D.C. dignitary to promote public service careers; overseas travel planned

An envoy from the U.S. Bureau of Public Affairs will visit the International High School of New Orleans on April 22, to talk about the benefits of multilingualism and opportunities for careers in government. Some details still have to be worked out, among them security issues and whether the visit by a deputy assistant secretary will be open to the public, the school’s board of directors learned at their monthly meeting, March 21.

Harry Blumenthal joins board

New Orleans businessman Harry Blumenthal has joined the governing board of International High School. He is the former president and chief executive of Blumenthal Print Works Inc. in New Orleans.