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Pictured here from left to right are Shonda Jack, Student Council 1st Vice President Chrystian Serie, Student Council 2nd Vice President Logan Guillory, Student Council Event Manager Keowanee Soileau, and Student Council President Kelsey Smith, and Kelly Guillory. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Ville Platte High hosts Awards Night for seniors

The graduating seniors from Ville Platte High School were honored last Thursday evening for their academic achievements during an Awards Night Ceremony that was held at the Ville Platte Civic Cente

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Ville Platte native Shannon Simien salutes the flag at the veteran memorial outside the Evangeline Parish Courthouse. Simien, who has been employed as an officer at Evangeline Central School, worked his last day at the school on Wednesday because he will be deployed overseas for six month this summer to a country which he cannot name. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

Spreading his wings

This past April marked one year since Ville Platte native Shannon “Shavon” Simien changed the direction of his life with his decision to enlist in the United States Airforce.


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