The Alumni Association of Edward Douglas White Catholic High School has announced Camille A. Morvant, II ‘67 as the recipient of the 2016 Alumnus of the Year Award.
The Alumnus of the Year Award is given to a graduate of Thibodaux College, Mount Carmel Academy, Thibodaux Central Catholic, or E. D. White Catholic, who exemplifies the charism of the Sisters of Mount Carmel and the Brothers of the Sacred Heart in his or her life and who has achieved success in the global community.
Camille “Cam” Morvant was born on April 16, 1949 to parents Robert and Elaine Toups Morvant. He is the oldest of nine children (all EDW graduates) and graduated from EDW in 1967. In high school, Morvant was a member of the Cardinal football team and was named to the All-District team as a junior and senior. Morvant was also a three time district champion and state champion discus thrower.
On October 4, 2002, he was elected District Attorney for Lafourche Parish. He is currently serving his third term. He has been unopposed in the last two elections.
Morvant is the founder, president and chairman of the board for the non-profit Lorio Foundation. To date, the Lorio Foundation has donated over 20 million dollars to the Thibodaux community. He is also the founder and president of the Lafourche Parish Children’s Advocacy Center and is a longstanding member of the Thibodaux Firemen and a past Grand Marshal of the Thibodaux Firemen’s Fair. He has also served on the school boards of St. Joseph Elementary and EDW.
His is married to Dana Crochet Morvant and is the proud father of Melissa, Camille, and Samantha.
Morvant will be honored at the Alumni Mass on Friday, February 3, and at an Alumnus of the Year luncheon that will follow at Grady V’s Restaurant in Thibodaux. Please contact Kaye Constant at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to attend the luncheon.
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Over the years, we have had many amazing alumni of EDW chosen as the E. D. White Catholic High School Alumnus of the Year. We want to hear from you and know who you think should be nominated for this honor.
For nominations for Alumnus of the Year, we will need three letters of recommendation and copies of resumes or other biographical materials. These materials should be sent to the Alumnus of the Year Selection Committee, E. D. White Catholic High School, 555 Cardinal Drive, Thibodaux, LA 70301 or email Kaye Constant at email@example.com.
We look forward to hearing from you.