OMEGA: Chapter of Sweet Rest
*Dr. Leonard Breda - *Warren Combre - *Dr. Murray Martin
*Dr. Elliot Robertson
William Kennedy - Alfread G. Mouton - Dr. Ulric Pryce
Dr. Halloway Sells
Roy R. Guillory - Donald Bush - John P. Browning
Lynn E. McDaniel - George E. Coney
*denotes Charter Members
Frank Y. Pryce
Chapter President Emeritus
Beta Phi, May 01, 1948, LM# 2711
Frank Y. Pryce Bro. Frank Pryce spent two years at Dillard University in New Orleans before transferring to Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he graduated with a degree in pharmacy in 1953. Two years later, Pryce came back to Lake Charles to work full-time in his family pharmacy. In May 2013, Bro. Pryce celebrated his 65th year in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and in December 2014, Bro. Pryce was honored for his 66 years of Alpha service, was named Chapter President Emeritus.
Zeta Psi Lambda, March 22, 2003
Albert Landry currently is employed at Lake Charles Ward 3 Recreation as the Program Director and Facility Supervisor.Bro. Landry originally from Lake Charles, LA graduated from McNeese State University in 2002 with a B.S. in Mass Communications. He then became employed at McNeese as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Mass Communications while working on a Masters Degree in Educational Technology. In 2005 Bro. Landry won the local and state Big Brother of the year award from Big Brothers/Big Sisters a national program of Alpha Phi Alpha. Albert currently lives in Iowa, LA with his wife La’Techa and two sons Matthew and Jason.
Kedrick A. Nicholasas
Theta Theta, 2001
Kedrick A. Nicholas “Dean Ked” is originally from New Orleans, LA, but has been a resident of Lake Charles since August 2000, when he first attended McNeese State University as a scholarship football player. During his 5 years of athletics Kedrick earned a Bachelor of General Studies then continued onto graduate school at McNeese State. As a graduate student, Kedrick served as a Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Services and President of the Student Union Board for two consecutive years. After receiving a Master of Science in Instructional Technology May 2007, Kedrick became a full-time employee in the Office of Financial Aid before soon transferring back to the Student Services Department as Student Activities Coordinator. In the fall of 2011, Kedrick was promoted to Assistant Dean of Student Services. Kedrick and his wife, Tabitha, have one son, Kyle K. Nicholas.
Robert P. Boxie
Theta Theta, December 01 1972, LM#4536
Chair, Scholorship Committee
Zeta Psi Lambda, May 21, 1983 , LM#5232
Charles Honoré served as a teacher, counselor, assistant principal, principal, director of special services, assistant superintendent, deputy superintendent and acting superintendent of the Calcasieu Parish School System. Also founded the charter schools of Lake Charles, where he serves as vice president of the board of directors. Membership includes 100 Black Men of Metro Lake Charles, Kiwanis North, and the Downtown Development Authority. Reading is my enjoyable hobby.
Robert L. Shelton, Sr.
Zeta Psi Lambda, August 01, 1973, LM#4513
Robert Shelton, Sr, a retired educator, was born May 29, 1939 in Orange, Texas. He grew up in Westlake, Louisiana. Robert graduated Salutatorian in 1957 from Mossville High School. In 1958, he enrolled at Southern University A. & M. College- Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While in college, he served as president of the senior class and a member of Who’s Who. In 1962, he graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. Degree in Mathematics and a minor in General Science and Chemistry. Robert later attended McNeese State University where he received his M.ED. Plus 30 in Supervision and Administration. He has experienced varied areas of employment. He was the first Black to work at KPLC TV network as an early morning News Reporter; PPG Industries summer program in the Drafting Department (many years); and Calcasieu Parish School Board with 37 years of service as: Classroom teacher of Mathematics; Vice-Principal; Elementary & Middle School Principal; Personnel and Title 1 Mathematics Supervisor. Robert is a member of Louisiana State Retired Teacher Association and past treasurer for Foreman Reynaud Community Center. He attends Christian Baptist Church where he served as President of the Board of Directors and is Church Office Manager. Robert is married to his “high school sweetheart”- Evelyn Gasaway for fifty-five plus years. He has one son, Robert L. Shelton, Jr., daughter-in-law and two awesome grandsons.
