LSU University College Holds Spring Awards Reception, Honors Students with Scholarships, LSU Faculty with Teaching Awards

04/01/2013 11:33 AM

BATON ROUGE – LSU University College presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” Spring Awards Reception on Wednesday, March 20, at The Club at LSU Union Square. University College awarded $49,250 through 54 scholarships, $9,500 through nine LSU faculty teaching awards and one LSU Advisor of the Year Award.


“One of the highlights of each academic year is for University College to reward outstanding academic achievement with the various scholarships and awards we have available through gifts from our benefactors,” said Paul Ivey, executive director of LSU University College. “Our Spring 2013 'Celebration of Excellence' ceremony provided us the opportunity to publicly recognize these high academic achievers within our college.”


University College salutes these deserving LSU students and faculty in succeeding in their academic achievements, and expresses our gratitude to parents and friends for their continued support.


Student awards


Dr. Gerald L. & Gayle W. Foret Scholarship

Jakayla Broussard, Kaplan
Maria Palmero, Baton Rouge
George Waguespack


Sue Tweedy Memorial Scholarship

Nicholas Martemucci, Mandeville


Don Redden Scholarship

Jeanine Ismail, Baton Rouge


Ryan Paul Shannon Memorial Scholarship

Elizabeth Dauer, New Orleans


Glenda W. Streva Allied Health Scholarship

 Cha’ Morris Charles, New Iberia
Allison Talley, New Iberia


Luizza Family Scholarship

Alexis Breaux, Metairie


University College Athletic Department Endowed Scholarship

Jarvis Flowers, Brusly
Jordan Hicks, Lebeau
Yue Li, Zachary


Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship

Trent Andre, Pointe Coupee
Jenna Angelo, Mandeville
Lexi Blanchard, Lafourche
Grant Breeland, Baton Rouge
Mary Bourgeois, Baton Rouge
Jessica Boylan, New Orleans
Jessica Cedotal, Thibodaux
Ashley Doucet, Bossier City
Caroline Enright, New Orleans
Mollie Garrett, Baton Rouge
Kelly Gravois, Baton Rouge
Michael Guste, New Orleans
Kelley Henican, New Orleans
Ritchie Hofmann, Gonzales
Sara Howington, New Orleans
Zachary Jackson, Monroe
Kayla Kendrick, Ruston
Allyn Lacombe, Eunice
Sydney Lahasky, Baton Rouge
Taylor Lambert, New Orleans
Layne Lockwood, New Orleans
Clarissa Peterson, Baton Rouge
Alicia Ryan, Destrehan
Emma Schulz, Mandeville
Elizabeth Scott, Covington
Kristen Shaw, Monroe
Lauren Stanley, Baton Rouge
Kristina Stein, Eunice
Sydney Strecker, Shreveport
Ashley Vicari, Covington
Shanne Vignaud, New Orleans
William Waltman, Marrero
Seth Ward, Houma
Erik Wientjes, New Orleans


TAF UC Sophomore Award

Macy Esneault, Donaldsonville


Dillon-Dotson Summer Scholars Awards

Jaylin Jewels DeClouet, New Orleans
Dashera Raelle Gros, Edgard
Velena Renee Guy, Baton Rouge
Mary Kamille Tilley, Geismar
Brodrick Jermal Vincent, Baton Rouge


Campus Federal Credit Union Summer Scholars Awards

Christy Harleaux, Baton Rouge
Alexis Johnson, Baton Rouge


Faculty awards


George H. Deer Distinguished Teaching Award
Jean Rohloff, English


Tiger Athletic Foundation Teaching Award

Patrick Kolniak, Chemistry
Ann H. Martin, English
Steven Pomarico, Biology
Amy Potter, Geography
Kerry Sauley, Business Management
Dottie Vaughn, Mathematics
E. William Wischusen, Biology


Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award

Laura Marks, English and Women & Gender Studies


LSU Advisor of the Year

Ashley Granger, Center for Freshman Year


Since 1933, LSU University College has served as the portal of entry for students enrolled at LSU. Academic and personal success is the hallmark of a well-rounded student, and University College provides a foundation of support services for students beginning their academic careers at LSU. University College has two enrollment divisions: The Center for Freshman Year and The Center for Advising and Counseling. Additionally, University College offers retention-specific programs: Student Support Services, Ronald E. McNair Research Scholars, and Summer Scholars. These academic support programs focus on particular student populations and are a significant part of the role and mission of University College.


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Aaron  Looney 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2013