School of Kinesiology Recognizes Scholarship Recipients, Donors, and Community Partners


Baton Rouge, LA -- LSU’s School of Kinesiology held its annual recognition reception honoring scholarship recipients, donors, and community partners on November 30th at 6:00 p.m. in the Lawton Room on LSU’s Campus.


Recognition of Premier Scholars

Photo of School of Kinesiology scholarship recipientsSchool of Kinesiology scholarship recipients
  • Haley Matthews  |  Human Movement,
  • Emilie Mestayer |  Fitness Studies,
  • Charlsey DeAgano | K-12 Education
  • David Payne | Athletic Training
  • Hannah Rosamond | Sport Administration


Recognition of Individual Scholarships

  • Tyler Maurin | James A. “Jim” Cason Scholarship
  • Cheyenne Wood | Robert and Irene Cosgrove Scholarship
  • Katie Fisher and Phoebe Fortenberry | Kathy and Ernie Hill Scholarship
  • Katie Cloud and Lauren Bagneris | Gary Albright Scholarship,
  • Mallory Robichaux and Savannah Knighton  | Judy Bhatia Memorial Scholarship
  • Emile Jeunesse | Harry Rabenhorst Memorial Scholarship
  • Keenan Buie | Gerry Owens Scholarship in Kinesiology
  • Kimioya Green | Jinks Coleman Memorial Scholarship
  • Marie Peaslee | Lea Thomas Memorial Scholarship


Recognition of Community Partners

  • Bryan Hutson, athletic trainer - Central High School
  • Jerry Stovall, consultant, and Eric Engemann, president and CEO - SportsBR
  • Andy Allen, consultant - InHealth Strategies
  • Theresa Townsend, Director of Fitness - Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center


Community Partners with Amanda Benson

 Bryan Hutson, Amanda Benson, and Ray Castle

Community Partners

 Jerry Stovall, Dorothy Jacobsen, and Eric Engemann

community partners

 Andy Allen, Lisa Johnson, and Theresa Townsend



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. 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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