Coreil, Lima win top 2009 awards from LSU Kiwanis Club

Paul Coreil, vice chancellor for the LSU AgCenter, left, received the Outstanding Leadership Award, and Marybeth Lima, right, received the Distinguished Service Award from the LSU Kiwanis Club. Mary Grodner, center, is the president. (Photo by Johnny Morgan. Click on photo for larger image.)

News Release Distributed 05/14/09

Paul Coreil, vice chancellor of the LSU AgCenter, and Marybeth Lima, professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, received the 2009 top awards from the LSU Kiwanis Club.

Coreil received the Outstanding Leadership Award for his efforts in obtaining local funding for the first time from all 64 parishes for support of the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, said Mary Grodner, professor in the Department of Entomology and president of the LSU Kiwanis Club.

Lima received the Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her creative and diligent work in the design and construction of 18 playgrounds at East Baton Rouge Parish schools. Lima is exemplary in garnering community support, involving students in service-learning projects and calling attention to the need for safety in school playgrounds, Grodner said.

Linda Foster Benedict

5/14/2009 11:30:14 PM
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