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McHenry Elected to Board of Directors of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
December 1, 2004

General business partner, Lewis McHenry, has been elected chairman of the board of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Mr. McHenry was appointed to the board by former Governor Foster and has served as a member of the board for five years. Founded in 1971, the LEH has a proven history of supporting and encouraging excellence in humanities centered programming. Designed to minister to the state's educational needs and be responsive to its unique identity and character, the LEH hosts a wide array of humanities programs in addition to the regranting of federal funds. The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is committed to bringing the humanities to as many communities in the state as possible. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of Louisiana, the LEH grants awards in open competition on the basis of clearly established criteria to guarantee programs of the highest possible intellectual value.