President Hotard announces Fall 2022 FastTrac Graduates

Published 8:18 am Wednesday, January 18, 2023

RESERVE β€” Parish President Jaclyn Hotard and St. John Economic Development Director Michelle Jenkins Miller, Wayne Aucoin, FastTrac Administrator, Tatiana Bruce with Louisiana Economic Development (LED), and a host of family and friends were on hand for a FastTrac Graduation Ceremony honoring the 2022 Fall FastTrac Entrepreneurial Program graduates.

The small business course, funded through a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with St. John Economic Development, LED, and other partners includes facilitated activities and discussions, guest speakers, networking, coaching sessions, and action steps to help local small business owners grow. The program is held at the Small Business Training Center at the River Parishes Community College in Reserve.

Parish President Hotard addressed the graduates: β€œIt is an honor to be here to celebrate all of your accomplishments through the FastTrac program and I applaud each of you for stepping out of your comfort zone and taking on this new business initiative.”

Fall 2022 Class

Sara Cooper – Team Cooper

Raychelle Harris – Harris Legal Support Services, LLC

Kita Harry – Top Notch Creole Creation, LLC

Karenique Hawkins – Joseph Transport, LLC

Eric LeDuke – LeDuke Services

Kahlil Nelson – Elamageous

Sherry Pierre – Pierre’s Design & More

Kineatra Rhea – SCH Designs, LLC

Tristan Sorapuru – Sorapuru Realty, LLC

Tanglia Swilley – L & E Uniforms

Keri Walker-Tramonte – The Ferry Landing

Shanell Williams – Nanny Boo’s Kitchen