Kristi Tollett, a self-described advocate of diabetes education, was a recent guest of the Ruston Lions Club. Tollett made a presentation regarding detection and treatment as well as the impact on her own child who is diabetic.
GRAMBLING — In honor of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 civil rights bill, Grambling State University’s Lyceum Committee hosts a “Commitment of Faith” program at 7 p.m. today in the T.H. Harris Auditorium. The Black History Month event is free.
“This came about as a community project to embrace and to challenge the community to continue to grow with the dream of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.,” said King David Godwin, interim dean of the College of Science and Technology and a Lyceum committee member.
Fifty students at Mississippi College were recently inducted into the Mortar Board Cap and Gown Society for 2013-14, America’s premier national honor society that spotlights college seniors for their achievement in scholarship, leadership and service projects.
Three local students were welcomed into Mortar Board.
Those students are:
• Aaron Boersma, the son of David and Rachel Boersma, of Ruston.
• Andrew McGehee, the son of Dr. David and Michele McGehee, of Ruston.
• Elizabeth Moore, the daughter of Byron and Melinda Moore, of Ruston.