Kinesiology Scholarship & Community Partners Award Ceremony


LSU School of Kinesiology held the Scholarship and Community Partners Award Ceremony Wednesday December 4, 2013 in the Lawton Room on LSU Campus.

Roy Paul Daniels Professor and Director of the School of Kinesiology Melinda Solmon gave the opening remarks.

Presented were premier scholars, individual scholarships, and community partners.

Premier Scholars

  • Nathan Macaluso, Human Movement
  • Victoria Naquin, Fitness Studies
  • Shay Dubois, K-12 Education
  • Olivia Wishman, Athletic Training
  • Megan Steinmetz, Sport Administration

Individual Scholarships

  • Andrew Hagan, Harry Rabenhorst Memorial Scholarship
  • Kelly Rownd, Robert and Irene Cosgrove Scholarship
  • Kayla Robinson, Lea Thomas Memorial Scholarship
  • Molly Trulen, Jinks Coleman Memorial Scholarship
  • Alexandra Gillio, Gerry Owens Scholarship in Kinesiology
  • Meghan Hussey, James A. “Jim” Cason Scholarship
  • Sarah Hill, Judy Bhatia Memorial Scholarship
  • Kelsey Bradbury, Legends Scholarship Honoring Katherine Hill and Amelia Lee

Community Partners

  • Theresa Townsend & Sensational Seniors
  • Sherman Ruth
  • Jimmy Litsey
  • Sally Palmer


About SOK
The LSU School of Kinesiology advances the understanding of physical activity, sport, and health to optimize the quality of life for diverse populations through excellence in teaching, learning, discovery, and engagement.

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About CHSE
The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. Formed in 2012, CHSE brings together programs and capitalizes on individual strengths to create a dynamic new college that addresses the socially significant issues we face as a state and nation. The College is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership and Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library and Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs and 18 graduate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 977 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is continually working to improve its programs.

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