Laboratory High community updates

Quentin Loyd was selected Student of the Year, at Grambling Laboratory High School. Quentin is the son of Catina and Ronald Ford. He has been a student in the Grambling Laboratory Schools system for the past six years. Quentin was recognized for his excellence in academics. He scored a 26 on the ACT and plans to attend Xavier University of Louisiana to study medicine.

On Friday, Nov. 5, alumni members of the Grambling State University’s Gamma Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc, visited Grambling High School as part of their community service project.

The men of Omega addressed the young people on the importance of entrepreneurship, making the right choices, and staying academically sound. Students were allowed to ask questions during a question and answer period.

The Lincoln Parish School Board held their annual Academic Awards Banquet on November 8, at the Ruston Civic Center.

Many students from Grambling High School were recognized for academic excellence. To receive this award, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5.
GHS students that were recognized are as follows:

First year – Breyonna Morgan, Alexa Robinson, Reginald Thompson, Nakita Turner, La’Kethia Willis. Second year students include: Tatianna McPeak, Chello Middleton, Jessica Watts, and Ryan Willis. The third year students were Jimya Boston, Victoria Hill, and Quentin Loyd.

Principal Sandra Boston encourages teachers to promote pride and respect at Grambling High School.

Two students from each class received Wal-Mart gift cards for being best dressed at Grambling High School.

The students who received the rewards are as follows:

Freshmen Class: Romegan Moore and Adarian Williams; Sophomore Class: Earlexsia Daye and Nigel Pryor; Junior Class: Dlarryian Dean and Chelsea Williams; and Senior Class: Jedarius Hamilton and Diwanetra Hill.

The Freshmen Class were also recognized and rewarded with a pizza party during 7th hour.