LYDIA DUVAL, RN was the recipient of the 2015 Louisiana School Nurse of the Year Award. She was chosen by the Louisiana School Nurse Organization and was honored April 16 at the LSNO’s annual conference in Shreveport. Duval has been a St. Mary Parish school nurse and health science facilitator for 21 years. She coordinates multiple programs in school health services including school nursing, homebound services, school-based health center, career tech Ed programs and the summer AHEC program. She is known for her dedication to improving the health and safety of the students and teachers of St. Mary Parish.