LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society announced its man and woman of the year tonight during a special gala.
The man of the year award went to Kevin Melancon; he has Down syndrome and has been working at chick fil a on Ambassador Caffery for 19 years now.
Melancon raised over $70,000 for the organization.
Tracy O’Quinn was named the woman of the year.
The candidates have been fundraising for the last 10 weeks.
A total of more than $300,000 were raised for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.