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SLU MAN, WOMAN OF THE YEAR -- Southeastern Louisiana University
Vice President for Student Affairs Brad O’Hara, center, congratulates Lacey
Shumaker, a senior marketing major from Slidell, right, and Sean Hale,
a junior criminal justice major from Kenner, who were named “Outstanding
Woman and Man of the Year” for 2003 by Southeastern’s Division of Student
Affairs. The awards were presented at the recent Student Affairs honors
convocation. Honorees are chosen from among nominees who have “made outstanding
contributions to the university.”
LACEY SHUMAKER, SEAN HALE
SOUTHEASTERN “WOMAN AND MAN OF THE YEAR”
HAMMOND -- Lacey Shumaker of
Slidell and Sean Hale of Kenner have been named “Outstanding Man and Woman
of the Year” for 2003 by the Southeastern Louisiana University Division
of Student Affairs.
The awards were presented at the annual
Student Affairs honors convocation. The 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.
Shumaker, a senior marketing major,
is the president of the Campus Activities Board, a member of Gamma Beta
Phi, Ladies of the Green and Gold, Phi Kappa Phi, the Campus Judicial Board,
Project Safe Campus, Beta Gamma Sigma, and the Public Relations Society.
She has served as a LEAD Retreat facilitator and is a resident hall assistant.
She plans to pursue a master’s degree in Business Administration at Southeastern.
At the ceremony, she also received the Alumni Association’s Outstanding
Senior Award and Gamma Beta Phi’s David “Wolfie” Philippe Memorial Scholarship.
Hale, a junior criminal justice major,
is a member of the Dream Team, a 2002 Orientation Leader, the 2003 Greek
Week Chairman, and second vice president of the Interfraternity Council.
He recently was elected president of Theta Chi fraternity. He also received
the Student Foundation Leadership Award.
Also at the annual honors convocation,
Student Affairs presented its “Award of Excellence” to four active student
organizations, the Lionettes, Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honor Society,
Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and Gamma Beta Phi Service and Honor Society.
Melissa Rene Miller of Gretna, a member
of Theta Phi Alpha sorority, was named the Panhellenic Council Greek Woman
of the Year and Cliff Bo DeLouche of Destrehan, Delta Tau
Delta fraternity, received the Interfraternity Council Greek Man of
the Year. Delta Sigma Theta sorority’s Keyunta Perkins of Hammond was given
the Ms. Pan-Hellenic Council Award.
Latoya Self of Baton Rouge was named
the African American Alumni Chapter Role Model of the Year and the David
Ware and Associates’ Most Outstanding International Student Award went
to Raghuveer Dodda of Hammond.
Student Housing and Residential Services
recognized Eddie Koch of Ponchatoula and Amanda Bode of Prairieville as
Male and Female Residents of the Year, while Recreational Sports and Wellness
presented its Employee of the Year Award to Adam Grantham of Bogalusa.
Gamma Beta Phi presented its Outstanding Teacher honor to the computer
sciences department’s Jill Galusha.
Recreational Sports and Wellness’ intramural
sports awards went to Lee Hall Women, resident hall points champion; Theta
Xi, male Greek points champion; Sigma Sigma Sigma, female Greek points
championship and “The Overhangs,” all-campus champion.
Individual award winners were:
ADDIS: Christy Diez, Steve Gjenero Accomplishment
BATON ROUGE: Kimberly Eisenberg, Alumni
Association Outstanding Senior Award; Donta Mills, Campus Activities Board
Outstanding Member; Courtney Griffin, University Police Department Student
Assistant of the Year.
DENHAM SPRINGS: Aaron Palmer, Interfraternity
Council Greek Olympiad Award.
GONZALES: Jennifer Williams, Student
Foundation Leadership Award.
HAMMOND: Lee Lind, “LeSouvenir” Editor
Service Award; Sana Osmanovic, Lion’s Roar Layout Editor Service Award.
IOWA: Mekeitta Darbonne, Student Foundation
LAPLACE: Johnny Peppo, “Lion’s Roar”
Editor Servic Award
LULING: Mindi Batson, David “Wolfie”
Philippe Memorial Scholarship.
NEW ORLEANS: Mia Lewis, Pan-Hellenic
Council Greek Olumpiad Award.
PONCHATOULA: Laura Jenkins, Alumni
Outstanding Senior Award; Bub Tucker, Sammy Genco Memorial Flag Football
PRAIRIEVILLE: Stephanie Perry, Student
Foundation Leadership Award; Elizabeth Chatagnier, William Hodding Carter
RESERVE: Carl N. Baker Jr., Alumni Association
Outstanding Senior Award.
SLAUGHTER: Kristi Mitchell, Panhellenic
Council Greek Olympiad Award. SLIDELL: Christopher Bech, David “Wolfie”
Philippe Memorial Scholarship.
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