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The Eileen D. Lacour Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Tommy LaCour ‘87 and family, friends and colleagues to support women in education. This scholarship will serve to financially aid a female student at Southeastern pursuing a degree in Education.
Billy and Luana Ladner Endowed Scholarship in Athletics (Football)
The scholarship was established by Billy Ladner ‘13 and his wife Lu. Billy is a two sport All American in baseball and football who played for Southeastern in the early 1960’s. He was a member of the Lions teams which won back to back Gulf States Conference championships. He is a member of Southeastern’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Billy left the University just 3 courses shy of getting his degree, but returned in 2013 to complete his degree. The scholarship benefits a Southeastern football player.
Dr. and Mrs. John Walter Lambert Endowed Scholarship in Health Science
Dr. Lambert moved to the Village of Tangipahoa to practice medicine after finishing his studies at Tulane. He was a prominent member of the community, owning a pharmacy, hardware and general store in addition to his practice. He was also active in banking, civic, and fraternal organizations. Norma Lambert endowed the scholarship with a gift from her estate.
The Norma Lambert Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established with an estate gift from Norma Lambert who resided in the Village of Tangipahoa and was a long time educator. It benefits an Education student majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education.
Rhonda Beth Lambert Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established by Lyle Lambert ‘86 with funds provided by the estate of his relatives, Warren Lambert ‘56 and Barbara Wells Lambert. The scholarship supports a student with disabilities.
Virginia L. Langston Endowed Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences
Dr. Langston ‘46 received her Bachelor’s degree in Vocational Home Economics at Southeastern. After earning several other degrees and certifications, she taught Home Economics at the high school level and later served as the home economics supervisor for the Louisiana Department of Education. In 1966 she became head of the Department of Home Economics at Southeastern where she remained until her retirement in 1980. Dr. Langston endowed the scholarship to benefit a student majoring in Family and Consumer Science.
Myra LaRue First Generation Scholarship
The scholarship was established with an estate gift from Ms. Myra LaRue ‘42. Myra established a number of scholarships at Southeastern, but this particular one supports a first generation student. A portion of the funds for this scholarship were provided by a match from the Louisiana State Board of Regents.
Robert E. LaRue Endowed Scholarship in Communication Science and Disorders
The scholarship was established by his sister, Myra Darouse LaRue ‘42,. Myra, graduated in Health, Safely, Physical Education and Coaching and was a cheerleader while attending Southeastern. She was the beneficiary of a scholarship herself while a student and established a number of scholarships at Southeastern in her lifetime. This scholarship was the first one she endowed and it benefits a student majoring in Communication Science and Disorders simply because after meeting the students, faculty and clients of the clinic, she wanted to help the department.
Rebecca “Jane” Lauderdale Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established by her son, James R. “Bubba” Lauderdale ‘74 and other family members in their mother Jane’s memory. Jane was the matriarch of her family and loved by all who knew her. The scholarship supports a student who is a single parent, with preference for a mother.
Barton & Mary Leader Endowed Scholarship in Athletics
The scholarship was established by Bart Leader ‘90 and his wife, Angie Delatte Leader ‘97 in honor of his parents, Barton and Mary Leader of Maurepas. While a student, Bart majored in Physical Education and was a graduate assistant in the Alumni office and Angie was an elementary Education major and a Lady Lion basketball player. The scholarship supports a Southeastern football player.
Hubie Leader Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established in his memory by Hubert and Crick Leader, parents of Hubie, who was a student at Maurepas High School and had registered to attend Southeastern. The student must be a graduate of Maurepas High School.
Rodney P. LeBlanc Endowed Scholarship in Accounting
Mr. LeBlanc ‘69 , a CPA in the New Orleans region and former member of the Southeastern Foundation Board of Directors established the scholarship during his tenure on the Board to provide assistance to an Accounting major.
Desiree Ledet Endowed Scholarship in Theatre
The scholarship was established in honor and in memory of Desiree Ledet ‘83 by her college roommate and longtime friend, Donna Gay Anderson ‘81 and Donna Gay’s husband, Tom Anderson ‘73. Desiree appeared in many local, regional and New York productions throughout her three-decades long acting career using the skills and knowledge obtained through her studies at Southeastern. The scholarship benefits an entering freshman with a passion for Theatre.
Sharon Ackermann Ledet Endowed Scholarship in the Visual Arts
The scholarship was established in Sharon’s memory by her husband, Michael and son, Jesse Ledet. . Michael is an artist and book designer who relocated to Hammond from New Orleans after Katrina and just prior to his wife’s passing. Michael was a leader at the Hammond Regional Arts Center and the Friends of Sims Library. The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in the Visual Arts.
Dorothy R. Lee Excellence in Business Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was created by Mr. Robert “Robbie” Lee ‘75. Robbie is a State Farm agent and established the scholarship as a tribute to his mother Dorothy. This scholarship provides financial assistance to a student majoring in any discipline offered by the College of Business.
Robert W. Lee Scholarship (Athletics)
The scholarship was established by Robert “Robbie” Lee ‘75 and it supports a student participating in collegiate basketball.
Christina Smith Leto Endowed Scholarship in Supply Chain Management
Established by Smitty's Supply Inc to honor College of Business graduate Christina Smith Leto (2015) and to support the Supply Chain Management degree program that offers excellent career opportunities for graduates, including employment opportunities at Smitty’s.
