Hymel G. Falgoust, Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Theatre
Mr. Falgoust taught in the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Southeastern for 34 years. He was one of the founding members of the local theatre group Columbia Theater Players, and was well known for his work designing and building sets for productions. His children and friends endowed the scholarship in his memory.
Farris Family Endowed Scholarship in Athletics (Football)
Danny Farris is a 1972 graduate in Marketing from the College of Business who for many years had an Allstate Agency in Hammond. He established the scholarship to support a Southeastern football player who is from New Orleans, Slidell, Covington, Mandeville Hammond or Ponchatoula.
John Faught Endowed Scholarship in Athletics
The scholarship was established by his brother David Faught ‘82 and friend Ray Posecia ‘83 along with other family and friends in memory of David’s brother, John ‘83. John graduated from the College of Business in Marketing and was an avid baseball fan. The scholarship is for a student athlete, preferably baseball, majoring in a discipline in the College of Business.
Dorothy McIntyre Faust Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established in 2003 by Dorothy’s husband, Mr. William Bryant Faust, Jr., along with their children and benefits a student from Tangipahoa or Livingston Parish..
Bobby Felder Endowed Scholarship(Track & Field)
The scholarship was established by the family and friends of Bobby Felder, a Hammond native and track and field athlete. Bobby received a Master’s degree in Education from Southeastern. His career was primarily spent in the car industry and he was an active citizen of Hammond, having served as City Councilman, and other community leadership roles. The scholarship benefits a southeastern track and field athlete.
Rebecca Feldman Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established with funds provided by Myer Feldman, a political aide in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, in memory of his mother. Mr. Feldman was a friend of former Southeastern President, Dr. Sally Clausen and the scholarship supports a Southeastern student with need and academic merit as a consideration.
FeLions Endowed Scholarship in Athletics
The FeLions (Female Enthusiasts for Lion Sports) organization was established in 2003 with the return of Southeastern football to campus. The fundraiser, Champagne Bingo, is conducted by this group, with the proceeds providing athletic scholarships and funds benefiting Southeastern football and all athletic teams at Southeastern.
Ruth Adams Fendlason Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established to honor his mother by Judge Don Fendlason, when he served as a member of the Southeastern Foundation Board of Directors. Don was a Bogalusa City Court judge from 1987-1995 before his election as judge in the 22nd Judicial District in 1995 where he served until he retired in 2008.
Anne M. Ferguson Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established in loving memory of Dr. Anne M. Ferguson by her friends, colleagues, and former students. Dr. Ferguson was head of Southeastern’s Junior Division and a member of the university faculty for more than 20 years. The scholarship benefits a student who is a dependent of a Southeastern employee.
Judge Sheldon Fernandez Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Judge Fernandez ‘59 served as Judge in the 24th Judicial District Court for Jefferson Parish. In 1998, he was Southeastern’s Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. The scholarship was established by Judge Fernandez ‘60 in 1999 for a student in need of financial assistance and living in the Division J district.
Judge Sheldon Fernandez First Generation Endowed Scholarship
Widow of Judge Fernandez, Sheila Fernandez, established the scholarship for a first generation student attending Southeastern. A portion of the funds to establish the scholarship were provided by the Louisiana Board of Regents.
Pat K. Ferrell Endowed Scholarship in Visual Arts
The scholarship was established by the friends and family of Pat Ferrell ‘65 to perpetuate his memory and to benefit a ceramics major. His friends have commented, “He could design, visualize, draw, mold, make and build just about anything that was placed before him.” Pat himself was the beneficiary of a scholarship as a non-traditional student, and so it is fitting that his scholarship benefits future students who have a passion for ceramics.
Betty Attaway-Fink Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship supports students majoring in Communications. Betty Attaway-Fink, Ph.D., entered college as a non-traditional student, and tenaciously pursued a career in Journalism. She later taught in the Department of Communications at Southeastern. The scholarship, established by her husband, Raby Fink ‘86 along with her family and friends, is a memorial to her passion for her academic pursuits and her students.
First Guaranty Bank Endowed Scholarship in Business(formerly First Guaranty Bank Assistantship
The scholarship was established to provide financial support to a Southeastern business major, who is a resident of the general service area of the bank, which has branches in Louisiana and Texas.
Duane & Verne Floyd Endowment for the Support of Football
The scholarship was established by Duane Floyd ‘69 and his wife Verne ‘64. Duane played football for Southeastern from 1965-1968 and established the scholarship to support a Southeastern athlete at the time of the return of football to Southeastern's campus.
Clifford Fontenot Jr. Endowed Scholarship for Rugby
The scholarship was established by biology instructor and rugby player, Cliff Fontenot, and it benefits the manager of Southeastern’s rugby team working with the Office of Student Engagement and Recreational Sports and wellness.
Leslie Flucke Memorial Scholarship in Applied Sociology
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice and the friends and family of Leslie Flucke Ferrell ’98 ’06 established the scholarship in her memory and supports a graduate student in the Applied Sociology program.
Judge Leon Ford, III, Endowed Scholarship
Judge Ford ’51 was elected as Hammond City Court Judge in 1966, and later elected to the 21st Judicial District Court bench in 1974. Judge Ford, a board member of the Southeastern Foundation, was awarded Southeastern's prestigious Golden Ambassador Award in 2002 for his achievements in humanitarianism. Among his many recognitions were "Man of the Year" by the Hammond Kiwanis Club and a Lifetime Achievement award by the Florida Parishes Inns of Court. Because of his love for the region and Southeastern, he also established the Chair for the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies at Southeastern. The scholarship provides assistance to a student majoring in Criminal Justice.
Ginger Fortenberry Ford Homemaker Scholarship
Ginger Ford was a homemaker and community activist, volunteer and nonprofit leader. She helped establish the local Habitat for Humanity and was involved in countless other non-profit organizations. The scholarship was established by her husband, Judge Leon Ford in her memory, to provide a Southeastern student with tuition assistance majoring in a discipline of Family and Consumer Science.
Rebecca A. & J. Robert Fortenberry Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Becky Fortenberry to have a legacy for her and her husband Bob. The funds for the scholarship came from the sale of property in Amite and is for a student from Tangipahoa Parish.
Claude E. Fowler Jr. Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was created in 1999 by Susan McNeely in loving memory of her son, Claude E. Fowler Jr. The scholarship benefits a student from Tangipahoa, Livingston or St. Tammany Parishes. Susan is an Emeritus member of the Southeastern Foundation Board of Directors having served as President of the Board.
Ronnie and Bridget Fugarino Endowed Scholarship
Ronnie ‘79, ‘81 and Bridget ‘81 met while both were majoring in Business at Southeastern. Active in their communities, especially their Catholic faith communities, their scholarship benefits a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School in Hammond.