Dreams Natchitoches Foundation holds Pep Rally

The Dreams Natchitoches Foundation held a Positive Behavior Investment Strategy Pep Rally on Sept. 30 for students at the Natchitoches Parish Technical and Career Center. The Foundation announced its adoption of the school in December of 2021.

“We wanted to do something to help fire the students up as they’re making their way through the first semester back at school,” said Dreams Natchitoches President Cloyd Benjamin.”

NCPTT Principal Bobby Benjamin helped hype students up as they competed against teachers and members of the Northwestern State University basketball team (Demarcus Sharp, Issac Haney, Jamonta’ Black, and Jordan Wilmore) in musical chairs and other fun games.

The Pep Rally also recognized the following students:

Imani Black – Highest Attendance
Katelyn Blake – Highest GPA (3.6)
Consuela Jacobs – Positive Behavior Award
Grevalia Fisher – High Flyer (Teacher’s Choice) Male
Aniya Dorsey – High Flyer (Teacher’s Choice) Female
Aniya Dorsey – Most Classes Completed this School Year – 5

Northwestern State University Head Coach for Men’s Basketball, Corey Gipson spoke to the assembly about being yourself and being proud of it. They shared the creed the team lives by through training and competing: Resistant, Reluctant, Existent, Compliant, Committed and Compelled.

Examine your life with these descriptions to really understand if you’re just reluctantly going through the motions, or if you’re actively working toward your goals.

For more information email cloyd.benjamin@gmail.com. If you’re interested in supporting the efforts of the Dreams Natchitoches Foundation, send mail to P.O. Box 573, Natchitoches, LA 71458.