At the 2015 Special School District's Awards Banquet, Lafayette received the SSD Ambassadors Award, the highest recognition given to honor those who demonstrate "Extraordinary Commitment to Students and Staff" of the district. Ken McLuen, a St. Mark member and one of the original 16 members in 1976 was one of the 500 people at the Banquet.
In March, Lafayette receive a Grant Award in a Facebook campaign from Monsanto for creative thinking to assist disabled workers.
In April, Lafayette was recognized at the ARCUS Awards from the St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce for "Achievement in Inclusion and Talent Attraction."
In June, the Ladue News Charity Award was given to Lafayette and four other missions in St. Louis for filling a need in the community.
Lafayette just keeps growing and being recognized as the largest employer of disabled adults in the State of Missouri