Top: FBLA members are sworn into office. Middle: Pictured are student council members. Bottom: The FFA Forestry Team is pictured including members who will be competing at the state competition in November — Ty Best, Hunter Finley, John Pruden and Caleb Ogden.
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More than 550 Lincoln Parish third- through fifth-graders participated in an interactive program about nutrition, biology and healthy living Thursday at Ruston’s Cypress Springs Elementary School.
The Body Walk program, a 35x45 foot enclosed walk-through exhibit representing the human body, features 11 stations: the Smart Bodies cafeteria, brain, mouth, stomach, small intestine heart, lungs, bones, muscles, skin and pathway for life.
Theron Phillips, environmental specialist with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, teaches fifth graders from Union Parish about how water moves through soil at WaterFest at the Lincoln Parish Park this morning. Phillips’ presentation was one of several that students watched at the event. The goal of WaterFest is to educate youth on the Sparta Aquifer and practical ways to conserve natural water resources.
The Littera Club met for their first meeting of the 2012-13 year on Sept. 5 at the First National Bank Conference room. Hostesses Erma Hudson, Sarah Williams, Emily Baugh, Joan Gordon, Kathey Roane and Carolyn Russell had prepared individual picnic baskets filled for each member.