Zhorie'l Tapo, a first-grader at Plantation Elementary in Lafayette, is one of the grand prize winners for The Leader in Me Student Speech Contest. She, along with students in other age brackets, won a $500 Leadership Grant. Nearly 250 students participated in the nationwide contest.
It's the final weekend before all students in Louisiana head back to school! Click on the appropriate button to find calendars, school supply lists, and organizations that may be able to help if you're having trouble making ends meet this school year.