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PHOTO — Raising Cane’s donates thousands for PAISD student success

Memorial High School Assistant Principal Dwight Wagner (left) and Port Arthur ISD Superintendent Mark Porterie (center) accept a check from Raising Cane’s Nederland store manager Codey Guidry for $6,000.

The money will go toward the district’s athletic department and was celebrated prior to Sept. 13’s football game between host Memorial and Beaumont United.

Raising Cane’s is giving $2,000 per year for three years to assist students in extracurricular activities to increase academics and self-confidence, Porterie said.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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