Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Pianist and teacher Ellis Marsalis named Louisiana's Humanist of the Year; CMM's Catherine Green and Community Foundation Shreveport also get awards

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities board has named famed New Orleans musician and teacher Ellis Marsalis as the 2008 Humanist of the Year, says LEH President Michael Sartisky.

In other awards: The Chair's Award for Institutional Support will go to the Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier for its contributions and partnership in LEH's Prime Time programs in the Shreveport-Bossier area.

Humanities Teacher of the Year awards will be presented to Catherine Green, a social studies (history) teacher at Caddo Middle Magnet School in Shreveport, and to Emmitt Glynn III, who teaches political theory, government and history of religion in America at The Episcopal School in Baton Rouge.

See more at LEH.org.

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