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New student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

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BATON ROUGE, LA. (KALB News Channel 5) Louisiana's First Lady announces October's featured student artwork.

As a part of the Jindal family's initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana's First Lady Supriya Jindal announced on October 9, the artwork that was selected for display in the Louisiana's Governor's Mansion for the month of October.

First Lady Supriya Jindal said, "The artwork on display in the month of October truly reveals the imagination of young students in Louisiana, while also reflecting lessons learned in classrooms. Certainly these pieces will delight all who visit the Governor's Mansion."

Featured Artists for the month of October:

Emily Cockerham

Winnfield Sr. High School, Winnfield

 

Rebecca Hodnett

Atlanta High School, Atlanta

 

Isaiah Bell—6th Grade

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary, Garyville

 

Malik Gaudet—9th Grade

West St. John High School, Edgard

 

Cristal Reyes—8th Grade

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary, Garyville

 

Tyla Reeves—6th Grade

Lake Pontchartrain Elementary, Garyville

 

Jesus Caldera

Emily C. Watkins Elementary, LaPlace

 

Anthony Jackson

Emily C. Watkins Elementary, LaPlace

 

Arielle Forest—2nd Grade

Gardere Community Christian Center, Baton Rouge

 

Conner Spears—3rd Grade

Gardere Community Christian Center, Baton Rouge

 

Jayla Williams—1st Grade

Amite Elementary Magnet School, Amite

 

Serenity Carter—3rd Grade

Lisa Park Elementary School, Houma

 

Natalia Torres—7th Grade

Lisa Park Elementary School, Houma

 

Meg Fitzpatrick—7th Grade

Mount Carmel Academy, New Orleans

 

Jena LaFrance—9th Grade

Mount Carmel Academy, New Orleans

This month, the First Lady asked principals from schools across Louisiana to submit works for display in the Louisiana Governor's Mansion. In 2008, the Jindal family dedicated this wall of the mansion to children's artwork. Every month a new group of art is displayed to pay tribute to Louisiana's young artists.

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