Southern University Laboratory School will hold its 5th Annual “Generations of Excellence” Fundraising Gala on Saturday, January 25th, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Valdry Center for Philanthropy at Southern University.

This event will include an awards ceremony, dinner, silent auction, and live entertainment. The gala proceeds go toward the Southern University Laboratory School Annual Fund.

The gala theme of “Generations of Excellence” honors the Lab School’s history, community spirit, and partnerships. The superheroes of the Lab School family will be recognizedduring the gala.

The superheroes are students, teachers, alumni, and community partners who have achieved academic success, donated in-kind, volunteerism, and/or financial commitments.

This year the following superheroes are being recognized:


Hannah Lagarde 

5th grade

Cydney Williams 

8th grade

Da’elon Hardy- 

12th grade


Rebecca Marshall

Alumni/Community Partners:

Jason Gardner

Carolyn W. Fields

Hedi Butler

Jon & Naomi Bennett

There is an admission fee.

For more information contact Morgan Hillard, at 225-771-3490 or

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