Zeta Psi Lambda, November 1, 1968, LM#5329
Chair, Nomination/Elections Comm.
50+ Year Member
Zeta Psi Lambda, May 25, 1963 , LM#3421
Leroy Joseph Sanford
Delta Sigma, April 30, 1952, LM# 3461
Leroy Joseph Sanford A member of the second group of men initiated into the Delta Sigma Chapter and a charter member of the Zeta Psi Lambda Chapter. Served as a teacher, principal, Supervisor, Director of Title I, and Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools of the Calcasieu Parish School System. Also served as principal of a private school and an administrator of a substance abuse prevention program. Community service activities include, but are not limited to, membership advisory boards of the Lake Charles Regional Airport Authority, Calcasieu Community Action Agency, Louisiana Region V DHH and the St. Louis Catholic High School Board. Very proud father of two children and two grandchildren.
Adrian L. Wallace
30th General President
Beta Sigma, December 13,1969 LM#5038
Adrian L. Wallace President/CEO Alpha Phi Alpha, a national non-profit organization, Headquartered in Baltimore, MD · 1997-2000. The organization, which was founded in 1906, has over 700 chapters, and 100,000 members located throughout the United States, the West Indies, Europe, and Asia. Brother Wallace led the program to develop a five-year strategic plan that encompassed employee evaluation, fund development, membership services, and convention planning. Brother Wallace also provided direction to three separate foundations, Education Foundation (whose assets doubled within 3 years), Building Foundation and MLK Foundation.
Theta Theta, September 27, 2008
Robbie L. Smith
Zeta Psi Lambda 2015
Walter Guidry, Jr.
Zeta Psi Lambda, July 01, 1977, LM#4514
Delta Sigma, April 25, 1965 , LM#5149
Robert Shelton, Jr.
Zeta Psi Lambda, January 17, 1998, LM#10222
Robert Shelton, Jr. is a native of Lake Charles, LA. He is a graduate of
Southern University and A&M College located in Baton Rouge, LA where he
earned a B.S. Degree in Computer Science. Bro. Shelton, Jr. has been
employed with the Calcasieu Parish School Board in Lake Charles, LA as a
Programmer/Analyst in the Management Information Department for the last
25 years. He resides in Lake Charles, LA with his wife Monica and two sons
Alexander (Alex) and Blake.
Johnnie A. Mouton
50 Year Member
Delta Sigma, April 25, 1964 , LM#5149
Johnnie A. Mouton is a native of Lake Charles, LA. He was an initiate of Delta Sigma Chapter in 1964 on the campus of Grambling State University. Bro. Mouton, a Life Member, is currently parliamentarian and has served as chapter president. Bro. Mouton is the recipient of the Warren H. Combre Service Award. Upon attaining his Bachelor’s Degree in Education, he was employed by the Calcasieu Parish School Board. While serving as a teacher, Bro. Mouton attended McNeese State University where he earned a Master’s of Education Degree and Plus 30. He worked as a teacher, an assistant principal and principal. Brother Mouton was named both parish and regional principal of the year. He retired with over 36 years of service. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Calcasieu Parish Teachers and Employees Credit Union and serves on the Board of Directors of Duplichain University. Bro. Mouton administers the Summer Food Service Program for the City of Lake Charles. He met and married the lovely Annie Lewis of Jonesboro, LA. To this union of 39 years was born one son, Bro. John V. Mouton
50+ Year Member
Delta Sigma, December 01, 1962 , LM#4386
Brother JY Bellard a native of Lawtell, LA received his Bachelors of Science in Math education from Southern University Baton Rouge in 1962. 1963 was an extremely busy year Brother Bellard was initiated in the Zeta Psi Lambda chapter in May and became 1 of 4 first Life Members of the chapter. Serendipity found its way into his life as he also, married the enchanting Miss. Clara Lastrapes. Additionally, in 1963 as a service to this great nation, his career aspirations and marriage were placed on hold because he was drafted into the United States Military. After serving six years in active and standby duty he returned to showcase his keenness for empowering tomorrow’s leaders through education. Brother Bellard trail blazed as well as pioneered several special programs at McNeese State University and within the Calcasieu Parish School. Brother Bellard has since retired from his selfless years in education and community service. He and his wife Clara have recently celebrated fifty plus years in marriage and are the proud parents two children, four grandchildren.