The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand opening of the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Ruston on Sept. 13. The 84-room hotel features a choice of rooms with a single, king or two king-sized beds, complementary signature Holiday Inn Express Fresh Start full hot breakfast, Wi-Fi, outdoor pool and a fitness center. Located at 1312 Hospitality St., the Holiday Inn Express phone number is (318) 232-1230.
Lincoln Parish STEM instructor Amy Guerin has been tapped to lead the Oceanography Camp at the prestigious Preston Middle School STEM Institute in Fort Collins, Colo. Selected through a nationwide search, Guerin is set to share her expertise in marine science during the first two weeks of June 2012.
“I was interviewed the first day of Christmas break and really thought it was a long shot because of the pool of applicants from across the country,” Guerin explains. “So I was really surprised and absolutely thrilled when I found out that I had the position. This is such an incredible opportunity.”