Leonard Armato, superintendent of St. Mary Parish schools; Suzanne Bergeron, principal of Patterson Junior High School; and Rodney Grogan, mayor of Patterson, were joined by city officials, school board members, faculty members, family and friends for groundbreaking ceremonies Wednesday for a new Patterson Junior High School building. The new construction will cover 80,000 square feet. Part of the current school will be demolished, but 16,800 square feet will be renovated. The new school have a total 96,800 square feet.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape
PATTERSON — Patterson Junior High School principal Suzanne Bergeron, teachers, school board officials, community leaders and members gathered together Wednesday with architects and construction tea