore Evan Beoubay played clarinet at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Feb. 10 as part of the venue's High School Honors Performance Series. The program brings together accomplished student musicians in grades nine through 12 f…
At Runnels High School in Baton Rouge, all four National Merit semifinalists have advanced to finalist standing, making them eligible for National Merit scholarships to be awarded in the spring.
The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars has selected Dunham School seniors Parker Harris and Luke Russell as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars program, one of the highest honors bestowed upon graduating seniors.