THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Members of all 12 Acadiana area National Association of University Women branches gathered in Crowley for the Feb. 25, 2018 Founders’ Day Event.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Danette Bourque
Local NAUW leaders on hand for the 29th Annual Acadiana Area Founders’ Day were, from left, Cynthia Winbush, Crowley Branch president; Dr. Ezora Proctor, advisor/Forever Emerald; Dr. Debra Yarbrough, South Central Section director; Myrtle Cain, chairperson; and Cheryl Shelvin Lewis, Crowley Branch vice president.

NAUW Crowley Branch hosts Area Founders’ Day

The Crowley Branch of the National Association of University Women hosted the 29th Annual Acadiana Area Founders’ Day on Sunday, Feb. 25.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Saja Hoffpauir
Members of the cast of the Notre Dame High School Drama Club’s production of “Oliver Twist” include, seated from left, Will Dardeau (Noah Claypole), Anna Dardeau (Fourth Child/Miss Monks), Sarah Ontiveros (Charlotte), Joseph Borde (Mr. Brownlow), Casey Benoit (Oliver Twist), Evan Hebert (Fagin), Sarah Sarver (Nancy), Jeanne Dugas (Bet), Analei Jennings (Rose); standing, Abram Broussard (the Artful Dodger), Cole Zaunbrecher (Mr. Bumble), Gabe Hebert (Mr. Sowerberry), Layla Simon (Mrs. Sowerberry), Alyssa Williams (Mrs. Corney), Luke Dupre (Bill Sikes), Adrienne Cormier (Mrs. Grimwig), Krysten Theunissen (Miss Eliza Sellers), Kayla Cramer (Mrs. Bedwin), Jackie Richey (Police Officer), Charlotte Doucet (First Child), Morgan Boudreaux (Second Child), Baliee Monceaux (Third Child) and Madison Carlson (Old Sally). All are Notre Dame students, with the exception of Doucet and Boudreaux, who attend Rayne Catholic, and Monceaux, who attends St. Michael Catholic.

“Oliver Twist” is being directed by, from left, Brooke Cramer, student director; Steve Fontenot, faculty sponsor; and Luke Dupre, student co-director.

A life of crime is planned for Oliver Twist (Casey Benoit), second from left, by Nancy (Sarah Sarver), the Artful Dodger (Abram Broussard), Fagin (Evan Hebert) and Bill Sikes (Luke Dupre).

Notre Dame’s ‘Oliver Twist’ sure to please audiences

Charles Dickens’ greatest skill may have been character creation, and for its upcoming production of “Oliver Twist” the Notre Dame High School Drama Club will do some of his good work justice.


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