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SUBR traffic guard receives March 'Above and Beyond' Award - Friday, March 31, 2017

Pictured (left - right): SU System President-Chancellor Ray Belton, SU Board of Supervisors Chair Ann A. Smith, March 2017 "Above and Beyond” Award recipient Katherine Plant, SU Board Vice Chair Rev. Donald R. Henry, and interim SU University Police Chief Joycelyn Johnson.

Southern University Baton Rouge traffic guard Katherine Plant received the March 2017 "Above and Beyond" Award presented by the SU Board of Supervisors during its regular monthly meeting March 31 at the Solomon Episcopal Conference Center in Loranger.

Plant, a University Police employee, was nominated by interim chief Joycelyn Johnson who said Plant is an exceptional employee who often works extra hours and is a perfect example of going above and beyond to get the job done.

The "Above and Beyond" Award was established to help inspire and motivate SU employees to reach their maximum performance. One award will be presented at the SU Board of Supervisors meetings each month.

"Thank you for your dedication, professionalism, and service," SU Board Chair Ann A. Smith said to Plant.

Recipients of the award are nominate their peers, the top three nominations are forwarded to the Board of Supervisors chair and vice chair for selection.

Nominations are due two weeks prior to all Board of Supervisors Meetings. Contact Maya Riley Banks at or Michael Wells, at  or call 225-771-4600, if you have questions or need additional information.


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