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William Manuel (left) of Hessmer and Austin Spencer of Cottonport display their state FFA winning project on how to produce queen bees for honey production. The two-man team of LaSAS 8th graders will now compete at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis on Oct. 24-27.

LaSAS' two-student FFA team heading to national competition

Two young agri-business students captured state honors at the FFA convention earlier this year and will be competing in Indianapolis for a national ribbon later this month.

Avoyelles High football Coach Andy Boone huddles with his Mustangs during the 2014 season, just a few months after being seriously injured in an automobile accident. He was on crutches for eight months and still has a plate and screws in his leg. His son, Wesley Boone, won an Associated Press collegiate journalism award for a video feature, “The Andy Boone Story” about his father’s struggle to recover from his injuries. {Photo courtesy of the Boone family}

WESLEY BOONE
Avoyelles High grad racks up collegiate broadcast awards for 2017. {KALB photo}

Wes Boone wins college TV journalism awards

A classic piece of advice to writers is to “write about what you know.”

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