The 2020 Acadia Parish Honors Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony is slated for Thursday, July 16th at the Grand Opera House of the South where they will honor the Business of the Year and Humanitarian of the Year and an Outstanding Young Citizens from each of the seven Acadia Parish High Schools. These distinguished scholars are not only brilliant in intellect but have also dedicated much time of their years to volunteerism and civic activities in their respective communities.
- Katie Leblanc is a Graduate from Church Point High School. She is the daughter of Marcie Henry and Kent LeBlanc of Church Point. Katie was very involved throughout her 4 years at Church Point High on the dance team, volleyball team and in track & field. She was a member of the Beta Club, Student Council and Art Club. Katie volunteered with the Booster Club and the Autumn Festival. She concluded her time at Church Point as Valedictorian. Her future plans include attending Louisiana State University at Eunice to study Nursing.
- Jocelyn Marceaux is a Crowley High Graduate. She is the daughter of Keith and Sadie Marceaux of Crowley. Jocelyn played Volleyball and Softball for the Crowley Gents while achieving First Team for Softball and Volleyball as well as the All-Acadia Parish Team. She was crowned Homecoming Queen and finished her years at Crowley High School as Valedictorian. She plans on attending Louisiana State University at Alexandria to study Accounting and play Softball.
- Caroline Frey is a graduate of Iota High School. She is the daughter of Bubba and Melissa Frey of Iota. Caroline was a member of the National Beta Club, 4-H, Art Club, Library Club, Student Council and the Future Business Leaders of America. She was Head Mascot for Iota High while also participating on the Track Team; Caroline spent generous amount of time volunteering for St. Lawrence Catholic Church. She will be attending Louisiana State University at Eunice in the fall where she plans to enroll in their Surgical Technology program.
- Emmie Miller is a graduate of Midland High School. She is daughter of Shavaun Miller of Midland. Emmie was a member of the Cheerleading team, Golf Team, as well as the National Beta Club and Student Council. She ended her years at Midland as Homecoming Queen and an Honors graduate. Emmie’s future plans include studying Radiology at McNeese State University.
- Damian Istre is a graduate of Northside Christian School. He is the son of Scott and Jackie Istre of Crowley. Damian was a member of the National Beta Club, Student Council and the basketball team. He volunteered with Impact Youth’s Leadership Team, One Way Kid’s ministry, Mega Sports Camp, and Northside’s Servolution team for several years. Damian’s will major in Kinesiology at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the fall.
- Summar LeLeux is a graduate of Notre Dame High School. She is the daughter of Brandon LeLeux and Misty LeLeux. She was involved in Student Council, Camus Ministry, Drama Club, National Beta Club, the Notre Dame Retreat Team and the Pio Pride Dance Team. Summar was active volunteer with St. Michael’s Church, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Core Dance Center and she is a Eucharistic Minister. She concluded her years at Notre Dame with the Catholic Action Award, the American Legion Award and the honors of Notre Dame Homecoming Queen and Miss Notre Dame. Summar will attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the fall to study Early Childhood Education.
- Gracie Bergeron is a graduate of Rayne High School. She is the daughter of Frank and Dawn Bergeron of Rayne. She was a member of Student Council, the National Beta Club, 4-H, Yearbook, LEAD Team and the Dance Team. She served as an ACT Team Captain and Senior Class President. Gracie spent her time volunteering for the Healing House and the First Baptist Church of Rayne. She finished her years at Rayne High as a UDA All American Dancer, a member of the Homecoming Court and an Honors Graduate. Gracie’s future plans include attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the fall and majoring in Elementary Education.
For more information on Acadia Parish Honors, please visit AcadiaParishChamber.org. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, seating will be limited. Those interested in purchasing tickets should call the Chamber office at (337) 788-0177.