Candace Hays & Ronnie Johnson
How would someone describe you?
Candace would describe Ronnie as kind, generous and one who takes care of others. Ronnie describes Candace as tender hearted, loyal and very compassionate.
What do you do when you aren’t working or volunteering?
Candace’s is Paleontology, sketching fossils on Sunday afternoons. Ronnie’s is field camp, “I started undergraduate school at freshman field camp as a pre-law/criminal justice major that found geology as a new path to take in life and then finished undergraduate school at the senior camp”
“We’d like to see the department moving forward in its current direction bringing in high quality faculty to try to replace “legends” that are retiring.”
What would you tell other alumni who are thinking about contributing to the department?
We do some traveling and lots of dancing.
What’s your fondest memory from LSU?
Where would you like to see the department in the next five years?
“Contact the department to find out what the needs are and contribute in a way that is meaningful to you. We started a scholarship fund to help students with expenses related to field camp and the new GIOS program.”
What are your plans for the future?
Professionally to continue the adventure in the oil patch and personally to continue living our wonderful life together.
LSU Department of Geology & Geophysics 2011-12 Alumnin Magazine