Wanda August honored for “outstanding work” with APSO and service to community

Wanda August with Sheriff Bobby Webre

Please help us give a huge congratulations to Wanda August who was recognized for her outstanding work with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and for recently receiving the Pinkie C. Wilkerson Humanitarian award from the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus.

Wanda August, who is often referred to as the “Angel of Faith,” is an active advocate here in Ascension Parish for issues surrounding education, health and wellness, youth empowerment, civil rights, breast cancer awareness, which she survived, and much more.

As a team member with the Hickley M. Waguespack Center in Donaldsonville, she has helped foster programs including Grandparents Raising Grandkids, parenting classes, summer enrichment programs for youth, afterschool reading lessons, and much more.

She has also spearheaded continuing education classes at the Ascension Parish Jail for inmates seeking educational credit and lifestyle improvement. Thank you, Wanda August, for your dedicated service to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and to the citizens of Ascension Parish.