Alum Wins JFK Profile in Courage Award

Doris Voitier, superintendent of St. Bernard Parish schools, has been honored for her efforts to restart the school system within a few months of Hurricane Katrina. Doris was one of the five New Orleans players, from Mount Carmel Academy, who played in the first Academic Games National Tournament in 1966. First as assistant superintendent and now as superintendent, she has also been instrumental in the development of Academic Games in her parish. Read an article about her Kennedy award. Furthermore, in August 2006 Doris was honored as the ABC News Person of the Week.

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