Area members of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts Class of 2016 were recognized with awards during the 32nd annual senior recognition program on May 20 on the campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.

LSMSA Excellence Award winners were Christopher Carter, of Geismar, music theory, science and Spanish; Josef Hofman, of Gonzales, French, mathematics, science and English; Rachel Sheffield, of Prairieville, French and English; Emily Schultz, of Gonzales, history, science and mathematics; and Nikhil Gopalam, of Prairieville, mathematics and science.

The honorees received LSMSA medallions in their specific disciplines.