Hall of Distinction

Every spring, the college recognizes and celebrates our honorees for the significant contributions they have made to LSU and the extended community. Recipients exemplify the mission of CHSE to address complex human issues and policy decisions facing Louisiana, the nation, and the world through their gifts, talents, and time.

2015 Honorees


Philanthropy Award

Mary Elizabeth Norckauer
Athlete, Author, Coach & Life-long Learner
LSU 1945, 1949
School of Kinesiology

Shirley L. Porter, MSW, LCSW
Founder, Author, & President
The Sunshine Foundation
LSU 1977
School of Social Work

Brett Richard, PhD
Senior Corporate Human Resources & Organization Development Strategist
LSU 2012
School of Leadership & Human Resource Development


Community Partner Awards



Alexandria Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Tina P. Eyre, LCSW-BACS
Associate Chief of Staff – Mental Health
School of Social Work
Louisiana Economic Development - FastStart
Jeff Lynn
Executive Director of Workforce Development Programs
School of Leadership & Human Resource Development
Baton Rouge Parks and Recreation Commission
Recreation Department
Diana Drake, CPRP
Assistant Director of Evaluation & Partnership Development
School of Kinesiology
Rickey Heroman’s Florist and Gifts
Rickey Heroman & Debbie S. Heroman, PhD
University Laboratory School
East Baton Rouge Parish School System
Bernard Taylor, Jr. EdD
School of Education
Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge
Department of Archives
Ann T. Boltin, MLIS CA
Archivist/Records Manager
School of Library & Information Science

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