Rotary Club recognizes local business and Student of the Month

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Rotarian Tommy Caldwell introduced the founder of the Louisiana Crawfish Company, David McGraw, at the Rotary Club of Natchitoches meeting Dec. 12. The Natchitoches Parish company, founded in 1985, is the largest company in the US that processes and ships crawfish. They have shipped over 2 million pounds of crawfish worldwide, have the highest-rated crawfish, and provide a 100% live guarantee. Their exceptional selection and service has won them many awards. In addition, they have 12 products, including seasonings, sold on their website The company is run by McGraw, his wife, daughter, son-in-law, and several other employees. Pictured from left are Caldwell, McGraw, and McGraw family members (Photos by Dr. Ron McBride).


The Rotary Student of the Month is St. Mary’s Senior David Thibodaux. David will attend Northwestern State University and major in Nursing. He is a member of the St. Mary’s football team, Future Business Leaders Association (FBLA), Beta Club, and he attended Boys State. Pictured from left are Director of NSU Recruiting Jana Lucky, Principal of St. Mary’s Andrea Harrell, Nina Thibodaux, Thibodaux, and Rotary Student of the Month Chair Tommy Melder.