Catahoula Parish School District Holds Educational Forum
The Catahoula Parish School District held an Educational Forum on Monday, April 27, 2015, at 6:00 P.M., at the Harrisonburg First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. This annual event, funded by The Rapides Foundation, spotlighted Catahoula Parish Schools’ accomplishments related specifically to the Effective Schools Grant Initiative and the Cenla WorkReady Network. Guests included teachers, students, parents, community members, business representatives, administrators, board members, Louisiana Department of Education staff members, and Joe Rosier, President/Chief Executive Officer of The Rapides Foundation, and Dr. Marjorie Taylor, Executive Director of The Orchard Foundation. A delicious meal was enjoyed by all participants, followed by a program led by Superintendent Gwile Paul Freeman. Spotlights from each school were presented by school personnel and students. The event was enjoyable and informative. The Catahoula Parish School District is appreciative of assistance offered through The Rapides Foundation Initiatives.