Leila Benjelloun received the honor for her commitment to education, the environment, and culture. 

Legion of Honor: Two Moroccans Receive Highest Order of Merit in France
Leila Benjelloun and Noureddine Bensouda are the latest Moroccan recipients of France's Legion of Honor.
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.