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National WWII Museum Offers Leadership Academy Scholarship to JPPSS Students

Students from around the nation will visit New Orleans to take part in the National WWII Museum Student Leadership Academy. This world class organization is offering select Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students the opportunity to attend the academy for free. The National WWII Museum is offering a scholarship to Jefferson Parish students interested […]

T.H. Harris Middle Students in “Presence of a True Hero”

T.H Harris Middle principal Otis Guichet set the scene perfectly for his students gathered to hear decorated World War II pilot Art Arceneaux speak. “Picture yourself in three years. That’s how old Mr. Arceneaux was when he went off to fight the war,” Guichet told the middle school students. “When the country needed him at 18 years […]

2015 WWII Museum Middle and High School Essay Contest

Each year, The National WWII Museum sponsors two essay contests for middle and high school students. Student participants are asked to reflect on an annual theme related to the WWII experience and to connect this to an aspect of their own lives. This year’s essay prompt was inspired by a quote from Ira Haynes, one […]