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Dec 28, 2012
First Lady Announces New Student Artwork to be Featured at Governor's Mansion

BATON ROUGE – As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today the artwork that was selected for display in Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion for the month of December. 

This month the student art wall features ornaments created by students from across Louisiana in celebration of Louisiana’s Bicentennial. Additionally, throughout the Mansion, ornaments created by students from all sixty-four parishes in Louisiana hang on display. Mrs. Jindal would like to invite all to schedule a tour and view the Mansion decorated for the holidays.

“For the fifth year in a row, the Governor and I are fortunate to have the honor of displaying ornaments in the Governor’s Mansion personalized by the truly talented students of Louisiana,” said First Lady Supriya Jindal. Mrs. Jindal continued, “This year, the students highlighted our State’s uniqueness by creating personalized ornaments celebrating the Bicentennial of our great State.”

Also on display at the Governor’s Mansion is an ornament created by artist Jo Busse and students at Legacy Elementary in Monroe, Louisiana. The students created twenty-four ornaments that currently hang on the State tree in Washington DC, with an additional one hanging on the National Christmas Tree on the Elipse in President’s Park. For further information please visit the


Abby Dorsa
Westdale Middle School, Baton Rouge

Noah Yarber—5th Grade
Centerville High School, Centerville 

11th Grade
Forest Hill High School, Forest

Marie B.
Lake Charles Boston Academy, Lake Charles

Lazavian Causey—4th Grade
Cherry Ridge Elementary, Bastrop

5th Grade
Merryville High School, Merryville

Brennan Juneau— 10th Grade
South Plaqumines High School, Port Sulphur, LA
Saige Hebert—6th Grade
Magnolia Elementary, New Iberia

9th-12th Grades
Anacoco High School, Anacoco

4th Grade
Ringgold Elementary, Ringgold

Olivia Hunter—5th Grade
Phoenix Magnet, Alexandria

Evan Bryan—10th Grade
CE Byrd High School, Shreveport

Autumn Morse—6th Grade
Peabody Montessori, Alexandria

Alison—6th Grade
Winnfield Middle School, Winnfield

Alli Doucet—10th Grade
St. Martinville Sr. High School, St. Martinville

Jordyn Templeton—Kindergarten
Valverda Elementary, Maringouin

Brianne Jackson—9th Grade
Red River High School, Coushatta

Annaston Picou—7th Grade
Grand Lake High School, Lake Charles

Nayla Sanchez—2nd Grade
Gonzales Primary, Gramercy

Breanna Zeringue—7th Grade
North Corbin Jr. High, Walker

Anna Walker—5th Grade
NSU Lab School, Natchitoches

Reagan Rindehart—4th Grade
Copper Mill Elementary, Zachary

Caroline Rivet—6th Grade
Leonville Elementary, Leonville

Olivia Triche—5th Grade
Bains Elementary, St. Francisville

Britney Pope—6th Grade
Logansport Elementary, Logansport

In 2008, the Jindal family dedicated this wall of the mansion to children’s artwork.  Every month a new group of art is displayed to pay tribute to Louisiana’s young artists. This month, a few very unique ornaments are on display on the art wall.

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