GRAND MARSHALS: Carol and Helen Menard were honored for their many contributions to the city of Rayne through civic and community work when they were named Grand Marshals of the 2017 Rayne Frog Festival Parade. (Acadian-Triubne photo by Josie Henry)

Menards named Frog Festival Grand Marshals

Carol and Helen Menard, long-active in numerous civic and social events throughout the city of Rayne, will be honored as the Grand Marshals of the 45th annual Rayne Frog Festival Parade.

All the newly-crowned royalty for the Rayne Frog Festival gather following Saturday’s pageants at the Civic Center. They include, front from left, Andee-Kate Bullock, Frog Festival Junior Queen; Averi Theriot, Miss Tadpole; Riley Traore, Mr. Tadpole; Danni Grace Meche, Frog Festival Deb Queen; second row from left, Karen Dupont, Frog Festival Ms. Queen; Victoria Richard, Frog Festival Queen; back from left, Marlene Habetz, Frog Festival Golden Queen; Sydney Bertrand, Frog Festival Teen Queen; and Edward Habetz, Frog Festival Golden King.

Frog Festival royalty crowned

An entire slate of new Frog Festival royalty was crowned here Saturday.

Mermentau Elementary School seventh grade students watch videos on problem solving as they work on an assignment in math class. Meanwhile, teacher Allyson Romero, standing in background, helps a student with her assignment.

Just a click away

By this point in the year, the students in Allyson Romero’s seventh grade math class at Mermentau Elementary know the drill regarding assignments.


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