JAG Installation Ceremony

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Students were recognized as they were sworn into the JAG program at Natchitoches Jr. High and Natchitoches Parish Technical Career Center. They pledged to work towards positive behavior at school.
Natchitoches Jr. High and Natchitoches Parish Technical Career Center hosted the sixth annual initiation and installation ceremony Oct. 22 at 9 a.m. according to JAG Specialist Jacquelyn Rainwater. JAG is a program that encourages positive student behavior. Students were recognized and sworn into the program. Receiving their certificates at the JAG initiation and installation ceremony were Allison Holmes, She’Kinya Pipkin and Rayonna Raphiel.
The attendance of university and elected officials emphasized the importance of the JAG initiation and installation ceremony at Natchitoches Jr. High and Natchitoches Parish Technical Career Center. From left are JAG Specialist Jacquelyn Rainwater, Principal Bobby Benjamin, Mayor Ronnie Williams Jr., Supt. Dr. Grant Eloi, Principal Alexa Bernard, Dr. Gavin Hamms, Judge Desiree Dyess and Supervisor of Child Welfare and Attendance Anita Dubois. Dr. Hamms is director of Financial Aid at Grambling State University and was the keynote speaker. Dyess swore in the members and provided refreshments. Chelsea Calhoun was mistress of ceremonies. “Mr. Ratliff and I extend our gratitude to parents and guardians, Ms. Dubois and Principal Bobby Benjamin for their support of our students an programs,” Rainwater said.
This article published in the Nov. 11, 2021, print edition