The Department of Visual Arts is hosting the 2016 Louisiana High School Literary Rally Art Exhibit. The exhibit is located in the Fletcher Hall Gallery on the second floor Room 207 of Fletcher Hall. An . The gallery is open Monday-Thursday 9-5:00, and Friday 9-12. The exhibit opens on March 7th and closes on March 24th with an opening reception on Wednesday March 9th from 6-7:00 PM
The art exhibit is part of The Louisiana High School Rally Association (LHSRA) is a voluntary, non-profit, educational association of middle and junior units of a school, home schools, and senior high schools that are recognized by the State Department of Louisiana and the colleges and universities that coordinate the district and state competitions each year. The purpose of LHSRA is to provide opportunities for students to achieve a greater awareness of the importance of education in these critical times and gain a renewed determination to develop their talents to the maximum by promoting keen competition and a desire for excellence, and in recognizing academic endeavors on a statewide level. Furthermore, it is an enlightened way of recognizing and rewarding students who excel in that for which all schools are primarily established, academic pursuits.
The exhibit features student artwork from the following high schools:
Academy of the Sacred Heart, Acadiana High School, Ascension Episcopal School, Beau Chene High School, Berchmans Academy, Breaux Bridge High School, Carencro High School, Catholic High School, New Iberia, Comeaux High School, David Thibodeaux STEM Magnate Academy, Episcopal School of Acadiana, Jeanerette High School, Lafayette High School, New Iberia Senior High School, Northside High School, St. Martinville Senior High School, St. Thomas More Catholic High School, Teurlings Catholic High School, Vermilion Catholic High School, Westgate High School, and West St. Mary High School.