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SLU MAN, WOMAN OF THE YEAR --
Southeastern Louisiana University President Randy Moffett, left, and Vice
President for Student Affairs Brad O’Hara, right, congratulate Sean Kerrigan
of Kenner, a senior biology and English major, and Brett Bova of Hammond,
a junior communication and criminal justice major, who were named “Outstanding
Woman and Man of the Year” for 2004 by the university’s Division of Student
TOP GREEKS – Southeastern Louisiana University Vice President for Student
Affairs Brad O’Hara, far right, and Kay Harrison, director of Student Organizations/Greek
Life, far left, congratulate the students who received the top Greek Life
awards at the April 28 Division of Student Affairs awards convocation.
From left, are Jamie Breaux of Branch, Greek Woman of the Year; Louis Patrick
Brazan of LaPlace, Greek Man of the Year; and Keyunta Perkins of Hammond,
Ms. Pan-Hellenic. Perkins also received the African American Alumni Chapter
Role Model Award.
MOST OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL STUDENT – Raghuveer Dodda, a native of India,
was named the David Ware and Associates’ Most Outstanding International
Student at the April 28 Southeastern Louisiana University Division
of Student Affairs awards convocation.
BRETT BOVA, SEAN KERRIGAN NAMED
SOUTHEASTERN “WOMAN AND MAN OF THE YEAR”
HAMMOND -- Brett Leigh Bova of
Hammond and Sean Kerrigan of Kenner have been named 2004 “Outstanding Man
and Woman of the Year” by the Southeastern Louisiana University Division
of Student Affairs.
The awards were presented at
the annual Student Affairs awards convocation on April 28. Honorees were
selected by a committee of faculty, staff and graduate students from among
female and male nominees who have “made outstanding contributions to the
university,” said Brad O’Hara, vice president for student affairs.
Bova, a junior with majors in
communication and criminal justice, is president of the Student Government
Association and has served in other SGA positions. She has also been active
in Gamma Beta Phi Service and Honor Society and as a member of the LEAD
Retreat Team. Bova was named top female criminal justice student in fall
2003 and spring 2004.
Kerrigan, who will graduate on
May 15 and plans to attend Louisiana State University Medical School, also
has double majors in biology and English. He recently was awarded a prestigious
fellowship for post-graduate study by the National Honor Society of Phi
Kappa Phi. He is active in the Student Government Association, Southeastern
Honors Club, the “Lion’s Roar” student newspaper, and in a number of campus
pre-professional organizations He is a nationally registered Emergency
Medical Technician. At the awards ceremony, he also received the
Alumni Association Outstanding Senior Award.
Also at the convocation, Student
Affairs presented its “Award of Excellence” to three active student organizations,
Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, the Campus Activities Board, and Gamma Beta
Phi Service and Honor Society. Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Robert was
recognized as DSA’s “Outstanding Community Partner.”
Jamie Breaux of Branch, a member
of Theta Phi Alpha sorority, was named the Panhellenic Council Greek Woman
of the Year and Louis Patrick Brazan of LaPlace, Delta Tau Delta fraternity,
received the Interfraternity Council Greek Man of the Year. Breaux also
received the Student Foundation Leadership Award. Delta Sigma Theta sorority’s
Keyunta Perkins of Hammond was given the Ms. Pan-Hellenic Council Award,
earning the honor for the second consecutive year. She also was named the
African American Alumni Chapter Role Model of the Year. The David Ware
and Associates’ Most Outstanding International Student Award went to Raghuveer
Dodda. A native of India, Dodda was also a second-time winner.
Student Housing and Residential
Services recognized Brandon Parker of New Orleans and Jodi Keating of Covington
as Male and Female Residents of the Year, while Recreational Sports and
Wellness presented its Employee of the Year Award to Mary McKenzie. Gamma
Beta Phi’s Outstanding Teacher honors went to the School of Nursing’s Catherine
Cormier and biological science’s James Dunn.
Student Housing recognized Emile
Musso, a maintenance person in the Village and Southeastern Oaks residence
facilities, with the State of Louisiana’s Always Hallways appreciation
Recreational Sports and Wellness’
intramural sports awards went to Lee Hall, resident hall points champion;
Kappa Alpha Order, male Greek points champion; Alpha Sigma Tau, female
Greek points championship, and “The Hangovers,” all-campus champion.
Individual award winners were:
HAMMOND: Robert Jason Blackwell,
Student Foundation Leadership Award; Kimberly Ann Brabham, Student Foundation
Leadership Award; Pamela Barrett, Alumni Association Outstanding Senior
Award; Lee Lind, Service Award as Editor of “LeSouvenir”; Sanela Osmanovic,
Service Award as Layout Editor of the “Lion’s Roar.”
PONCHATOULA: Christopher Peltier,
David “Wolfie” Philippe Memorial Scholarship; Thomas Justin Beavers, University
Police Department Student Assistant of the Year.
SLIDELL: Cori Crochet, Alumni
Association Outstanding Senior Award.
LACOMBE: Grace Donnelly, William
Hodding Carter Award.
FRANKLINTON: Melinda Larsen,
David “Wolfie” Philippe Memorial Scholarship.
BOGALUSA – Dustin Thomas, Campus
Activities Board Outstanding Member.
LAPLACE: Johnny Peppo, Service
Award as Editor of the “Lion’s Roar.”
BARATARIA: Louis Mitchell, Steve
Gjenero Accomplishment Award.
DESTREHAN: Lucky Givens, Sammy
Genco Memorial Flag Football MVP Award.
PRAIRIEVILLE: Brandee Ann Morgan,
Student Foundation Leadership Award.
PROGRESO, YUCATAN, MEXICO: Nuby
Gabriella Tzec Arguez.
SARAJEVO: Sanela Osmanovic, Service
Award as Layout Editor of the “Lion’s Roar.”
NASSAU, BAHAMAS: Janice Ezegbunam,
Alumni Association Outstanding Senior Award.