Southern University and A&M College
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Contact: Bridget Udoh
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Back-to-School Summit to be held in Opelousas, August 18 and 19
BATON ROUGE, LA, 7/19/2011 - The annual Back-to-School Summit will kick off in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish on Thursday and Friday, August 18 and 19, from 8:30 am-2:00 pm at the Opelousas Civic Center. This year’s theme is: "Step Up, Be Heard, Take Responsibility, Be You.”
This parish-wide event for 8th graders is a collaborative effort with the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center- through its Southwest Center for Rural Initiatives, the Louisiana Department of Education, and 40 other non-profit organizations, state agencies, local municipal governments, and businesses.
For more information, contact the Southwest Center for Rural Initiatives at 337- 943-2410 or email Edna Lastrapes at: firstname.lastname@example.org