The Natchitoches Parish School Board’s Federal Program hosted a backpack drive in front of the Title 1 Media Center at the School Board office. The first 500 students, preschool-12 grade, received a backpack filled with school supplies. Ryan Floyd, seventh grade; Jonathan Clark, ninth grade; and Jazper Choate, fifth grade, from left, were among those receiving backpacks.
NPD Lt. Jessica Williams keeps traffic moving at the drive thru event.
Parent Amy Carter accepts a backpack from Kristie Irchirl