LSU Awards Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 Students

BATON ROUGE — LSU Campus Life awarded the 2022 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 female students who were nominated for their participation and leadership in campus and community service activities. 


2022 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship recipients include:

Morgan Ashley Bourque

Senior, Management and Human Resources
Hometown: Gonzales, Louisiana 

Kennedy Cook

Junior, Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College, Biological Sciences
Hometown: Grand Prairie, Texas

Emily Demps

Sophomore, Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College, International Management
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Grace Gandy 

Doctorate Student, Leadership and Human Resource Development
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana

Bethany A. Hager

Doctorate Student, Leadership and Human Resource Development
Hometown: Taunton, Massachusetts

Meghan Hodges

Doctorate Student, Comparative Literature
Hometown: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Sara Martin

Senior, Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College, Political Science and Sociology (Dual Degree)
Hometown: Watson, Louisiana

Silvia Jessenia Murillo Miguez

Doctorate Student, Nutrition and Food Science
Hometown: Quevedo, Ecuador

Angel Elizabeth Puder

Senior, Political Science and African and African American Studies
Hometown: Houston, Texas

Ankita Rathour

Doctorate Student, English Literature and Global Film
Hometown: Bihar, India

            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. The award 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.  

             Campus Life works closely with more than 400 student organizations, countless student organization leaders and advisors, and is home to some of LSU's biggest traditions. The department's mission is to enhance student learning through innovative initiatives focused on the tenets of involvement, leadership, and service that enrich the LSU experience. Campus Life serves a diverse student population and strives to make LSU an increasingly vibrant campus community.