Little Flower

 

February 8, 2024

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Berniece Allen & Karen Andrews

Little Flower Academy/Catholic Church in Monroe, LA, holds a cherished place in the hearts of those who attended from 1940 to 1968. The institution provided students, from kindergarten to high school, with an exceptional learning environment rooted in Franciscan values and investment in the Black community. Here, students received a holistic education encompassing discipline, values, sportsmanship, and the Catholic faith. At Little Flower, basketball reigned supreme as the sole competitive sport, with teams renowned for their skill and tenacity. Competing against the best in Northeast Louisian...



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