Hammond welcomes first baby of 2018: Clarielle White
HAMMOND—Nearly 19 hours into the new year, Shaquell LaFrance and Clarence White of Hammond celebrated the arrival of their second daughter and North Oaks Medical Center’s first baby of 2018. Health care providers at North Oaks Medical Center presented Clarielle White and her parents with a “Baby New Year 2018” welcome basket. Clarielle White arrived at 6:59 p.m. on Jan. 1 to ring in the new year with her parents and 3-year-old sibling Sha’Niyah, who is “very happy to be a big sister.” Clarielle was delivered by Obstetrician/Gynecologist Diana Dang, MD, and weighed 6 lbs., 8.3 oz. LaFrance is a sophomore studying accounting at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. White, a running back, recently transferred to Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, from Fresno City College in Fresno, California, to join the Braves’ football program. Participating in the basket presentation were Labor & Delivery Staff Registered Nurse Shannon Davis, Dr. Diana Dang, and Nursery Certified Nursing Assistant Wintress McCormick.