Fifty Louisianians have been nominated for the award. Named from Lafayette were Je’Nelle Chargois and Marcia Yeager. Also nominated were Arstile “Bob” Lilly of Carencro.
Over the past 15 years, Stagg has taken many leadership roles in Girl Scouting. She has trained, mentored, and inspired over 100 women and men to become Girl Scout volunteers.
Created in 1995 to honor volunteers who do outstanding work on behalf of Louisiana’s children, the annual program has resulted in statewide recognition and more than $720,000 in grants to the honorees’ charitable causes. This year, a panel of past honorees will choose eight Louisiana Angels from among the nominations. Each of the eight will receive a $20,000 grant for his or her charitable organization from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.