Area schools in the Diocese of Lake Charles recently announced Students of the Year for 2021-2022.
- St. Louis Catholic High School: Genesis Bass, daughter of Gregory and Loretta Bass of Lake Charles.
- Immaculate Conception Cathedral School: Grade 8 — Caroline Hankins, daughter of Michael and Kari Hankins; and Grade 5 — Matthew Devall, son of Matthew and Katie Devall. All are of Lake Charles.
- Our Lady Immaculate Catholic School: Grade 8 — Kenzie Marshall, daughter of Chad and Dana Marshall of Jennings; and Grade 5 — Abram Powell, son of Casey and Erin Powell of Welsh.
- St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic School: Grade 8 — Matthew Landry, son of Albert and LaTecha Landry of Iowa; and Grade 5 — Cullen Clanton, son of Owen and Erin Clanton of Lake Charles.
- Our Lady’s Catholic School: Grade 8 — Isabella Richard, daughter of Tim and Tracy Richard; Grade 5 — Landry Taylor, son of Daniel and Jana Taylor. All are of Sulphur.
The students were selected for the honor based on grade point average, school organization participation, community service, an essay writing assignment, and an interview with a panel of judges. Visit Roman Catholic Diocese of Lake Charles on Facebook to view photographs.