President excuses local student from school
Daily News Staff Report
A 5-year-old Hathaway High School student had to miss three days of school last week, but she’s coming home with a pretty good excuse – signed by United States President Barack Obama.
Alanah Poullard, along with her parents, U.S. Army Major Yolanda Wise Poullard and Rev. Dr. Stacy Poullard, accepted a tour of The White House on Thursday. Yolanda Poullard, formerly of Silverwood and a graduate of Jennings High School, served in Afghanistan and is a “Wounded Warrior”. She received an invitation to tour The White House along with other Wounded Warriors, but it was her daughter, Alanah, who received some special treatment during their visit.For the complete story and more local news, please subscribe to Jennings Daily News by clicking subscribe or by calling 337-824-3011.
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