The Baton Rouge International School technology team competed in the 2022 USM SeaPerch Regional Challenge at the University of Southern Mississippi.

The AlphaZero team consisted of Chloe Carver, Joaquin Torres and Fermin Torres and was trained by Abraham Delos Reyes. They won three prizes including first place overall. They also received Best Presentation and Best Engineering Notebook, and will move on to the 2022 SeaPerch International Challenge on June 4, 2022 at the University of Maryland at College Park. Teams from all over the world will participate in underwater events with their SeaPerch ROVs.

GWFC hosts an annual district convention

The GFWC Louisiana District 6 Annual Convention was held March 16 at Broadmoor United Methodist Church, hosted by the Literary and Civic Club.

District President Gynne Klimavicz announced that the Literary and Civic Club has been named an Outstanding District Club and its member carol evans was named Outstanding District Member. Photo contest winners included Mount Love, Cathie Ryan and Lana Merliss. The winners of the Craft winners competition were Love, Chubby Autin and Charlotte Frattini. First-place winners advance to the state competition in April.

Two raffles were held, with proceeds going to the district scholarship. Jeannie Lockett, special guest, was introduced. Committee members helping with arrangements included Susan Chenevert, Jeannette Johnson and Dottie Gianelloni.

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SLU Receives State Fair Scholarship

Southeastern Louisiana University recently received an endowed scholarship from the Baton Rouge Fair Foundation. The Shannon Christian Greater Baton Rouge State Fair Scholarship Fund was established with $10,000 to recognize Christian as a board member of the Baton Rouge State Fair Foundation.

Christian is a 1995 graduate of Southeastern and a longtime BRSFF board member.

To be eligible for the scholarship, recipients must have graduated from a high school located in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge, or West Feliciana parishes and must be currently enrolled at the University of Southeastern Louisiana.

For more information, contact the Office of Financial Aid at (985) 549-2244.

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