Awards Gallery


These awards used to be displayed on our splash page, but they began taking up too much room, so we've given them their own page. "...our editors have selected your site as one of the best on the Internet when reviewed for quality, accuracy of content, presentation and usability.

"Britannica editors have rated (Lafayette Online) one of the most valuable and reliable on the Internet, in the company of an elite group of Web sites.

January 31, 2000

"Your website has been selected as a featured site in StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the Web by our researchers.

StudyWeb is one of the Internet's premier sites for educational resources for students and teachers.  Since 1996, our expert reviewers have scoured the Internet to select only the finest sites to be included in StudyWeb's listing of educational links."

October 29, 1999
Image: The Open Directory Project says Lafayette Online is a Cool 
     Site! "...While I normally don't think many community/tourism type pages classify as cool, your's is the best of the lot in the group for a combination of content, layout, and speed of loading..." 
- Kim A. Sommer, ODP Editor
July 10, 1999
"...The Gold Award recognizes Web sites that meet our stringent criteria for overall excellence... NetGuide has screened over 100,000 URLs and reviewed more than 50,000 sites and our Gold Award goes to only 15,000 of the Web's best sites... Thanks for giving us a great site to review..." NetGuide Gold Site
January 20, 1997
Look Smart Editor's Choice Award "...This award conveys the highest standard for providing a useful and high quality website..."

Editor's Choice is a subsidiary of The Reader's Digest, where editorial standards have been a hallmark for over 75 years.

January 29,1997
"Our selections are from among thousands of Websites, and are based on content, usability, graphics, and overall design...Eye Sites are the best sites in their categories. You should be very proud of your accomplishment..." Selected Eye Site Award
July 31,1996
Starting Point Editor's Choice Award "...Lafayette Online was selected because of its exceptional presentation, depth of content and overall value to Internet users.

"As a Starting Point Choice site, your site is listed in Starting Point's Choice directory. Your site is in excellent company as only the high-quality, best-of-the-best, are chosen. Your site has been placed in the Starting Point - Travel section of the directory because it provides our visitors exceptional presentation, depth of content, and value within that category..."

April 28, 1996
"...(United States Network) is dedicated to the best of travel, dining, shopping and life in America..."

Lafayette Online is happy to be listed with the United States Network.

United States.Com Award
August 20, 1996
City's Best (US WebSites) Award "...Your WebSite provides an excellent example of how "local" businesses and organizations are using the Web to provide information to their local market and establish a global presence..."
June 19, 1996