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Contact: Rene Abadie
Date: 4/5/04
 
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GEARUP STUDENTS GET FOCUSED ATTENTION – Hammond Junior High science teacher Patricia McGehee instructs seventh graders in the school’s science lab following a program showcasing Southeastern Louisiana University’s GEARUP program, now in its second year at the school. From left are JeVeen Edmondson, Gary Dantzler, Tierra Mitchell, Whitney Talbert and Kyle Fairley.

MOFFETT RESPONDS TO GEARUP PRESENTATION – Southeastern Louisiana University President Randy Moffett congratulates Hammond Junior High students who helped to showcase the GEARUP program now in its second year of a five-year, $1.2 million grant. The program is designed to raise students’ skill levels in language arts, math and science.