State Representative Simone Champagne of Jeanerette has been named the 2011 State Representative of the Year by the Louisiana Assembly on School Based Health Care (LASBHC).
Representative Champagne said, “I am honored to receive this award and will continue to address health care issues in Louisiana. It is so important that our children receive needed health care and I salute those who work every day to ensure they are cared for.”
Cindy Bishop, speaking on behalf of the Assembly, said, “Rep. Champagne understands that our state’s school based health clinics provide critically needed access to healthcare to students within their communities.”
Champagne serves on the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, the House Appropriations Committee; the House Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development Committee; and the House Education Committee.