The Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences presented awards and installed officers at its awards program held on April 26 as a part of the FCS/LEACS joint conference in Baton Rouge, LA.
Awards presented included:
Radio/Podcast- 1st- Wenqing Xu and Tobie Blanchard - Food Safety Bites with Wennie Podcast
Newsletter- 1st - Saundra Raines, Cathy Agan, Jiame Brown, Terri Crawford, Alethia Lawrence, Victoria McDonald, Carolyn Robinson, Brittney Seay and Cynthia Stephens - Be a Smart Kid! Newsletter
Written Press Release- 1st - Saundra Raines - Vegetables: Sample the Rainbow!
Community Partnership Award - Layne Langley
School Wellness Award - Layne Langley
Human Development/Family Relationships Award – Valerie Vincent
Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award – Diane Uzzle and Elizabeth Bryan
Family Health & Wellness – Layne Langley
Florence Hall Award– Layne Langley
LEAFCS Scholarship Recipient – Emilia Clement
Betty Jane Fairchild Award – Becky Gautreaux
Maxine Reeves Memorial Award– Diane Uzzle
Distinguished Service Award – Diane Uzzle
Continued Excellence Award – Mandy Armentor
The new officers include: President – Robin Landry; President-elect – Brittney Seay; Past President/Historian – Carolyn Robinson; Vice President Awards and Recognition – Karen Jones; Vice President Public Affairs – Alethia Lawrence; Vice President Member Resources – Saundra Raines; Vice President Professional Development – Layne Langley; Secretary – Becky Gautreaux; Treasurer – Mandy Armentor; Parliamentarian – Tiffany Williams; Region Directors – Cathy Agan and Kylee Brown and Alternate Region Directors – Terri Crawford and Sandra May.
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