Parker receives prestigious Robert E. Russ Award
University of the Louisiana System Board of Supervisors Wayne Parker was presented with the 2012 Robert E. Russ Award as the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala Tuesday night.
Approximately 300 people attended the event held at the Ruston Civic Center. The gala also included presentation of the 2012 Bill Best Humanitarian Award to Jim Tuten and the announcement of a new street in Ruston: Dan Reneau Drive.
Awards were also given for service to education, tourism, and to those selected as outstanding young people.