Entertainment Executive, educator, and entrepreneur Regina Showers-Gordon was honored recently by receiving The Annie Award in her hometown of Hammond, Louisiana on June 4, 2021. Established in 1998 in honor of the late Southeastern Louisiana University Administrator Anne Ferguson, the Annie Awards honor Tangipahoa Parish women who work in excellence and have a true servant's heart for the community
"I'm honored to receive The Annie Award," states Regina Showers Gordon. " I want to thank the Tangipahoa Chamber for this distinct honor. This award is given to women who exemplify service in the community. While visiting the program, my Aunt Dr. Lavanner Brown, was the first recipient of this prestigious award in 1998. Fast forward I followed in her footsteps; Aunt Lavanner had a servant's heart and her memory lives on in us all. To God be the Glory."
Regina Showers-Gordon is a creative innovator in faith-based entertainment (music & radio) and the healthcare marketplace. Establishing the brand of A&P Records in the Gospel arena, which she launched the start-up label in Hammond, LA, she's responsible for multiple Billboard and Mediabase charting albums and songs across radio, physical, streaming, and digital platforms including three #1's from The ShowersThe Journey sophomore album and Titus Showers debut EP WHO? and his radio hit "It's Gonna Be Alright" (remix) featuring Jermaine Dolly.
The Eldest of 10 siblings, Regina utilizes her talents and gifts to serve others and help them reach their goals. In the spirit, servitude birthed her other entrepreneurial ventures Faith Star Radio, Gloss Enterprise, and Petra College. As a former educator herself, education is her first love. Since Petra College's inception, it has graduated over 300 medical assistants, certified nursing assistants, and phlebotomists. This endeavor is the backbone of her mission to esteem others more than herself.
A Hammond, Louisiana native, Regina is a Southeastern University graduate and studied in LSU's alternate certification program. She is elated that God has afforded her the privilege and resources to share her knowledge with Hammond, the surrounding communities, and the world.