Gov. Edwards says, "I couldn't ask for a better partner" of his wife on her birthday
BATON ROUGE - Governor John Bel Edwards took a moment to honor his wife on her birthday, Friday (Feb. 5).
The governor praised First Lady Donna Edwards in an early morning Facebook post, saying, "Happy Birthday to our incredible first lady and my incredible wife, Donna. Your hard work and devotion to this state are a blessing, and I couldn't ask for a better partner to represent and serve this state that we love so much."
Happy Birthday to our incredible first lady and my incredible wife, Donna. Your hard work and devotion to this state are...Posted by Governor John Bel Edwards on Friday, February 5, 2021
Donna Edwards is originally from Mississippi and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.
John Bel Edwards is described as her 'high school sweetheart' and after the two married, his military service took the couple to Hawaii where the First Lady simultaneously pursued her career in business and became a mother.
Eventually, she became a certified teacher and after returning to Louisiana, taught music education for over eight years in the Tangipahoa Parish public school system.
Now serving as Louisiana's First Lady, she's known for her efforts in advocating in behalf of children and educators.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Family of Allie Rice start 'Live Like Allie' campaign as case is...
More development approved along Burbank corridor despite flooding concerns
Baker bus driver placed on leave claims school system withheld stipend from...
Secretary of State 'researching' voter registration activities at East Baton Rouge field...
More than $40K missing at WBR sheriff's office; employees implicated in growing...
Southeastern knocks off #4 Incarnate Word on Eli Sawyer game winning touchdown...
McKinley High's homecoming football game canceled after bench-clearing brawl broke out between...
LSU Baseball team volunteers with Baton Rouge's Miracle League
Fans' Choice Player of the Week 3: Scotlandville Covanta Milligan
Saints vs Bucs postgame report