LAMcon Award Recipients

2018

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Kevin Harris
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Garrett C. Lynch
Emerging Museum Professional: Kyle Neff
Museum Professional: William “Bill” Stark
LA Museum Career Professional: Carol S. Gikas
Museum of the Year: Knock Knock Children’s Museum
Public Official of the Year: Riley Berthelot
Outstanding Corporate Support: BASF Corporation
Media Support: Country Roads Magazine

2017

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: David and Nicie Holcombe
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Susan Vincent
Emerging Museum Professional: Jenny Dyer
Museum Career Professional: Elizabeth Weinstein
Museum of the Year: The National WWII Museum
Outstanding Corporate Support: McKenney Salvage and Heavy Lift
Outstanding Foundation Support: The Haynie Family Foundation
Golden Key: Robin Person

2016

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Gail Garcia
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Susan Hymel
Emerging Museum Professional: Tommy McMorris
Museum Professional: Ashley Pierce
LA Museum Career Professional: Renee Bourgeois
Museum of the Year: West Baton Rouge Museum
Public Official of the Year: Joey Durel
Outstanding Foundation Support: Community Fund of Acadiana
Media Support: Judith Meriwether
Golden Key: Paul Hilliard

2015

Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Janice McNeil
Emerging Museum Professional: Alenjandra Juan
Museum Professional: Lauren Davis
Museum of the Year: Alexandria Museum of Art
Public Official of the Year: Clarence Fields & Jacques Roy
Outstanding Corporate Support: Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority
Media Support: KLAX-TV

2014

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Mary Linn Wernet
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Doug Ireland
Emerging Museum Professional: Earl Barbry, Jr.
Museum Professional: Doyle Jennings & Kara Edwards
LA Museum Career Professional: Richard Holloway
Museum of the Year: River Road African American Museum
Public Official of the Year: Florent Hardy
Outstanding Foundation Support: Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Foundation
Media Support: Maggie Martin
Commitment to Heritage Preservation Award: Rufus Davis

2012

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Michael Robinson
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Cary Saurage
Emerging Museum Professional: Jolie Schouest Johnson
Museum Professional: Catherine Pears
LA Museum Career Professional: Thomas Livesay
Museum of the Year: Louisiana Art and Science Museum
Public Official of the Year: Wayne McCullen
Outstanding Foundation Support: UL Lafayette Foundation
Outstanding Individual Support: Warren Perrin
Media Support: Diane Deaton, WAFB
Golden Key: Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

2011

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Katheryn Isenmann
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Nathalie Di Bennedetto
Emerging Museum Professional: Justin French
Museum Professional: Rick Lagrange
LA Museum Career Professional: Mary Louise Brudhomme
Museum of the Year: Eddie Robinson Museum
Public Official of the Year: Senator Sharon Weston Broome
Outstanding Corporate Support: Zapp’s Potato Chips
Media Support: Robin Miller, The Advocate Baton Rouge
Golden Key: Louisiana Museum Foundation
Lifetime Achievement: Winnie Byrd
Outstanding Individual Support: Frances Bennett

2010

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Father Howard Hall
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Mary Jane Kahao
Emerging Museum Professional: John Sykes
Museum Professional: Mary Lou Eichhorn
LA Museum Career Professional: Jackie Sullivan
Museum of the Year: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Public Official of the Year: Cheryl Gray Evans
Outstanding Corporate Support: Whitney National Bank, Lafayette
Media Support: Country Roads Magazine
Commitment to Heritage Preservation Award: Sue Wilbert Turner

2009

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Jolie & Robert Shelton
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Harriet J. Daggett
Emerging Museum Professional: Natalie Mault Mead
LA Museum Career Professional: Nick Mueller
Museum of the Year: Louisiana State Cotton Museum
Public Official of the Year: Senator Dan Morrish
Outstanding Corporate Support: Perrin, Landry, deLaunay, Dartez, and Ouellet Law Corporate of Lafayette
Media Support: Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Cultural Vistas Magazine
Commitment to Heritage Preservation Award: Lt. Governor Mitchell J. Landrieu

2008

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: F.C. Felterman, Jr.
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Catherine McKenzie
Emerging Museum Professional: Lance Harris
Museum Professional: Daniel P. Alario
LA Museum Career Professional: Carolyn Harrington
Museum of the Year: New Orleans Museum of Art
Public Official of the Year: Jay Dardenne
Outstanding Corporate Support: American Press
Outstanding Foundation Support:
Media Support: David Manship, The Advocate

2007

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton:
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Conni Welch
Emerging Museum Professional:
Museum Professional: Jan Bradford
LA Museum Career Professional:
Museum of the Year: Sci-Port Museum of Shreveport
Public Official of the Year: Representative Jack D. Smith
Outstanding Foundation Support: The Burden Foundation

2006

Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Louis Nicolosi
Museum Professional: Pamela Rabalaid Vinci
Public Official of the Year: Willie Landry Mount
Outstanding Corporate Support: Leesville Lumber Company
Outstanding Foundation Support: Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
Outstanding Individual Support: Imelda Watson

2005

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Dorian M. Bennett
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Mary Davis
Museum Professional: Shannon Giasheen
Outstanding Individual Support: Clara Anniston

2004

Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Nan Weir
Emerging Museum Professional: Sam Losavio
Museum Professional: David Floyd
Public Official of the Year: Joanne Bourgeois & Governor Kathleen Blanco
Outstanding Individual Support: Sam Hamilton

2003

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Genie Hendry
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Bobbie Young
Museum Professional: Nancy Robert
Public Official of the Year: Mayor John Berthelot

2002

Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Marion Donaldson & Betty LaNasa Haydel
Museum Professional: Nancy Chesson
Public Official of the Year: Mark C. Drennen
Outstanding Foundation Support: The Azby Fund
Media Support: Alice B. Story
Lifetime Achievement Award: James F. Sefcik

2001

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Nadine Carter Russel
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Donna Winters
Museum Professional: Julia Rose
Outstanding Individual Support: Paula Garvey Manship
Media Support: George Sluppick

2000

Elizabeth McLundie Bolton: Hugh C. Brown
Lois Wyatt Bannon “Heart & Soul”: Carol Haase
LA Museum Career Professional: Caroline Kennedy
Public Official of the Year: Kay Kellogg Katz
Outstanding Foundation Support: The Pennington Foundation
Outstanding Individual Support: Mary Pramuk
Media Support: Doris Maricie