Social Lights: March 2016 Jeanerette
● By Aimee Cormier
Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Banquet
February 19, 2016
The Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Banquet is held annually to recognize individuals with outstanding achievements in the community. It was held Feb. 19 at the Ward Eight Recreation Center in Jeanerette. This was the 60th annual banquet and the theme was Fabulous Fifties. This year’s winners were Nell Derise, Outstanding Citizen; Mona Stansbury, Outstanding Senior Citizen; Erica Chatman Banks, Outstanding Educator; Kenneth Kern, Outstanding Public Servant; Louis Lancon, Outstanding Farmer; Rosalie Landry, Outstanding Volunteer; Joyce & Ken Buller, Outstanding Couple and Tang’Jemeka Londo as Outstanding Student. This year’s Arthur Lee Verret Memorial Scholarship went to Mytaja Jeanlouis. The mistress of ceremonies was Terri M. Thompson.