Vermilion Parish 4-H News

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Demonstrations, speeches, portfolios, and foods workshop anyone? On Saturday, December 14, 2013, Vermilion 4-H held a Fundamentals workshop to learn the basics of preparing and presenting a speech or demo for Demonstration Day. In addition, 4-5th graders participated in a Healthy Snack workshop while the 6th-12th graders learned how to tackle the Portfolio record-keeping system. Beginning at 9:00 am, 4-H Agent Shannan Waits discussed the basics of a good demonstration. Marcus Broussard, a 4-H’er from Abbeville High School, presented a demo on how to make a fruit smoothie. Each participant was given a simple demonstration to practice. The group was then divided and the 4-5th graders participated in the foods workshop, then participated in a fitness activity. The 6-12th graders learned how to complete portfolios. (Submitted by Marcus Broussard, Jr. Leader Reporter)

AHS hosts 4-H Personal Development Contest

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Holly Primeaux, Dane Hebert, Loveless Decuire, Avery Hebert, Amelia Hebert, Austin Gaspard, Blair Hebert.

The 4-H Personal Development Contest was held on November 14, 2013, at Abbeville High School. First place plaques are awarded to the top two 4-H’ers in the high school division.

Domingues named EHS Student of the Year

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Catherine Domingues was recently named the 2013-14 Erath High Student of the Year. The EHS teenager has maintained a perfect 4.0 throughout her twelve years of school.

Broussard named LeBlanc Elementary Teacher of the Year

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Pictured are LeBlanc Elementary Assistant Principal Patricia Thibodeaux, LeBlanc Elementary Teacher of the Year Brandy Broussard and Principal Dawn Amy.

On Thursday, December 19, 2013, LeBlanc Elementary Principal Dawn Amy announced that Brandy Broussard was the school’s 2014-15 Teacher of the Year.