EDUCATION

St. Theresa School announces Students of the Year

Janis Ament/St. Theresa publicity chair
St. Theresa School Students of the Year are Alaina Decoteau, St. Theresa School upper grade Student of the Year; and Grace Reames, St. Theresa School lower grade Student of the Year.

St. Theresa School is pleased to announce its Students of the Year.

Alaina Decoteau was chosen from the upper grades, and Grace Reames was chosen from the lower grades.

Decoteau is an excellent student, eager to cooperate and learn. She is a vice president of the St. Theresa student council and president of the Beta Club. 

An avid dancer with ten years experience, she has served as a demonstrator to teach dance to younger classes. Decoteau has also been part of an award-winning competition dance team. In sports, she has actively participated in basketball, volleyball, softball, and cheerleading.

In 2007-08, she was awarded first runner-up for the Academic Achievement Award from RIZ UP Louisiana, a community faith organization in Baton Rouge.

Her parents are Rhett and Aileen Decoteau, and her siblings are Delaney and Lexi Decoteau. Her family is a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Amant.

Reames is a fifth grade representative on the St. Theresa student council. She is a high honor roll student each nine weeks and has maintained a 4.0 in conduct from pre-kindergarten to the present. In sports, she has participated in the girls city softball league since first grade and been selected to play in the all-stars softball league since second grade. Reames has been involved in playing YMCA basketball since first grade. 

Her hobbies are fishing, horseback riding, singing, swimming, reading, and enjoying time spent with family and friends. Other school extracurricular activities have included the 4-H club and the St. Theresa School choir.

She is the daughter of Will and Carla Reames and has one brother, Grant. Their family is a member of the St. Mark Catholic Church in Gonzales where Grace sings in the children’s choir.

St. Theresa School would like to congratulate these outstanding students and wish them continued success in their educational and recreational endeavors.