The St. Mary Parish Soil and Water Conservation District recently joined the St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce. From left, are J.P. Hebert, chairman of the board for St. Mary Soil and Water Conservation District; Donna Meyer, chamber president; Angela Deville, district administrative coordinator; Chandra Chauvin, board supervisor; Alton Broussard, vice chairman; Patra Ghergich, Natural Resources Conservation Service; and Daniel Luke, secretary-treasurer. The St. Mary Soil & Water Conservation District is a unit of state government responsible for soil and water conservation programs within its parish boundaries. The district delivers a wide variety of programs and services in response to the agricultural, environmental, and recreational needs of private landowners and operators. The district is governed by a five-member board of supervisors who are landowners within the district.
The St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce recently announced two new members.
Abbeville’s John T. Landry, left, presents John Keith Watson, an economics professor in the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the John T. and Sandra B. Landry Endowed Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette 56th annual Awards Banquet.The annual award recognizes a professor, selected based on student evaluations and senior exit survey comments, as the outstanding teacher in the college. John T. and Sandra Landry of Abbeville established the endowment in 1991 to annually honor, and give recognition to, the top teacher in the Moody College of Business Administration. In addition to a recognition plaque, the recipient receives a check for $1,000 from the endowment.
Abbeville’s John T. Landry, left, presents John Keith Watson, an economics professor in the B.I.