• Congrats to Cortlun Melton!Congrats to Cortlun Melton!
    On March 1st, Cortlun Melton won 2nd place at the ESU Shakespeare Competition at Tulane University. Jan Erin Corzo, was fortunate enough to coach him as he won first at the school level sponsored by Corzo, International and then at the level of state. We were well represented as both a school and a parish by this tenacious sophomore. He plans to win next year and compete at the National level in New York at the Lincoln center. Bravo, Cortlun Melton!  
  • 2015 State Grand Champion Heifer2015 State Grand Champion Heifer
    Erin Blanchard, a Junior at Cecilia High School, recently competed at the LSU State Livestock show at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzalas.  At the show Erin Placed first in her class with her Grey Brahman heifer and went on to compete in the Grand Champion Drive where her calf won as the 2015 State Grand Champion Grey Brahman Heifer.  

    Devin Leblanc is pictured with LA Commissioner of Agriculture, Mike Strain and chancellor of the LSU Agcenter, Dr. Bill Richardson.  Devin was this year’s top winner for Swine Premier Exhibitor in the LSU AgCenter’s Gerry Lane Premier Exhibitor Program.  Six exceptional Louisiana youths were recognized Saturday, February 21 for their knowledge, skills and communication abilities as they were named winners of the Gerry Lane Premier Exhibitor Award at the 80th annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center here.For the past 17 years the premier exhibitor program has recognized 4-H and FFA members who may not have champion animals but who have a thorough understanding of animal science.“The awards are based on performance in tests of each youth’s knowledge of the livestock industry, practical exercises demonstrating skills and the ability to communicate effectively,” said Dwayne Nunez, LSU AgCenter livestock show manager.


  • Josie Blanchard Josie Blanchard
    Josie Blanchard who competed at the LSU Stat Livestock Show with her F1 Braford Base Heifer.  Josie placed second in her class with her Hiefer, June Carter Cash.  Josie attends Teche Elementary and is the daughter of Al & Clair Blanchard.