31 Jan 2017

Maurice Coleman ’82 Recognized As Catholic High School’s 2017 Distinguished Graduate

Catholic High School alumnus Maurice Coleman Õ82 was honored by the Diocese of Baton Rouge as Catholic High Schools 2017 Distinguished Graduate during its annual Distinguished Graduate Awards Dinner on Jan. 31, at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel.

After graduating from CHS in 1982, Coleman attended LSU where he earned his Bachelor of Science and MBA. 
Currently, Coleman serves as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer for the TeachersÕ Retirement System of Louisiana. A past president of the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business DeanÕs Advisory Council and a 2009 Hall of Distinction inductee, Coleman also serves as an adjunct finance instructor for the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business. He is a member of the Catholic High School Foundation, a member of the CHS Investment Committee and a 2014 Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame inductee. 

ÒNo task is too big or too small for Maurice and he accomplishes all with a warm smile and positive attitude,Ó said Principal Lisa Harvey. ÒHe is sincerely a man of outstanding character and this is demonstrated through his faith-filled and wise counsel to CHS and to his community.Ó

Other CHS alumni recognized as a 2017 Distinguished Graduate were Jimmy Lamy Õ86, St. George School; Patrick Reames Õ94, St. Theresa School; Michael Shingleton Õ03, Our Lady of Mercy; and Alec Daniel Õ07, St. Jude School. Also recognized as a Distinguished Graduate was CHS faculty member and head baseball coach Brad Bass, Holy Family School.