Finance Major Receives Energy Scholarship
June 22, 2018
BATON ROUGE - The Center for Energy Studies has awarded scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year to three students majoring in energy-related fields, including one student in the E. J. Ourso College of Business.
The F. Malcolm Hood Scholarship was awarded to Jared Molaison. Molaison is a junior majoring in finance from Lafayette, La.
“It is a great honor to receive the F. Malcolm Hood Scholarship Award,” Molaison said. “This scholarship will go a long way in helping me achieve my future career goals. Also, I would like to thank my family and professors for their continuous support.”
Created to honor the late F. Malcolm Hood, a highly regarded energy industry spokesman who served as an advisor when the Center for Energy Studies was created and was a member of its Advisory Council, the scholarship supports the educational goals of LSU students interested in energy-related fields, with a particular emphasis on energy policy. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000.
LMOGA/Brooksher Scholarship: Felix Rodrigue, a sophomore majoring electrical engineering, is from Slidell, La. “I am very honored to receive the Center for Energy Studies Brooksher Scholarship Award,” Rodrigue said. “This scholarship will help tremendously in continuing my education in an energy-related field and fulfilling my dream of becoming an LSU graduate.”
The LMOGA/Brooksher Scholarship, named for the late Robert R. Brooksher, Jr., an executive vice president of Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association and founding member of the LSU Center for Energy Studies’ Advisory Council, supports the educational goals of LSU students interested in energy-related fields, with a particular emphasis on energy policy related to the oil and gas industry. The annual scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000.
David Olver Memorial Scholarship: Hunter DesRoches, a graduate student in electrical engineering, is from Marrero, La. “I am very grateful for being awarded with the Center for Energy Studies GCPA David Olver Memorial Scholarship. I have been strongly interested in the electric power field for quite some time, and this award will most certainly help me fulfill my goal to one day become a part of the electrical power industry.”
Provided by the Gulf Coast Power Association emPOWERing Foundation, the David Olver
Memorial Scholarship is intended for LSU students interested in future careers in
the electric power industry. The award amount is $2,500.
About the LSU Center for Energy Studies
The Center for Energy Studies (CES) is mandated to provide energy information and analysis that responds to the needs of the legislature, public agencies, and business and civic groups. The Center maintains some unique energy databases and is the official repository of energy information from the state and The Energy Council. Staff respond regularly to requests from a wide variety of individuals and institutions for specialized energy data and information. For more information visit lsu.edu/ces.
About the E. J. Ourso College of Business
Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College, visit lsu.edu/business.
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