BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Professionals have been awarded for their outstanding projects at an annual awards ceremony.

The Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) held its annual Red Sticks Awards program on May 13. The Baton Rouge Chapter honored local communicators for their best work in the Baton Rouge area.

The honorees for this year include:

  • Ryan Sinitiere from Feigley Communications was awarded Member of the Year
  • Tracy White from Cox Communications was awarded Practitioner of the Year
  • Dr. Joseph Kanter from the Louisiana Department of Health was awarded Communicator of the Year
  • Ginger Guttner, APR from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine was awarded First Circle Award

Winners for past projects were also announced.

Woman’s Hospital won four awards, including Best in Show. The Louisiana Office of Public Health, Feigley Communications, and Covalent Logic were able to secure awards as well.

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