Community Leaders Honored at Annual Alumni Awards

Chris Riviere (BA '78), Attorney and President of Nicholls Foundation Board

JAMES LYNN POWELL AWARD


“To be recognized by a university that is uniquely loved is tremendously moving to me. I have been fortunate to work with the Nicholls Foundation and it has been rewarding to work with the great leaders of our community, and the supporters of Nicholls.”

– Chris Riviere (BA ’78), Attorney and President of Nicholls Foundation Board

HONORARY ALUMNI AWARD


“Once you get here and get involved in the culture, you are a Colonel. And to me, Colonel Pride is being proud of the fact that we’re small, but we’re mighty and we do tremendous things in and for the Bayou Region.”

– Dr. Marilyn Macik-Frey, Dean of the College of Business Administration

CORPORATE MARK OF HONOR


“Nicholls State University is vital to South Louisiana. Having a University in our backyard that allows individuals like myself to stay home in the Bayou and get a first classed education is crucial and will continue to fuel our community and our economy with a qualified workforce.”

– Mickey Thomas President and CEO South Louisiana Bank.

OUTSTANDING ALUMNI

Liberal Arts

Keitha Nelson-Williams

Sciences and Technology

Dr. Eric Geist

Business Administration

Ryan Hutchinson

Chef John Folse Culinary Institute

Dr. Darryl L. Holliday

Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Kimberly Reynolds

Nursing

Lloyd “Bubby” Olsen

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