Danny Landry – Candidate for District Attorney, 15th Judicial District Court

Daniel “Danny” Landry, candidate for District Attorney for the 15th Judicial District Court (covering Lafayette, Acadia, and Vermilion parishes), joined Discover Lafayette to discuss the upcoming election on November 3, 2020, and the reasons he has always wanted to serve the public as their District Attorney. A lifelong Lafayette resident, Landry is a graduate of […]

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Traci Aucoin – GEAR UP Project Director for Lafayette Parish School System

Traci Aucoin, the Lafayette Parish Public School System GEAR UP Project Director, joined Jan Swift, host of Discover Lafayette.  GEAR UP stands for “Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.” A competitive grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, GEAR UP works to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared […]

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State Senator Gerald Boudreaux

Louisiana State Senator Gerald Boudreaux of Lafayette is our guest. Representing Senate District 24, he serves as Vice-Chair of Local and Municipal Affairs, and on the Finance and Health & Welfare Committees of the Senate. His District encompasses most of St. Landry Parish, northern parts of Lafayette Parish (where Boudreaux lives), and the region near […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to Benefit from Acadiana Po-Boy Festival – The Pandemic Edition

Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Executive Director, Kalli Christ, and RADER’s Director of Growth, Whitney Savoie, joined Jan Swift to discuss how the annual Acadiana Po-Boy Festival pandemic has pivoted in its mission to help the non-profit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana raise much-needed funding. Over the past five years, the Acadiana Po-Boy Festival has […]

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Michele Billeaud – Candidate for 15th Judicial District Court Judge in Lafayette Parish

Michele Billeaud, candidate for 15th Judicial District Court Judge in Lafayette Parish joined Jan Swift of the Discover Lafayette podcast. The election will be held on November 3, 2020, and is slated to have a high turnout as it coincides with many other local races such as District Attorney, City Marshall, and of course, the […]

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