Baton Rouge, La. – More than 300 eighth-grade students from schools throughout St. Landry Parish will participate in the Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Institute’s (SARDI) 8th Grade End of School Bash on May 9.
The event themed, “A Journey to Excellence: Imagine the Possibilities,” will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the Yambilee Building Convention Center, 1939 W. Landry Street, in Opelousas, La.
The program aims to help eighth-graders embrace wise choices as they transition to high school.
SARDI is a satellite campus of the Southern University Ag Center located in Opelousas. The Institute focuses on improving the socioeconomic well-being of citizens in rural communities within a ten-parish region of St. Landry, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Evangeline, Lafayette, Pointe Coupee, St. Martin, and Vermillion Parish.
The End of School Bash is co-sponsored by the Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund.
For additional information, contact SARDI at 337-943-2410.