Southeastern NEWS Southeastern Louisiana University Public Information Office SLU 880, Hammond, LA 70402 504/549-2341/fax 504-549-2061 Date: 05-20-96 Contact: Shanna Sissom Labourdette METAIRIE PAIR WINS OUTSTANDING MAN, WOMAN OF YEAR HAMMOND -- Junior nursing major Lindsay Sandridge and Chris Buckel are student movers and shakers who make Southeastern a better place. Sandridge and Buckel, both of Metairie, were named outstanding woman and man of the year. "Southeastern has made such a wonderful difference in my life and I want to use my time making it better for others," Sandridge cheerfully explained. "Its like a second family and a second home here." The Student Affairs committee that selected Sandridge described her as a motivator with strong values and morals. Sandridge is actively involved in the Greek system, assumes leadership roles in many student organizations, and participates in youth retreats connected to her church. Her counterpart is also driven for success in every area of his life. "Everything I get involved with, I try to excel at and do the best that I can instead of just having my name on a roster," Buckel said. "I'm always going to want to move up and move on to bigger and better things." People who know him say he has a strong commitment to his family and makes friends wherever he goes. "His dedication, intelligence, and winning personality are evident in every project he undertakes," the committee stated. He is also very involved in the Greek system and has taken a special interest in the orientation program. He was selected as Orientation Leader of the Year.