Sister Judith Brun was Principal of St. Joseph's Academy in Baton Rouge until June of this year and has taught since 1972. Early next year, she will join with the Baton Rouge Area Foundation to initiate opportunities for supporting and sustaining excellence in education for Baton Rouge. Winner of the Diocese of Baton Rouge School Office Principal of the Year award, Sr. Judith has a Masters Degree in Education in Secondary Administration from LSU and a Masters in Education in Private School Administration pending at Boston College. She is an active member of the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) and the Baton Rouge Diocesan Principals' Association, just to name two of the organizations she is affiliated.
What concerns are on citizens’ minds as they go to the polls this fall?
The presidential election may be getting all of the attention, but Louisiana residents will be making several important decisions at the ballot box in November. The U.S. Senate seat left up for grabs by retiring Sen. David Vitter has drawn a field of 24 candidates. Louisianians in the south- and northwest parts of the state will also be voting on congressmen. So, what national concerns are on citizens’ minds as they go to the polls this fall? What statewide issues should be on the mind of Louisiana’s next Congressional leaders? Louisiana Public Square looks for answers on “Election 2016” Wednesday, October 26 at 7p.m. (Taping Tuesday, October 25)
• Elizabeth Crisp / The Advocate
• Greg Hilburn / Gannett Newspapers
• Martin Johnson, Ph.D. / LSU Manship School of Mass Communication
• Albert Samuels, Ph.D. / Mandela School of Public Policy, Southern University
• Patricia Smith / Guest Moderator / College of Government and Social Sciences, Southern University
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