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Baton Rouge, New Orleans Business Honors for Aug. 27, 2017

August 29, 2017
Originally Posted on The Advocate


The American Institute of Architects Baton Rouge presented annual awards to 14 projects completed by nine firms: Members Choice Award for the Moon at 631 Desire St. by Holly & Smith Architects APAC; Gold Rose Awards to 200 Laurel St. by Chenevert Architects, Eunice City Lake Recreational Facility by Hoffpauir Studio LLC and the Moon at 631 Desire St. by Holly & Smith Architects APAC; Silver Rose Awards to Tremont Eastbound Rest Area by Andrew Sanders and Molly Donalson, of the state Department of Transportation and Development, Reily Foods Tenant Build-Out by Holly & Smith Architects APAC and 500 Laurel St. by DNA Workshop: Dyke Nelson Architecture; Rose Awards for Lee Magnet High School by GraceHebert Architects APAC, Rock-n-Sake Metairie by DNA Workshop: Dyke Nelson Architecture, East Baton Rouge Parish Public Works and Planning Center by Cress & Lopresto Architects LLC and LSU Honors College Renovation by Tipton Associates APAC; Sustainability Award for the Moon at 631 Desire St. by Holly & Smith Architects APAC and Felicity Church Renovation by Coleman Partners Architects LLC; and the East Baton Rouge Parish Planning Commission Award for 500 Laurel St. by DNA Workshop: Dyke Nelson Architecture.

The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry won national Most Effective Education Award recognition from the Governmental Research Association in recognition of its research and advocacy on Louisiana tax policy.

LABI's campaign was titled Louisiana Business Tax Policy: Research, Awareness and Advocacy.

The National Association of County Agricultural Agents presented Ascension Parish county agent Craig Roussel with its Distinguished Service Award and East Feliciana Parish extension agent Bobby Bingham with the Achievement Award.

The Distinguished Service Award acknowledges outstanding work by an agent who has dedicated 10 or more years of service to the LSU AgCenter, while the Achievement Award distinguishes an agent with less than 10 years of service.


Dr. James Campbell, associate professor and director of the Kenner Family Medicine Residency Program at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has been selected as the Family Physician of 2017 by the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians.

The award honors his years of service to his patients, dedication to family medicine, and contributions to developing and improving the profession for future physicians and their patients.

Campbell joined the faculty of LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine in 2000. He has facilitated physician oversight at LSU Health New Orleans Student-Run Homeless Clinic for the past two years. Campbell has contributed to meeting Louisiana’s primary care workforce needs by leading the LSU Health New Orleans Family Medicine Residency Program based in Kenner, a postgraduate training program.


The American Camp Association has awarded three-year accreditation to Girl Scouts Louisiana East camps Marydale, Covington and Whispering Pines, earning perfect scores.

Accreditation is based a review process by outside camping professionals for personnel, program, site administration and health care.

Girl Scouts Louisiana East serves girls in grades K-12 in 23 southeast Louisiana parishes. The 400-acre Camp Marydale is near St. Francisville. The 23-acre Camp Covington is near Covington. The 600-acre Camp Whispering Pines is in Independence.