LSU’s Best and Brightest Students Honored at Alumni Association Scholars Banquet

11/29/2016

Alumni Scholars

President’s Alumni Scholarships were awarded to the top 10 entering first-year students. Pictured: Alumni Association President & CEO Cliff Vannoy, scholarship recipient Jessica Schaumburg and Alumni Association Board of Directors Chair Jan Liuzza. LSU Alumni Association

BATON ROUGE – Some of LSU’s best and brightest students – President’s Alumni Scholars and Flagship Scholars – and the donors who funded their scholarships were recognized at the LSU Alumni Association Scholars Banquet in November.

President’s Alumni Scholarships were awarded to the university’s top 10 entering first-year students:

  • Kimberly Cook, an accounting major from Bossier City;
  • Bailey Dixon, a microbiology major from Zachary;
  • Taylor Dottley, a computer science major from Baton Rouge;
  • Tanishq Goribidanur, a biological engineering major from Hamilton, N.J.;
  • Brook Justus, a political science major from Lexington, Ky.;
  • Ethan Olsen, a business major from Belle Chase;
  • John Robinson, a biological engineering major from Houston, Texas;
  • Zachary Roubein, an English major from Houston, Texas;
  • Jessica Schaumburg, an animal science major from Baton Rouge;
  • Bailey Tinsley, a mass communication major from Plano, Texas.

The President’s Alumni Scholars, also known as Cain Scholars, receive awards funded through the association from an endowment made in memory of Ola and Ruth Cain by Gordon A. Cain and Mary H. Cain.

Resident and nonresident students receive tuition exemption, on-campus room and board, and a one-time $2,000 study abroad stipend. Nonresidents also receive $2,000 per year.

Flagship Scholarships, funded by individual donors, organizations, and alumni chapters through the association, were awarded 181 students.

Residents receive $2,500 per year and nonresidents receive $20,500 per year. All recipients can earn up to an additional $1,500 by participating in the President’s Student Aide program by working in an on-campus job.

 

LSU Flagship Scholars (listed by hometown):

Louisiana:

Alexandria, La.

            Sarah Catherine Laborde, Kelsi J. Mahfouz

Anacoco, La.

            Austin James Milliso

Baton Rouge, La.

            Nihal Agrawal, Cole J. Bourgeois, Christopher D. Bradley, Sebastian Masaya Brumfield Mejia, Brennan P. Burke, Jonathan R. Cangelosi, Ashley Engel Chastain, Roman B. Corripio, Hayden A. Day, Daniel Ashton Donze, Taylor Marie Dottley, Joshua A. Duke, Grace Carol Duncan, Joseph P. Gaudin, Anna Catherine Gibbens, Matthew Gordon, Lucy X. Guo, Michael Morgan Hubbell, Nymph C. Hwaung, William Smith Jewel, Caleb Hadley Johnson, Madeleine M. Juneau, Yasmeen Kawji, Natasha C. Kelly, Hudson Brandt Kirkpatrick, Josheph Lane, Jennifer W. Lee, John Austin Luther, Isabelle B. Maxwell, Laura A. Moldovan, Anna C. Morgan, Migueladrian Montevirgen Nabatilan, Tram B. Ngo, Ethan H. Nguyen, Anna C. Odenwald, Maggie Aliyah Perry, Leonard William Ray, Madison A. Rich, Jessica C. Schaumburg, Robert Paul Sciambra, Jacob Liam Sheehan-Dean, Molly Elizabeth Sides, Cameron Thomas Simmons, Dylan Earl Thompson, Khoi Truong, Katherine Marie Vukovics, Summer West, Syed Akbar Zamin

Belle Chasse, La.

            Ethan Gabriel Olsen, Brittany N. Robert,

Bossier City, La.

            Ryan A. Agsunod, Kimberly H. Cook, YeRim Noh, Sherlyn V. Villarreal

Broussard, La.

            Connor Thomas Martin

Brusly, La.

            Kayla Marie Haydel

Carencro, La.

            Shaya Y. Khorsandi

Covington, La.

            Andrew W. Mercante, Michael V. Swiger, Peter Lyndon Tinker, Dana F. Whittaker

Crowley, La.

            Jules G. Broussard, Anne F. Faulk

Destrehan, La.

            Courtland Adam Crouchet

Duson, La.

            Hannah Michelle Douget

Franklin, La.

            Carl Taylor Stirling

Gonzales, La.

            Allan P. Anderson, Harrison D. Dollar, Segen E. Ortigo, Rebekah M. Vernon

Gretna, La.

            Sage B. Ducoing, Madison E. French,

Harahan, La.

            Raeghan Nicole Decuir

Harvey, La.

            Carlo A. Carino

Houma, La.

            Gregory T. Maidoh

Jennings, La.

            Breanna G. Guidry

Kaplan, La.

            Timothy Dale Trahan

Kenner, La.

            Jacob Michael Doran, Myeong E. Jung, Matthew Sean Torres

Lafayette, La.

