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Acadiana's Local Hero for January 2017 - Robert Gautreaux
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Hero Name: Robert Gautreaux

About our Acadiana Local Hero!

Why this finalist was deserving of Acadian's Local Hero.  
Robert is an At teacher/FFA Advisor at Comeaux High School who has nonstop helped victims of the recent flood, in all parishes most in need, by amassing a support system to secure donations for people and animals from all over the country, deliver supplies, and provided thousands of meals to those in need with a zero budget. He has adopted Denham Springs high school as well, delivering school necessities, while continuing to help our own student population who were affected and in need. He touches the lives of our the youth in our school and community daily while fulfilling his role as a family man.

How Robert's efforts have made a difference in the community for the better.  
Robert has touched the lives of uncountable people-friends, students and strangers. He has been, and continues to be, a role model for our youth, his students, fellow teachers, and anyone who has been touched and/or inspired by his generosity, his tirelessness, and his compassion for his fellow man.

How becoming Acadiana's Local Hero will further Robert's cause.  
Robert continues to solicit aid for those in need, including prescriptions and all other necessities so many have struggled to continue to provide for their families during this time. His work from New York arriving this week. The needs of our community continue, and so does Robert.

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