Ascension Parish Farm Bureau members picked up awards at the recent Louisiana Farm Bureau Convention in New Orleans.

Ascension Parish Farm Bureau President Frank Sotile Jr., of Donaldsonville, accepted a Four Star Award from Ronnie Anderson, president of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation. Ascension Farm Bureau was recognized for outstanding program achievements.

Louisiana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee Chairwoman Denise Canatella presented an Award of Excellence to Sandra Sotile, of Donaldsonville. Sandra Sotile is a member of the Ascension Parish Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee and serves as a district director for the Louisiana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee. The Ascension Women’s Committee was recognized for its outstanding work in the various Farm Bureau program areas.