A local student wrote the best essay in our area at a recent D.A.R.E. competition.
Lockport Upper Elementary student Anni Rodriguez was named the D.A.R.E. Metro District Essay winner.
Anni was a 5th grader this past year at Lockport Upper. Her essay was the best in the district, which covers Lafourche, Assumption, Terrebonne, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. Bernard and part of Jefferson parishes.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Congratulations Anni! Way to go!