|Senator Jack Donahue Receives Several Awards and Honors in 2008 - August 21, 2008|
|Thursday, August 21 2008 - 1:33 pm|
Senator Jack Donahue has received several awards and honors in 2008. In January, Senator Donahue was named Associated Builders & Contractors Bayou Chapter’s "Person of the Year" for 2007.
Professionally, Senator Donahue was inducted into the Civil and Environmental Engineering Hall of Distinction at LSU's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department's banquet held at the LSU Alumni Center on April 10th.
In July, Senator Donahue was honored as "Man of the Year" by the St. Tammany Republican Parish Executive Committee at their first annual Top Elephants Awards Banquet.
On August 8, Senator Donahue received a "Business Champion Award" for his leadership efforts in advancing pro-business legislation at the 2008 annual Chamber Southwest Louisiana Legis-Gator Luncheon in Lake Charles.
Jack Donahue has been a resident of the Northshore for 35 years and was elected as Louisiana Senator of District 11 in October 2007. Jack was elected on a platform of strong leadership, improving education for our children, and fostering a business friendly environment in Louisiana to create jobs and opportunities for our youth. "The purpose of my platform is to keep our kids working here in Louisiana," said Donahue.
Jack Donahue has been a husband to Maura Donahue for 20 years, a father to a blended family of 6 children, and a grandfather of 16. Professionally, Jack Donahue is Chairman & CEO of DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc. in Mandeville, LA.