Meet Our Student Tutors

 

Luc Allain

Luc Allain

Physics

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hello! My name is Luc Allain, and I’m majoring in physics with the plan to study astronomy
when I graduate. I’m excited to help my fellow students and learn as much as I can
in the process! Some of my hobbies are painting miniatures, digital art, and running.

 

 

 

Brailey 

 

Brailey Babin

 Nursing

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hi guys! My name is Brailey, and I am a tutor at the TLC. I am a sophomore at Southeastern.
I am majoring in Nursing and I am minoring in Spanish. I’m so excited to help y’all
develop a love for learning! My best study tip is to find a study space that works
for you, sometimes your room isn’t where you can focus and get the work done. I enjoy
making clothing (like sewing and knitting), and I also love binge-watching TV shows
when I can!

 

 Brianna Ballard

 

Brianna Ballard

English

CRLA Certified Master Tutor 

Hello everyone! My name is Brianna Ballard. I am majoring in English and minoring
in political science. After graduating from Southeastern, I plan to attend law school
and one day become a lawyer. When I am not studying, I love to play video games, listen
to music, and watch movies. I am very excited to tutor because I enjoy helping others
learn. I cannot wait to meet you guys and start learning!

Carlie Bankston

Carlie Bankston

Chemistry

Hi! My name is Carlie Bankston. I am a Chemistry major, and I plan to minor in biology.
I am from Denham Springs and hope to attend Pharmacy school after graduation. I am
excited to tutor and help other students gain confidence in both science and math.
Outside of school, I enjoy reading and hanging out with friends. I look forward to
seeing you at the TLC!

Mekhi 

Mekhi Batiste

Psychology

CRLA Level I Certified Tutor

Hey! I am Mekhi Batiste. I am majoring in psychology and minoring in communications
with hopes to become a psychology professor. I keep myself very busy by being involved
in several campus organizations. After school, I like to binge shows, draw, and use
my embroidery machine. Helping others has always been a passion of mine, especially
with their biggest challenges. I am looking forward to seeing you, so come get some
help at the TLC! 

Seryn Booker
 

Seryn Booker

Psychology

Hi Everyone! My name is Seryn Booker, and I am a Psychology major here at Southeastern.
I will be graduating in December of 2024.  I plan to enter a master’s program for
marriage and family counseling. Outside of school, I enjoy watching movies, traveling,
and trying new foods. I am so excited to work with you!

 

Ethan Buras
 

Ethan Buras

Pure Math

Hello. My name is Ethan Buras, and I work for the TLC as a tutor. My major of interest
is Pure Mathematics in addition to a Chemistry minor. After graduation, I intend to
pursue graduate studies in Mathematics (specifically Algebraic Topology) and eventually
become a hard-working, thoughtful mathematics professor. In addition, I occupy most
of my time, outside of the classroom and work, with studying, learning, and conveying
the knowledge of many interesting subjects. From basic Zoology to Norse Mythology,
I continuously strive to improve my current state of mind while bringing light to
these fascinating topics to a general public.

 

 

Cassidy Byars

Cassidy Byars

Business Administration

Hi, my name is Cassidy Byars, and I am a Business Administration major with a minor
in psychology. After graduating, I plan to get my teaching certificate and teach high
school. When I am not studying, I love to spend time with friends playing board games.
I can’t wait to meet all of you!

 

Carlette

 

Carlette Dunn

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

 Hey, I am Carlette Dunn, an I/O Psychology major from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. When
I graduate, my goal is to become an HR Specialist, helping businesses prosper in any
way I can. I love hanging out with friends, family, and my doggo, Israel. I’m excited
to tutor because I love helping people understand and learn new concepts through different
angles and perspectives that are sometimes not understood on the first try. Sometimes
what works for some people does not work for all, but that’s okay, because that’s
what makes the world so diverse! Can’t wait to see you at the TLC to help you be successful! 

 

Brooke Dupuy

Brooke Dupuy

Integrative Biology

Hi! My name is Brooke Dupuy, and I am an Integrative Biology major here at Southeastern.
I have always loved learning/studying the sciences, and I plan to further my education
once I graduate by attending medical school. I am super excited to tutor here at the
TLC. When I’m not busy with school work, I enjoy playing with my dogs, shopping, spending
time with friends and family. I look forward to seeing you at the TLC!

Laicie

Laici Edrington

Communications Sciences and Disorders

Hey Everyone! My name is Laici, and I am a Communication Sciences and Disorders major.
I plan to earn my graduate degree in CSE and become a pediatric Speech Language Pathologist.
I am very passionate about helping people feel more confident in their abilities to
communicate their thoughts and ideas in their own individualized way. In my free time,
I love to shop, read, and spend quality time with my friends and family. I look forward
to meeting all of you and guiding you through any and all of your academic goals and
needs.

Fajr Fayed

 

Fajr Fayed

Political Science

CRLA Certified Master Tutor 

Hello! My name is Fajr Fayed (Pronounced like measure), and I’m a Political Science
and History major with minors in Spanish and International Studies. I plan on going
to graduate school after graduation, most likely out of state. One of my goals is
to become a polyglot. I enjoy reading and baking in my spare time (baking chocolate
cake from scratch is my therapy). I look forward to helping others improve their learning
strategies here at the Tinsley!

