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John McNeese Park Opens

John McNeese Park Opens


Dr. Williams places brick


McNeese State University President Dr. Philip C. Williams places the final brick into the sidewalk to complete the new John McNeese Park near the center of campus. The area features a statue of the renowned educator and university namesake as well as new sidewalks, seating areas, landscaping and lighting. The official opening of John McNeese Park was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, with a brief presentation at the John McNeese statue, as part of this week's Homecoming festivities. Afterwards, a reception was held in Parra Ballroom in the Student Union Annex.