LOUISIANA NATIVE, RENOWNED SINGER, AND LONGTIME CULTURAL ACTIVIST ZACHARY RICHARD HONORED WITH INTERNATIONAL DISTINCTION


LAFAYETTE, La. – Louisiana native Zachary Richard, a renowned singer and cultural activist, was promoted today to the rank of Officer in the French Academic Palms. Consul General of France in Louisiana Vincent Sciama bestowed this prestigious distinction upon Richard during a ceremony at Myrtle Place Elementary in Lafayette. The French Academic Palms recognizes those who have rendered eminent service to French education and have contributed actively to the prestige of French culture. Promotion ...more...