Parish Council honors Na Na Sha

Staff reports
Shown from left, front are Council Chairman Pat Bell, Patrick Sanchez, Ralph Daigle, Johnny Sanchez, Pat Sanchez, Audron Bourgeois Sr., Parish President Tommy Martinez, Keith Guidroz, Randy Bourgeois, Randy Gautreau and Gary Templet. Above from left are: Councilman Oliver Joseph, Councilman Randy Clouatre, Councilman Chris Loar, Councilman Kent Schexnaydre, Councilman Dempsey Lambert, Councilman Benny Johnson, Councilman George Valentine, Councilman Dennis Cullen and Councilman Todd Lambert. Not shown are Donald Lambert, Mike Lambert and Sidney Babin.

Members of the show band Na Na Sha and the Na Na Sha Ensemble were honored at the Jan. 20 Ascension Parish Council meeting in Gonzales. The Na Na Sha band is celebrating 26 years of performing all over the southern United States and was recognized with parish certificates of achievement for being musical stewards from Ascension Parish. The Na Na Sha Ensemble was also recognized for their 35-year musical ministry at the St. Mark’s Catholic Church. They have just released a CD called “Look Beyond.”