Louisiana Life magazine is proud to announce our "Louisianians of the Year," who will be featured in the January/February 2014 issue: 

 

John Georges, entrepreneur and owner of The Advocate

 

Pres Kabacoff, co-founder of Historic Restoration, Inc.

 

William Joyce, Academy-award winning animator, author, founder and creative partner of Moonbot Studios

 

Ava Leavell Haymon, Poet Laureate of Louisiana

 

Hunter Hayes, country musician

 

Sandra Chaisson Brown, coordinator of the nurse practitioner program at Southern University, Nursing Educator of the Year by the Louisiana State Nurses Association and Louisiana Nurses Foundation, and the first black person to receive a doctorate in nursing from LSU

 

Wendell Pierce, actor and co-founder of Sterling Fresh Foods LLC

 

The Robertson Family, stars of Duck Dynasty