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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
An invite-only reception at the Governor's
mansion was held in honor of the winners of the 2014 ‘Volunteers of the Year'
The award is given by the professional educators'
Two winners are from Baton Rouge. Pam Morgan
is the president of the Cortana Kiwanis Club. She is also a VIP reading friend
for a child at Broadmoor Elementary.
"My student is so glad to see me that she
runs to greet me at the door," said Morgan. "And there are an awful lot of other children
who want the same attention because they'll wave and raise their hands and say,
'Please read with me today,'" she added.
Melissa Mancuso volunteers at the Louisiana
Key Academy in Baton Rouge because the school has helped her daughter make
meaningful progress in her studies.
"You make a difference, you really do and you
don't really realize it until you get where we are today," said Mancuso.
A+PEL chose honorees from more than a dozen