LSU Awards Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 12 students
BATON ROUGE – LSU Campus Life awarded the 2020 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 12 female students who were nominated for their participation and leadership in campus and community service activities.
2020 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship recipients include:
Mae Mangaoil, senior, chemical engineering
Emily Wood, junior, mass communication
Emily Otken, junior, biological sciences
Abigail Ezell, senior, industrial engineering
Elizabeth Nguyen, senior, mass communication
Amy Burke, senior, natural resource ecology & management
Taylor George, graduate student, education
Alaysia Johnson, senior, mass communication
Jada Moore, senior, mass communication
Jordon Smith, senior, sport administration
Katheryn Parraga, graduate student, nutrition and food sciences
Ovini Kankanamge, graduate student, chemistry
The award is presented annually to female LSU undergraduate or graduate student(s) for their outstanding service to the university community through participation and leadership in community service activities. Additional criteria include full-time status, a 3.0 grade-point average and good academic and disciplinary standing with the university. No student may receive the award more than once while enrolled at LSU.
Award winners will be recognized at the Love Purple, Live Gold Awards in April. The award also carries a $250 or $500 stipend.
The late Tom W. Dutton’s bequest established the award in 1969. Dutton served as a member of the LSU Board of Supervisors from 1940-1967. He also served as the Vice Chair and the Chairman of the Board from 1940-1944 from 1950-1952 respectively.
LSU Campus Life supports and advises student organizations that uphold the three tenets of Campus Life: Involvement, Leadership and Service. These organizations include Geaux Big Baton Rouge, Homecoming Student Committee, Service Breaks, Student Activities Board and Volunteer LSU. LSU Campus Life also works closely with more than 400 student organizations, countless student organization leaders and organization advisers, and is home to some of LSU's biggest traditions. LSU Campus Life strives to make LSU an increasingly vibrant campus community.
Visit lsu.edu/campuslife for more information.
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