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William J. Dore

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-31

Duration: 00:07:00

Subjects: Dore, William J. | Business | Philanthropists


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Denison, John Host
  • Nungesser, Billy Interviewee
  • Dore, Kay Interviewee
  • Roach, Randy Interviewee
  • Daigle, Pat Interviewee
  • Dore, William J. Speaker


This segment from the 2016 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by William J. Dore accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Dore, a native of New Iberia and resident of Lake Charles, is the founder of Global Industries, Ltd., an oil field servicing and diving company. He is also the creator of the Louisiana Horatio Alger Scholarship Program, which has awarded over one thousand college scholarships to Louisiana students. The profile includes interviews with: Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser; Kay Dore, his wife; Lake Charles Mayor Randy Roach; and Pat Daigle, the mother of scholarship recipient Jairus Daigle. Hosts: Beth Courtney and John Denison