Awards

CULTURAL CONNECTION

The Office of Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and the Office of Cultural Development in partnering with the Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation, the LA State

Arts Council, and the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana met at the Capitol Park Museum on April 23, 2013. Louisiana Culture Awards

were honored in Archaeology, Arts, French language and Historic Preservation.

The following awards were presented in Historic Preservation:

Recipient: New Iberia
Accepting the Award: Jane Braud, New Iberia Main Street Manager
Presented by: Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and LTHP Board President Michael Echols from Monroe, with State Representative Taylor Barras from New Iberia.( right)

Recipient: The Shadows on the Teche, New Iberia
Accepting the Award: Pat Kahle
Presented by: Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, LTHP Board President Michael Echols (left) from Monroe and State Rep.Taylor Barras from New Iberia.(right)

Recipient : Marcel Wisznia , New Orleans Architect
Accepting the Award : Marcel Wisznia, President Wisznia Architecture and Development
Presented by: LTHP Board President Michael Echols from Monroe and Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne

HISTORIC PRESERVATION HERITAGE AWARD
Recipient: Southern Food and Beverage Museum, New Orleans
Accepting the Award: Liz Williams, President of SOFAB
Presented by: LTHP President Michael Echols from Monroe and Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne

Recipient: Ogilvie Hardware, Shreveport
Accepting the Award: Liz Swain, Executive Director of Downtown Shreveport Development
Presented by: (right) Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, and LTHP Board President Michael Echols from Monroe.

Recipient: Andrea St. Paul Bland, New Orleans
Accepting the Award: Andrea St. Paul Bland, owner Cignette,LLC
Presented by: LTHP Board President Michael Echols from Monroe and Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne