Taeneia White has received certification as a Children’s Etiquette Consultant from The Etiquette & Leadership Institute in Watkinsville, Ga.

Cristina Caminita, the LSU Libraries’ agriculture and information literacy librarian, is one of 56 library professionals selected nationwide to participate in the American Library Association’s 2013 Class of Emerging Leaders.


The Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts has recognized West Baton Rouge Parish cattleman John Tilton as the Outstanding Master Farmer of the Year.

Master Farmers certified from the local area for 2013 are Joseph G. Beaud III and Gary Hollier, of Pointe Coupee Parish; Caroline Falgout and Clint Galiano, of Tangipahoa Parish; Douglas Foreman, of Lafayette Parish; and Dwight Hardee, Patrick Neal Hebert, Mitchell C. Marceaux, William Romero and Seth Woods, of Vermilion Parish. To become a certified Master Farmer, participants must complete classroom training, attend field days at model farms and develop a farm-specific conservation plan.