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The Above & Beyond Awards are drawn among schools who have reached their goal to raise money for United Way of Acadiana year round. Central Rayne Kindergarten and North Crowley Elementary were the two schools selected in Acadia Parish. During ceremonies held Tuesday, May 14, Central Rayne Kindergarten received a $2,500 award. Among those in attendance were, seated from left, students Gracie Lagneaux, Conner Gibson, Nadia Smith, Lillie Straub, Avery Bourdereaux, William Broussard, Khameron Guillory; standing, Laurie Suire, UWA; Superintendent Scott Richard, Acadia Parish Schools; Christy Higginbotham, principal; Pre-K teachers Amy Smith, Angie Trahan and Maggie Futch; Shelli Brinson, paraprofessional; Tom Trahan UWA Board member; and Cynthia Beslin, UWA Volunteer. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

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