Special Olympics Louisiana values dedication and would like to honor the time many individuals have spent making a difference in the lives of our athletes. We truly appreciate thier continued support of our movement and their efforts in changing the way Louisiana views our athletes.

Listed below are the individuals who have been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Sports Awards. Special Olympics Louisiana will to continue to recognize the outstanding achievements of these individuals. 

The efforts they exhibit today will benefit those with intellectual disabilities for the future. Special Olympics Louisiana has been proudly serving people for 50 years. We appreciate these people who strive to make a positive impact in our community and make a difference one hour at a time.

Award Name

Winner’s Name

Outstanding Civic Organization

Knights of Columbus 2952

Johanna E. Brescher Outstanding Games Volunteer

Kellie Brame


Octagon Media

Outstanding Ambassador

State Corporate Benefactor


Outstanding Family Award

The Robinson Family

Outstanding SOLA Coach

Trey Earheart

Outstanding School

Nicholls State University

Outstanding SOLA Female Athlete

Jamie Hickman

Outstanding SOLA Male Athlete

Gerren Brown

Volunteer of the Year

Johnathan Orta

Outstanding Unified Partner

Alex Miller

SOLA Hall of Fame

John Saye

LETR Top Fundraiser

Lt. Col. Ward Webb

LETR Top Area

Capital Area

LETR Above & Beyond

Det. Bob John Escamilla






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