Student focuses on Cradle to Prison intervention

India Gurley of Logansport, a student majoring in Child and Family Studies at Northwestern State University, initiated round two of a service project to benefit local preschool and kindergarten students. For the second time, Gurley implemented a t-shirt fund raiser to support the Early Childhood Education Cradle to Prison Intervention Pipeline project at NSU. Gurley raised enough money to purchase 140 children’s books for local classrooms and plans to share her experience at the annual Louisiana Early Childhood Association conference in October with Dr. Michelle Brunson, director of Graduate Programs in Early Childhood Education at