|Dr. Mellion-Patin interacts with STARS campers during SU campus visit|
Baton Rouge, La. – Shining stars from the neighborhood dropped by the SU Land-Grant Campus on July 7, 2017. More than 70 boys ranging from kindergarten to the 7th grade who are participating in the “Students That Are Reaching Success” (S.T.A.R.S.) Program at the Abounding Love Ministries in North Baton Rouge, paid the Campus a visit as part of their camp activity.
The Vice Chancellor for Extension and Outreach, Dr. Dawn Mellion-Patin was on hand to welcome the students.
The STARS Camp offers a morning of reading and math classes to prepare campers academically for the next school year and an afternoon of enrichment activities such as Dance, Music, Arts and Crafts, Woodworks, Drama, Public-Speaking, African American History, Computer Literacy, and Foreign Language. Also, Recreational activities with a week-long Sports Camp are other activities.
Pastor Albert W. White, the founder and President of S.T.A.R.S. Enrichment Camp was with the youth group to gain knowledge on the agricultural programs offered by the Land-Grant Campus.