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Picture of Piper CangelosiCangelosi Named Louisiana Elementary Student of the Year

ULS 5th grade student Piper Cangelosi has been named the 2020 Louisiana Department of Education Elementary Student of the Year. 

The overall winners, one student from the elementary, middle and high school grades, were selected based on criteria that measure academic achievement, leadership skills and character. Read more.

Colleen Temple with TrophyTemple Receives Honorary ESPY

UHS rising senior Colleen Temple was awarded an Honorary ESPY this summer for her athletic and community service accomplishments.

Honorary ESPYS are awarded annually via ESPN local radio stations, and just like ESPN's national event, feature stories of perseverance, leadership and philanthropy. Read more.

Full STEAM AheadULS Achieves STEM Certification

University Laboratory School is the first public school in the state of Louisiana to earn STEM certification.

The school’s two-year STEM certification journey began in the fall of 2018. On March 12, 2020, Cognia (formerly AdvancEd) representatives completed a two-day site visit, the final step in the process, and awarded ULS with full STEM certification. Read more.

U-High Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer and Sibling Coaches Win State Championships and Make History

The 2020 U-High soccer seasons for both the boys’ and girls’ teams, had fairy tale endings with two sibling coaches making history.

Brother and sister duo, Girls’ Coach Melissa Ramsey and Boys’ Coach Chris Mitchell, both led their respective teams to Division III titles at the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Soccer Championships in Hammond. Read more.

Scholar StudentsTwo Class of 2020 Seniors Named U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates

Two members of the ULS Class of 2020, Andrew Moncada and Isabelle Cashe, were named candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million U.S. high school seniors. Read more.