Mayor Jamie Mayo to Receive ULM’s Golden Arrow Award

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 8:15am

The City of Monroe is proud to share the following announcement from the University of Louisiana at Monroe:

RSVP for this year's ULM Awards Brunch & Homecoming Presentation

There's only a few more days to go before we honor, Joey Trappey, Rising Young Alumni Award Winner, and Mayor Jamie Mayo, Golden Arrow Award Winner, at the ULM Alumni Association Awards Brunch on Saturday, October 15th, at 9 a.m. at the top of the Library.

This year's Homecoming Court will be presented including the 2016 King & Queen.

Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased by calling 1-866-WARHAWK or 342-5420.  Please pre-purchase a ticket or RSVP by calling 1-866-WARHAWK or emailing rsmith@ulm.edu.  Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

About our award winners:

Rising Young Alumni Award - Joey Trappey is a highly successful ULM alumnus.  He is a former ULM Football & Basketball player and is currently the owner of two of the area's most popular restaurants, The Fieldhouse and Trapp's.  He is also a ULM L-Club member.  A native of New Iberia and a member of the Trappey family of hot sauce fame, Joey now makes his home in Monroe with his wife, Holly, and two beautiful daughters.

Golden Arrow Award - The Honorable James E. "Jamie" Mayo has served as the Mayor of Monroe, Louisiana, since 2001.  Previously, he served as the Monroe City Councilman for District #5 after working in the insurance industry for over 20 years.  He is a former ULM Basketball player under Coach Lenny Fant and is an L-Club member.  Mayor Mayo, and his wife, Angela, are longtime ULM supporters.

"I have the highest regard for the many experiences I had during my days at NLU/ULM.  I met my wife Angela there.  I played on the basketball team for four years, winning a conference championship my senior year.  I earned a BBA degree which has benefited me throughout my 20+ year career in business, and my 20+ years in public service as a city councilman and now Mayor of the City of Monroe.  Angela and I have been actively involved as alumni because we
want to help further the strong academic reputation of our school.  We are MONROE PROUD of ULM!" -- Mayor Jamie Mayo, City of Monroe, Class of 1979.


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