2015

Champions

2015

champions

Dr. Charles Brown

Dr. Charles Brown

On January 28, 2014, at the age of 84, Dr. Charles Brown accepted a request from the NFL to help solve the potential problem of prescription drug abuse among players. 

Sharron Ayers

Sharron Ayers

On May 8, 2011, at the age of 65, Sharron Ayers made a pledge to run a half marathon in every U.S. state. 

Wayne Ducote

Wayne Ducote

On March 19, 2015, at age 69, Wayne Ducote achieved the greatest victory of his auto racing career – accepting his first Gold Cup award at the world famous Sebring International Raceway in Florida.

Jeanette Bell

Jeanette Bell

On April 23, 2013, at age 68, Jeanette Bell opened her first teaching garden in the New Orleans area.

Hazel Addison

Hazel Addison

On October 4, 2013, at the age of 85, Hazel Addison out-performed a dance floor full of competitors to win first place in the Intergenerational Jitterbug Competition at the Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown in downtown New Orleans.

Louis Joseph

Louis Joseph

On July 11, 2015, at the age of 68, Louis Joseph enshrined the memory of a slain soldier from Tangipahoa Parish.

Fabio Canton

Fabio Canton

On July 7, 2014, at the age of 71, Fabio Canton expanded vitally needed behavioral health services for New Orleans area families. With the addition of a full-time education coordinator to facilitate family outreach and support through the organization he pioneered, Fabio ensured improved quality of life for many more families in need.

Edyth Trail

Edyth Trail

On February 21, 2009, at the age of 74, Edythe Trail heli-skied for the first time. She took a helicopter to the top of a remote mountain in British Columbia to ski down the virgin snow.

Willie Bader

Willie Bader

On March 11, 2014, at the age of 91, Willie Bader made American history come alive for students at Ponchatoula High School. Gaining the attention of a teenager is no small feat, let alone through a lecture on history given over the course of two days. 

Frank Nicoladis

Frank Nicoladis

On October 31, 2015, at the age of 80, Frank Nicoladis added a new line of business to the company he founded in 1969.