Phoenix High School senior, Kevionta Jarvis, won first place statewide in the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Essay Contest. Her essay was entitled, "Louisiana : Living off the Land Then and Now."
Her essay also won third place at the Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival. She will be recognized at the April 4th Plaquemines Parish School Board Meeting.
She looks forward to pursuing a career as a pediatric oncologist nurse practitioner after graduating. Kevionta is the daughter of Kathleen Jarvis and Kevin Kelso. Her English teacher is Mr. Justin Walters.