McGlinchey News Release
J-P Perrault Receives Margaret Neely Award From The Emerge CenterRead Time: 2 mins
McGlinchey is proud to announce that Baton Rouge Member J-P Perrault has been named the 2022 recipient of the Margaret Neely Award by The Emerge Center for Communication, Behavior, and Development. The Neely Award, named in honor of Margaret Neely, the long-standing executive director of Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation (now known as Emerge), is Emerge’s highest honor, given in recognition of individuals who have served Emerge’s mission as volunteer leaders.
With more than 13 years of involvement with the organization, J-P is Past President of The Emerge Center, founding Chair of the Emerge School for Autism, and a founding board member of The Emerge Foundation.
“As an Emerge board member, I have seen first-hand the tremendous impact on our community that J-P’s work with the organization has made,” said Zelma Murray Frederick, managing member of McGlinchey’s Baton Rouge office. “The leadership and volume of hours that he has committed to the organization for more than 12 years are commendable, and we at the firm are so proud of and grateful for his volunteerism and leadership.”
We’re proud to congratulate J-P on this well-deserved recognition! His devoted dedication to Emerge and its children for more than a decade exemplifies what it means to “give more” to our community.
J-P will be recognized along with other individuals who have provided exceptional volunteer services to the Baton Rouge community during the 2022 Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activist Awards Luncheon on Friday, November 18, 2022, at the Renaissance Hotel.
The Emerge Center empowers children with autism and individuals with communication challenges to achieve independence through innovative and family-centered therapies. Learn more.
J-P shares his personal experience with The Emerge Center and his hopes for the organization for the future.