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Senior Highlight: Gueydan High's Kendra Lacomb

What are your plans after high school?

I will be attending Unitech in Lake Charles to become a massage therapist.

Who is/was your favorite teacher?

My favorite teacher was Mrs. Shari Touchet, because she is always bringing the best out of me in and out of the classroom.

Who has had the greatest influence on you, why?

My parents are the greatest influences on me because they never let me give up on the goals that I make and they are helping me become the best I can be.

What is your favorite movie?


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Abbeville Police investigating homicide

Abbeville Police are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of an Abbeville man.
On May 3, at approximately 10:25 p.m., officers of the Abbeville Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of Dutel Street. Once officers arrived, officers located a male victim inside of a vehicle.
The victim had been shot.
The victim, now being identified as 29-year-old James Jerome Darby of Abbeville, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Vermilion Parish Coroner’s Office.

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Vermilion Parish: 600-plus Individual high school graduations will happen in May

It won’t be a normal graduation ceremony, but there will be a graduation ceremony, announced interim superintendent Brad Prudhomme.
At a school board meeting on Thursday, Prudhomme updated the school board members on what the game plan is for high school graduation.
Instead of having one graduation per high school, there will be individual graduations
Over a four-day period in May, there will be more than 600 individual graduations.

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Rebekah Lepretre

Senior Highlight: Gueydan High's Rebekah Lepretre

What are your plans after high school?

I plan to attend McNeese State University to major in Natural Resource Conservation Management. I hope to one day be apart of the restoration efforts of the Louisiana coastline.

Who is/was your favorite teacher?

Mrs. Prophet for helping strengthen my faith. Mrs. Touchet for being so inspiring. Mrs. Istre for always believing in me. Finally, Coach Tim cause who doesn’t love Coach Tim.

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