MAN AND WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Every year since 1976, JA of Hammond has inducted an outstanding Man and Woman into our Hall of Fame. Honorees are those who volunteer their time and energy to better the lives of children in the community and improve community as a whole.
Nominations for 2020 Outstanding Man and Woman are being accepted now!
2018 Man and Woman of the Year
Rick Durham and Sue Courtney
In 2018, Rick Durham and Sue Courtney were chosen as the community’s outstanding Man and Woman. The pair was presented with gifts throughout the week and were honored at an award celebration at the close of the week. They were chosen for their altruistic service in helping improve the lives of children and their work to better our community as a whole.
Junior Auxiliary of Hammond
Man & Woman of the Year Past Recipients
2018 Mrs. Sue Courtney and Mr. Rick Durham
2017 Mrs. Robin Abrams and Mayor Pete Panepinto
2016 Mrs. Alexis Ducorbier and Mr. Greg Drude
2015 Mrs. Annete Kyrilo and Mr. Robby Miller
2014 Mrs. Peggy Hoover and Mr. Joe Mier
2013 Mrs. Judy Couvillion and Mr. Michael Williams
2012 Ms. Sarah Mitchell and Sheriff Daniel Edwards
2011 Mrs. Ruth Naquin and Mr. Lance Kern
2010 Mrs. Myrna Jordan and Mr. Nick Gagliano
2009 Mrs. Blair Edwards and Mr. Daryl Ferrara
2008 Mrs. Ashley Sandage and Mr. Pascal Dean
2007 Mrs. Judy Couvillion and Mr. Lemar Marshall
2006 Mrs. Dinah Golden Carter and Mr. Jeff Day
2005 Judge Grace Bennet Gasaway and Dr. Randy Moffett
2004 Mrs. Judy Nesser and Mr. John F. “Ricky” Masaracchia
2003 Mrs. Rosa Dunn and Mr. Andre Coudrain
2002 Ms. Jamene Dahmer and Mr. Doug Johnson
***No awards given from 1998-2001***
1997 Mrs. Pat Macaluso and Mr. Edwin Neill
1996 Mrs. Fay Bright and Rev. Keith Uffman
1995 Mrs. Denise Tullier-Holly and Honorable James Morrison
1994 Mrs. James Maurin and Mr. Roy Atkins
1993 Mrs. Myrtle Hejtmancik and Mr. Zeb White
1992 Mrs. Mary Pirosko and Mr. Duane Schafer, Sr.
1991 Mrs. Sue Hood and Mr. Guy Recotta, Jr.
1990 Mrs. Francis Chauvin and Mr. Will Ricks
1989 “Deputy” Susie Grappe and Mr. Bill Clark
1988 Mrs. Peggy Dunn and The Wong Brothers
1987 Dr. Beth Moulds and Mr. George Scherer, Jr.
1986 Mrs. Catherine Shafer and Mr. Sidney Rosenblum
1985 Mrs. James Nelson and Mr. Phil Livingston
1984 Mrs Carl Wainwright and Mr. Francis Mercante
1983 Mrs. James Morrison and Mr. Joe Mauroner
1982 Mrs. Mary Bales and Mr. L.C. “Pop” Bourne
1981 Mrs. Jerry Voorhes and Mr. Jerry Correjolles
1980 Mrs. Bill Brewer and Mr. Mayson Foster
1979 Mrs. Warren Wild and Mr. Wiley Sharp
1978 Mrs. Leon Ford III and Mr. Hans Schneider
1977 Mrs. Ford Graham and Mr. W.L. Billups
1976 Mrs. Ned Richardson and Dr. Pat Settoon