Southeastern to celebrate community, academics with Rock ‘n Roar on February 23


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual “Rock ‘n Roar” is scheduled in the Student Union from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, and promises to be a fun-filled day for students and local families. Held in conjunction each year with the District 8 Literary Rally, Rock n’ Roar is free and open to the public.
     In its 23rd year, Rock ‘n Roar showcases Southeastern’s academics and community for over 3,400 students from more than 80 visiting high schools from the Southeast and New Orleans districts.
     “We are excited to show these top students what Southeastern has to offer,” said Recreational Sports and Wellness Director Seth Thomas. “A group of faculty and staff from across campus have worked to provide these students a Lion worthy experience while they wait for tests to start or for their classmates to finish.”
     Rock ‘n Roar will also include an art workshop at Clark Hall on Southeastern’s campus at 8 a.m. for children ages 5-14. The cost is $10 and limited to the first 100 children. Visitors may register on site or at

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