Firefighters from the Ruston Fire Department underwent Hazardous Material Training Wednesday at Coastal Chemical Company under the auspices of officials from the LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute. Pictured are firefighters undergoing a simulated decontamination. The drill had firefighters patch a hole in a ruptured tank leaking chemicals before they practiced decontamination.
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The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture held a conference this fall and three of Louisiana Tech’s professors of architecture were invited to present.
The conference, OFFSITE: Theory and Practice of Architectural Production, took place in Philadelphia, Pa., alongside the Modular Building Institute’s Industry meeting, thus creating an atmosphere to examine various research from 45 universities.
One local Cedar Creek student is a step closer to receiving a national merit scholarship.
The National Achievement Scholarship Program has recognized Ben Siegmund as a National Achievement Finalist. Ben is the son of Bruce and Pamela Siegmund, of Ruston.
To advance to the finalist level in the competition, semifinalists must present a record of high academic performance throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by the high-school principal, write an essay and earn SAT scores that confirm their PSAT/NMSQT performance.