Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies won the Louisiana State We the People Competition on January 27. Four classes competed at the event held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Central Private School, Glenbrook School, Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies, and John Ehret High School, competed for the opportunity to represent Louisiana in the We the People National Competition that will be held on April 27-May 1, 2012. Haynes Academy’s team, led by teacher Chris Totaro, emerged as the victor. Alicia Fergerson from Central Private, Matthew Edwards from Glenbrook, and George Allan from John Ehret are to be commended on the outstanding performances of their teams.
Notable guests and participants on hand for the event were Louisiana House Representative Pat Smith, Haynes Academy School Teacher Jamie Staub, Glenbrook School Assisstant Headmaster for Curriculum Naomi Coyle, and John Ehret Principal Maria Landry.
Haynes Academy is now raising funds for their participation in the We the People National Finals to be held in April. If you would like to donate to the Haynes Academy High School’s National Finals Travel Fund, please click here and be sure to note “National Finals – Louisiana” as the purpose of your donation. Donations to the We the People Program are also accepted here.
To learn more about the 25th Anniversary We the People National Finals, visit the National Finals website.