Awards & Winners

Honors and Awards

2019-2020 Baton Rouge Chapter Awards

Each year, LES bestows honors and awards to its most deserving members.   The LES State Honors and Awards Committee selects winners of each award from a list of members nominated by each chapter. Below are the award forms and guidelines for nominating the 2019 LES award winners.

All nominations must be submitted to the BR Chapter email address les-br@les-state.org October 16th for selection of the award winners at the local level. These winners will then be contacted and asked to submit the nominations form to the LES State Honors and Awards Committee.

All nomination forms must be returned to the State Office electronically and/or postmarked no later than November 10, 2019.

Nominations postmarked after this date will not be accepted.

Forms can be downloaded by clicking on the award below. Support materials for the award, including the nomination form, shall not exceed ten (10) pages (counting front and back as separate pages).

The Honors and Awards Committee is composed of nineteen members. The Chairman of the Committee is the Past President of the Society once removed, and the Vice Chairman is the immediate Past President of the Society. Together with the two Past Presidents of the Society, the eight Chapter Presidents and the eight immediate Chapter Past Presidents form the Committee.

In the event that either a Chapter President or immediate Past President is unable to attend, vacancies may be filled by one or two of the Chapter’s Past President(s). No absentee ballots or proxies shall be allowed. All participating members of the Honors and Awards Committee are ineligible for nomination during their tenure or service on the Honors and Awards Committee,except nominees for the F. Hugh Coughlin Young Engineer Award. Any member or participant who has been nominated forthe Coughlin Award shall be excused prior to discussion, debate, and voting on the particular award.

**Both EI’s and PE’s are eligible for the Young Engineer Award, as long as their ages comply with the guidelines.

2018-2019 Baton Rouge Chapter Awards Winners

The Baton Rouge Chapter is proud to announce the 2018-2019 Chapter Honors and Award Winners:
These award winners are nominated by the Chapter for consideration in the statewide LES Honors and Awards. Please congratulate our award winners the next time you see them.

2017-2018 Baton Rouge Chapter Awards Winners

The Baton Rouge Chapter is proud to announce the 2017-2018 Chapter Honors and Award Winners:

Carolina Herrera, P.E.

Ann Forte Trappey, P.E.*

*State Award Winner
These award winners are nominated by the Chapter for consideration in the statewide LES Honors and Awards. Please congratulate our award winners the next time you see them.

2016-2017 Baton Rouge Chapter Award Winners

The Baton Rouge Chapter is proud to announce the 2016-2017 Chapter Honors and Award Winners:

Brian Wolshon, Ph.D, P.E., PTOE

William C. “Bill” Monroe, P.E., PLS

*State Award Winner
These award winners are nominated by the Chapter for consideration in the statewide LES Honors and Awards. Please congratulate our award winners the next time you see them.

2015-2016 Baton Rouge Chapter Awards

The Baton Rouge Chapter is proud to announce the 2015-2016 Chapter Honors and Award Winners:

Stephen Estonpinal, P.E. PLS*

*State Award Winner
These award winners are nominated by the Chapter for consideration in the statewide LES Honors and Awards. Please congratulate our award winners the next time you see them.