St. Charles Herald-Guide

St. Charles Parish’s biggest losers

From staff and wire reports - December 14, 2012

St. Charles Parish government on Wednesday announced the results of its months-long Biggest Loser Contest, part of the parish’s wellness initiative through Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

Fifteen participants lost a total of 101.4 pounds overall.

Wastewater Department electrician Jacob Dufrene was crowned ‘biggest loser,’ shedding a total of 22 pounds, and St. Charles Parish Library Administrative Clerk Amanda Verdin was runner up, losing a total of 13 pounds.

Winner Jacob Dufrene and runner-up Amanda Verdin stand in-between St. Charles Parish Wellness Committee members Donrell McKenzie (left) and Jason Talley (right) St. Charles Parish Planetarium director.
Winner Jacob Dufrene and runner-up Amanda Verdin stand in-between St. Charles Parish Wellness Committee members Donrell McKenzie (left) and Jason Talley (right) St. Charles Parish Planetarium director.