Thursday, April 23, 2015

Dr. Norman C. Francis

Dr. Francis with Senator Landriue sharing a moment before the event. 

Dr. Francis listening to the presentation.
April 22, 2015—Washington, DC—One great privilege as a photographer is the meeting of extraordinary people.  Dr. Norman C. Francis is such a person.  The past president of Xavier University in New Orleans, he led the institution for 47 years.  His leadership provided many opportunities for students and the people of New Orleans.  He is a leader in education and in 2006 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. 

On this date a reception was held in the residence of Senator Mary L. Landrieu to honor his service.  To learn more about his legacy:

(Sometimes you have no choice, you can’t change positions nor can you get a better angle.  Just wish I could have moved that plant.  I still like this moment.)

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