The Academy of General Dentistry has presented its Fellowship award to C. Kenneth Sherman, a dentist in Hammond, based on his continuing dental education, completion of an exam and three years of membership in the organization.

Genedi Shamburger, a Woodlawn High School French teacher, is one of two recipients of a mini grant sponsored by the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers Association. Shamburger’s $500 award will be used to purchase supplies used by French III and French IV students.

John W. Finley, head of the LSU AgCenter’s Department of Food Science, has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and his contributions to the American Chemical Society.