Shreveport resident wins nationwide NAHRO contest

Shreveport resident wins nationwide NAHRO contest

The 2014 "What Home Means to Me" Calendar Contest National Winners and Honorable Mentions have been selected and two Shreveport residents are getting high praise
The 2014 "What Home Means to Me" Calendar Contest National Winners and Honorable Mentions have been selected and two Shreveport residents are getting high praise.

Veyonce Lars, 9, a student of Sunset Acres Elementary School was selected as the Grand Prize winner and will receive a $500 U.S. Savings Bond and will also go to Washington DC, along with her family to be recognized at the March 2014 Legislative Conference of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.

One of the national honorable mention winners, JoAnna Colacion will receive a $100 US Savings Bond.

Both young ladies along with all of the other local contestants will be recognized today by NAHRO Board of Commissioners at a 4:00 p.m. meeting.

Richard Herrington, Jr., stopped by NBC News Today to talk about the girl's outstanding accomplishments.
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