Air Station New Orleans partners with local shcool

NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans embarked on a new educational partnership with St. Ville Accelerated Academy, of Harvey, La., Friday, Nov., 21, 2008.

Members of Air Station New Orleans and students from St. Ville were treated to a Thanksgiving program and spent the afternoon playing sports and getting to know each other.

The partnership is part of a service-wide program created by the Coast Guard, dubbed Partnership in Education, and is designed to help local schools with various activities using volunteers from Coast Guard units in the area. The program also promotes mentoring and recognizes students and faculty members for outstanding work and achievements.

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