Origin Bank Finances New First-Class Learning Environment for Ascension Classical School in Shreveport and Celebrates with Groundbreaking Ceremony


SHREVEPORT, LA – Origin Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Origin Bancorp, Inc. (OBNK), is pleased to announce it has partnered with Ascension Classical School in Southeast Shreveport to finance a first-class campus learning environment. The leadership teams from Origin Bank and Ascension Classical School will come together with supporters, students and their families on Wednesday, October 24 at 9:30 a.m. to commemorate the building site for the classical Christian school’s future grounds.

Housed on 7.7 acres of land on Norris Ferry Road, construction is fully underway for the new permanent home of Ascension Classical School. The project is being overseen by the professional design team of Bledsoe Architects to bring to life the vision for the kindergarten through eighth grade facility. The new site will feature all of the amenities that students and teachers require to further the mission of Ascension Classical School, as it provides an academically rigorous and Christ-centered education.

Ascension Classical School’s curriculum offers its young students opportunities to read at an accelerated level, perform advanced math, and learn exceptional logic, oratory and rhetoric skills, all designed to create free-thinkers and students who are able to persuasively advocate and communicate their ideas, both verbally and by the written word. The all-new facility will also allow Ascension Classical School to fully realize and optimize its academic mission and wholistic-learning goals.

“We are overwhelmingly thrilled about what the future holds,” says Ascension Classical School Headmaster Dena Howard. “We believe that, as more families become aware of what our school has to offer for their children, we will continue to grow at an accelerated rate. We have already seen this growth during this school year. Our entire ACS family is excited and looking forward to the upcoming groundbreaking event at the new site.”

Origin Bank recognized the right-fit community partnership opportunity and investment in the future of Shreveport and its educational opportunities.

“The education and wellbeing of Shreveport’s students is an important mission to support, so this means a great deal for Origin Bank to be involved in helping to bring Ascension Classical School’s goals to life,” says Origin Bank Louisiana State President Larry Little. “We welcome the opportunity to continue strengthening and uplifting the best parts of our community.”

To learn more about Ascension Classical School, visit www.ascensionclassicalschool.org or more information about Origin Bank, log on to www.origin.bank.

About Origin Bancorp, Inc.
Origin Bancorp is the financial holding company for Origin Bank, a more than century old Louisiana-chartered bank, headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana, which provides a broad range of financial services to small and medium-sized businesses, municipalities, high net-worth individuals and retail clients from over 40 banking centers located from Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas across North Louisiana to Central Mississippi, as well as in Houston, Texas. Member FDIC. To learn more, visit Origin Bank’s website at www.origin.bank.

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