Maya Levy Fine and Performing Arts Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established by James Griffith ‘92 and Jackie Pope Griffith ‘96 in honor of James’ mother, Maya Levy ‘62. Maya founded the Hammond Cultural Foundation and was responsible for the downtown Hammond Levy Building becoming an art center. Maya was a prolific artist, published author, playwright, actor, director and teacher. She was a Fulbright awardee. Her art is on display in North Oaks Medical Center, as well as many homes and businesses throughout Hammond. The scholarship was created for students, like Maya, who love creating art.
Don & Willie Lewis Endowed Scholarship (Baseball)
The scholarship was established in 1999 by Don Lewis and his wife Willie. Don played baseball for the Lions in 1954 and 1955, and later in the minor leagues. The scholarship is for a baseball player.
Joey Lewis Endowed Scholarship in Industrial Technology
The scholarship was endowed in Joey’s memory by his grandmother, Mrs. W.H. Lewis. Joey was a student in Industrial Technology at the time of his passing and it provides support for a student, like Joey, majoring in Industrial Technology.
Myra C. Lillard Scholarship in Home Economics
The scholarship was endowed through a bequest made by her husband, Purser Lillard, in her memory to recognize outstanding students in the field of home economics and to encourage other students to enter the field. It will provide assistance to deserving students majoring in Family and Consumer Science, formerly referred to as Home Economics.
Amy Livingston-Oberschmidt Endowed Scholarship in Tennis
The scholarship was established by Phil and Ann Livingston in honor of their daughter Amy who was a collegiate tennis player. Amy received a Master of Education in Counseling in 1997 from Southeastern and was employed at the University for many years. and is the recipient of the L.E. Chandler Award given by the University for her work with students. The scholarship is for a Southeastern tennis player.
Lacy Ann Livingston Memorial Scholarship in the Visual Arts
Phil and Ann Livingston established the scholarship in memory of their daughter Lacy, who was taken by illness at a very young age. Lacy is remembered as a happy child who loved all the activities that young children do, including art activities at school. Phil, a member of the Southeastern Board of Directors, and his wife Ann, co-chaired the Campaign for Visual and Performing Arts and the scholarship benefits a student majoring in Visual Arts.
Lacy Ann Livingston and Amy Livingston Oberschmidt Endowed Scholarship in Advanced
Established by their parents, Phil and Ann Livingston, the scholarship provides financial assistance to a Southeastern graduate student enrolled in the Advanced Nursing Practice Master’s program. It acknowledges the appreciation Phil and Ann have for the nurses who cared for their daughter Lacy during her illness, and honors their daughter Amy Livingston Obershmitt ‘97, who is a Southeastern Master of Counselor Education graduate.
Elizabeth D. and Jules C. Lockhart Endowed Scholarship in Accounting
Established by RAM Limited Partnership under the direction of Robert "Bob" A. Maurin, III, the scholarship honors Jules Lockhart for his loyal service to the company. He was first employed as an accountant by Robert A. Maurin, Jr. and then later by his son, Robert "Bob" A. Maurin, III. Jules has been with the company for over 45 years. The scholarship is for a Southeastern student majoring in Accounting,
Oscar and Billie Jean Lofton Endowed Scholarship in Athletics (Football)
The scholarship was established by former collegiate player and Southeastern football coach Oscar Lofton ‘66. Coach Lofton was an all conference selection, three-sport letterman and professional football player. Billie Jean received a degree in Vocational Home Economics in 1986 from Southeastern. Their scholarship supports a Southeastern football player.
The Louisiana Mosquito Control Association Scholarship in Biology
The scholarship was established with a contribution from The Louisiana Mosquito Control Association and was facilitated by Dennis Wallette, Jr. ‘87, the Director of Tangipahoa Parish, Mosquito Abatement District. to provide financial aid to a student enrolled in the Master’s in Biology curriculum.
Louisiana Nursing Education Aid Foundation Scholarship
Lilburn "Lee" Jones Scholarship in Nursing Mr. Jones was inspired to establish the scholarship because he interacted with Southeastern nursing students on their clinical rotations while a family member was receiving treatment in a Baton Rouge hospital. He endowed the scholarship to provide a deserving nursing student with financial assistance.
Louisiana Society of CPAs Northshore Chapter Accounting Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Association, many of whose members are Southeastern graduates, to support students majoring in Accounting.
Patsy Melancon Loupe & Patrick Lacy Loupe, Sr. Endowed Scholarship
Dana Loupe Vicknair, 1986 accounting graduate, established this scholarship in memory of her parents for a Southeastern Accounting major.
Joseph A. Luquet, Jr., Excellence in Business Endowed Scholarship
Established by Joe Luquet ‘68, a member of the Southeastern Foundation Board of Directors from 1997 until his passing in June 2018. That same year Joe was the recipient of the President’s Loyal Lion Award for the commitment he exhibited in his lifetime to the University. Joe supported the University in all the ways a graduate can, as a board member, a volunteer, a donor, a mentor and an employer of Southeastern graduates. The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a student majoring in Business, who graduated from Mandeville High School, Covington HIgh, St. Paul’s, SSA or Arch Bishop Hannan High Schools.