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Contact: Christina Chapple
Date: 3/26/04
 
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SOUTHEASTERN HONORS BATON ROUGE HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARS – Jessica Wheeler, a graduating senior from Starkey Academy in Baton Rouge, center, and her mother, Jan Wheeler, learn about Southeastern Louisiana University’s kinesiology and health studies department and College of Nursing and Health Sciences from interim department head Edward Hebert, left, at the university’s annual Scholars Showcase. More than 100 top area high school students attended the annual event, which honors beginning freshmen offered scholarships to attend Southeastern. Jessica attended the showcase with her twin sister Leslie (not shown).
ST. JOHN STUDENTS HONORED AT SOUTHEASTERN – Erin Triche, a student from St. John the Baptist Parish who attends St. Charles Catholic High School, discusses Southeastern Louisiana University’s Honors Program with its director, Southeastern English professor James Walter, at the university’s annual Scholars Showcase. More than 100 top area high school students attended the annual event, which honors beginning freshmen offered scholarships to attend Southeastern.
ST. TAMMANY SCHOLARS LEARN ABOUT SOUTHEASTERN – Shannon Kuehne, a graduating senior at Mandeville High School, center, and her mother, Celeste Kuehne, right, ask Shirley Jacob, interim head of Southeastern Louisiana University’s teaching and learning department about the university’s teacher education program at the university’s annual Scholars Showcase. More than 100 top area high school students attended the annual event, which honors beginning freshmen offered scholarships to attend Southeastern. 
ST. TAMMANY STUDENTS OFFERED SOUTHEASTERN SCHOLARSHIPS – Renee Marsolan, a student from Covington High School, second from left, and her parents, Joy, far left, and Harvey Marsolan, second from right, discusses Southeastern Louisiana University’s Honors Program with its director, Southeastern English professor James Walter, far right, at the university’s annual Scholars Showcase. Southeastern has offered qualified seniors more than $1.2 million in scholarships.
ST. TAMMANY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT SLU – Leslie Brockhaus, a graduating senior at Salmen High School in Slidell, and her mother, Kathy, ask Barbara Moffett, head of the Southeastern Louisiana University School of Nursing, about the university’s programs at the annual Scholars Showcase. The March 23 event brought together students from more than a dozen parishes who have been offered scholarships at Southeastern.
SOUTHEASTERN HONORS TANGI HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARS – Layton Bankston of Roseland, a graduating senior from Oak Forrest Academy, right, and his mother, Linda Bankston, center, learn about Southeastern Louisiana University’s management department and College of Business and Technology from management professor Carl Phillips, right, at the university’s annual Scholars Showcase. More than 100 top area high school students attended the annual event, which honors beginning freshmen offered scholarships to attend Southeastern.


SLU OFFERS STUDENTS $1.2 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS
      HAMMOND -- Top high school seniors from 13 parishes and 86 high schools have been offered more than $1.2 million in scholarships to Southeastern Louisiana University.
      The students and their parents were honored March 23 at the university’s annual “Scholars Showcase.” Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs John Crain told the group gathered at Twelve Oaks, “You reflect our goal to attract highly qualified students who are prepared for college and willing to make the commitments necessary to succeed and graduate.”
      He said that in addition to the $1,270,400 being offered to the students through Southeastern, its foundation, and the University of Louisiana System, they will also receive almost $2.1 million in state TOPS scholarships over the next four years.
      “When we total it all up, we’re talking about $3.3 million in scholarship money for your group,” Crain said. 
      Area students honored, listed by high school, were:
      Albany High School (Livingston Parish) – Kimberly Duczer, Christopher Shaffett, Nicole Smith, Chase Spier.
      Alfred Bonnabel High School (Jefferson Parish) – Katie Puchot.
      Amite High School (Tangipahoa Parish) – Kevin Cefalu, Gregory Esteven.
      Archbishop Chapelle High School (Jefferson Parish) – Hayley Euper, Melissa Labure, Dana Herty.
      Baker High School (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Randall Hart.
      Baton Rouge Magnet High School (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Jessica Nee.
      Bethany Christian School (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Christen Howard, Kristen Rodrigue, Joanna Starks.
      Broadmoor High School (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Katie Damratoski, Jonathan Psaila.
      Cornerstone Christian Academy/Home School (East Baton Rouge Parish)  – Kayla Ivey.
      Covington High School (St. Tammany Parish) – Monica Beauboeuf, Renee Marsolan.
      Denham Springs High School (Livingston Parish) – Catherine Coleman, Christine Coleman.
      Edna Karr Magnet School (Orleans Parish) – Jeremy Barrios.
      Fontainebleau High School (St. Tammany Parish) – Patrick Beben, Jessica Jacobs, Alyson Lacoste.
      Franklinton High School (Washington Parish) – Charity Bertram.
      French Settlement High School (Livingston Parish) – Katie Curet, Allen Matherne Jr., Brittany Salassi.
      H.L. Bourgeois High School (Terrebonne Parish) – Bryan Fonseca.
      Hammond High School (Tangipahoa Parish) – Anthony Mele, Justin Webb.
      Holden High School (Livingston Parish) – Rachel Phillips, Brittany Simoneaux, Jessica Swindle, Brandi Trabeaux, Amanda Watts.
      Home School/St. Agnes Catholic High School (Jefferson Parish) – Stephanie Schexnayder.
      Independence High School (Tangipahoa Parish) – Lacey Gulotta.
      John Curtis Christian School (Jefferson Parish) – Ronald Ranatza.
      Live Oak High School (Livingston Parish) – Matt Aberly, Aimee Chemin, Allison Martin, Hayley Allen, Amanda Cook.
      Mandeville High School (St. Tammany Parish) – Shannon Kuehne.
      Northeast High School (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Johile Curtis.
      Northshore High School (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Jay Crain.
      Oak Forrest Academy (Tangipahoa Parish) – Layton Bankston III.
      Our Lady of the Rosary (Bardstown, Ky.) – Kristen Hilliard.(Covington).
      Parkview Baptist School (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Bryan Alford, Bethany Cox.
      Pine High School (Washington Parish) – Heather Bennett.
      Ponchatoula High School (Tangipahoa Parish) – Tracy Bickford, Brandy Boquet, Kerri Hiltibidal, Ashley Ingolia, Leslie James, Carey McMillan, Brittany Morris, Kellie Morse, Haley Reeve, Megan Roberts, Amanda Russell, Kasey Thibodaux, Doris Wild.
      Poplarville High School (Poplarville, Ms.) – Jackie Magee.
      Riverside Academy (St. John the Baptist Parish) – Lindsey Marshall.
      Salmen High School (St. Tammany Parish) – Leslie Brockhaus.
      Slidell High School (St. Tammany Parish) – Jenifer Bowling, Richard Calderone.
      South Terrebonne High School (Terrebonne Parish) – Brett Portier.
      Springfield High School (Livingston Parish) – Louis Territo.
      St. Charles Catholic High School (St. John the Baptist Parish) – Matthew Nelson, Erin Triche.
      St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Tangipahoa Parish) – Blair Abene, Dena Aden, Kathryn Edwards.
      St. Mary’s Dominican (Orleans Parish) – Emily Fayard.
      Starkey Academy (East Baton Rouge Parish) – Jessica Wheeler, Leslie Wheeler.
      Vandebilt Catholic High School (Terrebonne Parish) – Katie Courrege.
      Varnado High School (Washington Parish) – Merika Duncan.
      Walker High School – Arie Brooks, Katie Dobson, Chase Guarisco, Joshua McLin, Rebecca Rogillio.
      Zachary High School (East Baton Rouge Parish)  – Wendy Munn.