(Baton Rouge, La.)- The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association presented Mattie White with the Name of Fame award at its Spring Meeting on April 25, 2018. White is the second vice president of District I and an adjunct professor of mathematics at Delgado Community College. She currently lives in New Orleans.
White retired in 2005 from Benjamin Franklin High School after over 37 years of service and became an active member of LRTA. LRTA honored White with the Retired Teacher of the Year award in 2017 and Outstanding Leadership for District I, which encompasses Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes.
White is not only an active member with LRTA, but she is also an active member within her community. She is the Greater New Orleans Teachers of Mathematics corresponding secretary. She is a LaMsMATYC member and Retirees Chapter Board Representative for United Teachers of New Orleans. White is also an active member of Tulane Memorial Baptist Church and serves on several ministries.
White received the Sister Scholastica Most Committed Sponsor Award in 2006 from Mu Alpha Theta National Mathematics Honor Society, of which she previously served on the Board of Governors.
Tulane Memorial Baptist Church honored her with the Woman of the Year award in 2015, and the New Orleans City Council recently presented White with the Women of Liberty Quiet Hero Award.
White is the second vice president of District I and an adjunct professor of mathematics at Delgado Community College. She currently lives in New Orleans.
The Louisiana Retired Teachers Association is a nonprofit organization that is devoted to protecting and enhancing benefits for individuals receiving retirement benefits from the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. For more information about LRTA, visit lrta.net.