            Emilie Marie Broussard, Bret Alexander Chalpin, Kallie L. Kilchrist, Aimee K. Stokes

Lake Charles, La.

            Thomas Joseph Abrahams, John Nicholas Green, Arthur B. Odenheimer, Logan C. Olson, Hebah Shaikh

Mandeville, La.

            Jeffrey C. Champ, Mary Frances Christopher, Monica C. Growden, Brandon Michael Martinez, Thomas M. Naka, Adam K. Ohlmeyer, Daniel Joseph Rockwell

Marrero, La.

            Lee Edward Davis, Madison Delaney Pierce

Metairie, La.

            Kyle R. Costanza, Michael Chin-Lai Hom, Han. B. Lee, Harrison H. Millar, Emily L. Munch, Griffin John Pels, Virginia M. Quinian, Edward Tyler Welsch, Brandon M. Wolff, Amelie Jeanne Zimmer

New Orleans, La.

            Zachary Thomas Baier, Valentino E. Browning, Gray V. Cressy, Sarah Elizabeth Dunn, Chalon Lawrence Fogarty, Michelle Claire Gauchet, Brennan Wesley Gioe, Spencer Gerald Lemoine, Jean-Paul T. Nguyen, Seth M. Pohlmann, Madison R. Schmitt, William Edward Schultz

Ponchatoula, La.

            Katelyn J. McKneely

Port Allen, La.

            Clayton John McGee

Prairieville, La.

            Yusef Kana, Lauren K. Little

River Ridge, La.

            Alisse M. Guerra

Ruston, La.

            Alexandra F. Bishop

St. Amant, La.

            Trevor Michael Serpas

St. Francisville, La.

            Zoe Lane Williamson

Shreveport, La.

            Lyndon Kayne Lynn

Slidell, La.

            Samuel O. Howard, Dustin Parker Pearson

Stonewall, La.

            Jessica A. Trammel

Sunset, La.

            William C. Kovach

West Monroe, La.

            Michael C. White

Youngsville, La.

            Taylor M. Luke

Zachary, La.

            Bailey Dixon, Lama C. Hantash

 

Other States:

Alabama

Birmingham, Ala.

            Abigail R. Ferrell

Dothan, Ala.

            Austin Swanlaw

Fairhope, Ala.

            Ryan E. Merritt

Huntsville, Ala.

            Taylor M. Smith

Mobile, Ala.

            Caitlin A. Huettemann

Montgomery, Ala.

            Sarah Emma Alexander

Pelham, Ala.

            Logan R. Jinkins

Arizona

Tucson, Ariz.

            Tyler S. Nahhas

California

Norco, Calif.

            Christopher J. Fowler

Florida

Niceville, Fla.

            Olivia Catherine Rackley

Pensacola, Fla.

            Hayden Michael Broussard

Georgia

Alpharetta, Ga.

            Andrew D. Searles

Dahlonega, Ga.

            Corey Thomas Matyas

Marietta, Ga.

            Franklin Clark Price

Sharpsburg, Ga.

            Samuel P. Caldwell

Illinois

Plainsfield, Ill.

            Nick Alexander Kokkines

Kentucky

Goshen, Ky.

            Hailey Danielle Simpson

Lexington, Ky.

            Brooke MacKenzie Justus

Missouri

St. Louis, Mo.

            Sarah Elizabeth Jones, Alexander C. Villier, Joseph J. Wuellner

Mississippi

Madison, Miss.

            Kareem S. Abdo

Ocean Springs, Miss.

            Shelbi L. Allen, Estelle Elizabeth Seghers

New Jersey

Basking Ridge, N.J.

            Sophia H. Spring

Cherry Hill, N.J.

            Dylan Patrick Clark

Hamilton, N.J.

            Tanishq Sai Goribidanur

West Long Branch, N.J.

            Jelen Hanlon Grossman

Ohio

Mason, Ohio

            Thaddeus E. Vinegar

Perrysburg, Ohio

            Rachel M. Warne

Pennsylvania

Coopersburg, Penn.

            Matthew F. Rochon

South Carolina

Charleston, S.C.

            Chandler Nicholas Stonecipher

Texas

Bellaire, Texas

            Brette Renee Crocker

Boerne, Texas

            Renee F. Woodruff

Brazoria, Texas

            Robert Clyde Frazee

Conroe, Texas

            Brandon S. Deshotels

Dallas, Texas

            Zoe H. Martin

Frisco, Texas

            Kathryn E. Davis

Katy, Texas

            Savannah Caroline Birch

Houston, Texas

            Gregory Morgan Alch, John F. Robinson, Zachary Adam Roubein

Humble, Texas

            Bailey A. Breuhl, Julianna Marie Dugas

Plano, Texas

            Austin Parker Daigle, Bailey Rutherford Tinsley

Utah

St. George, Utah

            Madeline E. Mertz

Virginia

Harrisonburg, Va.

            Holly Noel Slykhuis

Springfield, Va.

            Christopher L. Clarke, Taylor A. Prudhomme

 

 

 

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