‘There’s nothing greater than a Drexel Gator’: Katharine Drexel breaks ground on $6.9 million wing addition

06.03.19  |   New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafayette Parish students may have departed for summer vacation last week, but a group of Katharine Drexel Elementary students and teachers gathered on campus Thursday to toss dirt and kick off construction on the school’s new 25,000-square-foot classroom wing.

Katharine Drexel faculty members, Lafayette Parish School System representatives and Broussard city officials gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the $6.9 million project Thursday morning. The wing addition will take the place of 20 portable classrooms on the elementary campus. READ FULL STORY