The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is the state’s highest award for a civilian. Mr. Bissette was surprised with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award from the Governor at the Leadership Asheville Forum event.
Sabrina Rockoff said “Lou is the quintessential public servant – always willing to devote his time, energy, wisdom and heart to this community and this state. We are so fortunate to practice with him, work with him and call him our friend.”
Article by John Boyle in the Citizen-Times: http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2016/04/27/bissette-honored-long-leaf-pine-award-talks-unc-policy/83590834/