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Dr. Troy P. LeBlanc ’86
 
The Alumni Association of Edward Douglas White Catholic High School has announced Dr. Troy P. LeBlanc ’86 as the recipient of the 2017-2018 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.
 
LeBlanc is currently the Mission Systems Architect for the Mission Operations Directorate at the Johnson Space Center. He is responsible for all aspects of the systems and software engineering for the Mission Control Center, Training Systems and User Applications in development and operations today. He has been a member of MOD since 1992 and has been developing software for the Mission Systems from the beginning of his career. Additionally, LeBlanc was a certified space station mission controller for 10 years. He received a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 1992, a M.S. in Computer Science in 1999 and a Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2009, both from the University of Houston.
 
LeBlanc will be honored at the Alumni Mass on Friday, February 2, and at an Alumnus of the Year luncheon that will follow at Envie Restaurant in Thibodaux.  Please contact the Advancement office at (985) 446-8486 for more information.