The "Lafreniere Park Person of the Year Award" is an annual award made by the Lafreniere Park Advisory Board to honor people who have made significant contributions to Park development and operations.

 


2011 - Louis Congemi
The Lafreniere Park Advisory Board Board chose Councilman Louis Congemi as its "Person of the Year" for 2011. Congemi has supported the park in all its endeavors and was instrumental in securing the necessary funding for the recently dedicated Dog Park and a Splash Park, scheduled for completion in 2012.

 


2010 - Jackie Madden
Memorial Tree Grove in the Meadow Area

 


2009 - Leo J. Webb, Sr.
For his guidance and support of the implementation of the capital projects outlined in the current Lafreniere Park Master Plan.

 


2008 - Coleen Landry
Park Wildlife Photography and post Katrina renaissance leader

 


2007 - Mike Kernan
Disc Golf Club leader

 


2006 - Tommy Cvitanovich
Taste of the Town

 


2005 - Ginger Fortson

 


2004 - Mark Schexnayder
Fish Habitat Improvements

 


2003 - Ted Osmundson
Responsible for Master Plan

 


2002 - Betty Baker

 


2001 - Jerri L. Klein

 


2000 - Dr. Patrick D. McKenna

 


1999 - Jerry Crawford
Carousel Project

 


1998 - Charles P. Kelly Jr.

 


1997 - Mike Quigley

 


1997 - John Steen

 


1996 - Representative Steve Scalise
West Napoleon Fence

 


1996 - Councilman Ed Muniz

 


1995 - Henry Shane

 


1994 - Soni Ruby
Park Events Reporter

 


1993 - Beverly Elson

 


1992 - Lana Accardo
Park Secretary

 


1991 - Mike Yenni

 


1990 - Harry Lee

 


1989 - Joseph P. Domino
HealthTrak

 


1988 - Peggy M. Conley

 


1987 - Philip E. Fielding

 


1986 - James E. Fondren
Park Development Consultant

 


1985 - Timothy P. Coulon

 


1984 - Charles J. Eagan Jr.
First President of Foundation

 


1983 - Robert L. DeViney Jr.

 


1982 - H. Edward Litrell

 


1981 - Edward P. LaBruyere