Charlene Flanagan

Charlene Flanagan

Accounting

Hello! I’m Charlene Flanagan, a Finance major with a minor in Accounting. I am passionate
about math and business. As a tutor at the TLC, I am hoping to simplify the complex
concepts of the courses that I tutor. I am excited about the opportunity to support
my fellow students in their learning journey. Let’s conquer math and business challenges
together!

 

 

 Madissen

Madissen Ford

General Biology

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hi everyone! My name is Madissen, and I am a junior. My major is Integrative Biology 
at Southeastern. I grew up in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, and I will be graduating in
May of 2024. I have a passion for learning and hope to further my education by attending
medical school and pursuing a career as an OB/GYN. If I am not studying or hanging
out at the Tinsley Learning Center, I enjoy doing community services with my sisters
of Alpha Sigma Tau or hanging out with my family and friends.

One study tip that I recommend is to use graphic organizers. Graphs and maps are a
great way to show relationships between the concepts you are learning in your courses.
I look forward to having a great semester, and hope to see you all soon! 

 

Gabby

 

Gabrielle Guichard

Nursing

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hey y’all, my name is Gabby Guichard. I am a nursing major, and I am from Baton Rouge,
Louisiana. I plan to become a pediatric nurse practitioner in the future. My main
goal in life is to be someone who cares for others. In my free time, I love to binge
watch TV shows and movies and read lots of books. I am so excited to start tutoring
and help my fellow students as we all learn and grow together.

 

 

 

James Guillot 

James Guillot

General Biology

Hello there! My name is James Guillot Jr., and I am from Kenner, Louisiana.  I am majoring in Integrative Biology. I am a junior planning to graduate in the spring
of 2025. After graduating from Southeastern Louisiana University, I plan to attend
medical school to fulfill my dream of becoming either a radiologist or cardiologist.
I enjoy learning about the different sciences, spending time with family, playing
ultimate frisbee, and wakeboarding. I look forward to helping fellow students improve
and develop studying strategies.

Aiijahnae 

Aiijahnae Leagea

Kinesiology

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hey everyone, my name is Aiijahnae Leagea, and I am majoring in Kinesiology. After
I graduate, I plan on attending PT school to become a physical therapist. Some things
I like to do outside of school are exercising, listening to music, and watching movies.
I enjoy helping others, so I cannot wait to meet all of you.

 

Alyssa Linton 

 

Alyssa Linton

Psychology

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hi! My name is Alyssa, and I’m a sophomore from North Carolina, but I lived in Denham
Springs for most of my life. I’m majoring in psychology and am planning to minor in
French. Taekwondo takes up a lot of my time and has for almost 10 years. I can’t wait
to meet you guys!

Toby Lirette

Toby Lirette

English

Hello, my name is Toby, and I’m currently working on my BA in English with a Creative
Writing concentration and minors in Publications and Spanish. My hobbies include reading,
cooking, and cafe hopping. You can always find me on campus doing classwork or reading
a good book. I look forward to helping other students develop skills for lifelong
success. Be sure to ask me about my cat! I always have pictures to show.

 Lexie

Lexie Livaudais

General Biology

Hello everyone! My name is Lexie Livaudais, and I am a junior. My major is biology,
and I plan on going to dental school. My goal this semester is to help other students
create better study habits and to help guide students through chemistry and biology.
I enjoy all things outdoors and spending time with my family. I am looking forward
to meeting you guys!

 

Aubrey Merritt

Information Technology

CRLA Level III Certified Tutor

Hello! My name is Aubrey Merritt, and I am from Slidell, Louisiana. I am a sophomore
majoring in Information Technology. After I graduate from Southeastern in the fall
of 2026, I plan to become a Medical Software Engineer. Outside of school, I enjoy
playing online chess, listening to audio books, and baking for my loved ones. 

 

Cassie Owens

 

Cassie Owens

Biology

CRLA Level I Certified Tutor

Hello everyone, my name is Cassie Owens and I’ve been a freshman at Southeastern since
the Fall 2021 semester. After having attended the Tinsley Learning Center for my classes
last fall, I fell in love with the idea of being able to help other peers with their
understanding of information. Not only that but the environment the staff provides
within the center and now I’ll be a part of their team. Concerning my studies, I am
working towards a degree in biology but still looking for a concentration. Some of
my hobbies include trying to beat minesweeper’s expert mode and passing the time with
some YouTube. I guess you could also say my other hobby will be being your tutor this
semester. I’ll be looking forward to meeting you guys in person to help in assisting
your studies.
 

 

Madaline Perkins

 

Madaline Perkins

Social Work

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Welcome! My name is Madaline Perkins. I am a Social Work Major, planning to graduate
in 2025. I graduated from Riverdale High School and plan on getting my Master’s in
Social Work after earning my bachelor’s degree. I love to read, paint, and watch movies
during my free time. I am excited to be tutoring Math 241 and cannot wait to meet
you all.

Elijah 

Elijah Phifer

Computer Science

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hey! My name is Elijah Phifer. I’m majoring in computer science with a scientific
concentration, and I am minoring in math. I’m involved with a lot of campus organizations,
and I like working with teams on big projects. When I’m not studying, I enjoy writing,
making music, reading, and studying languages. My main goal as a tutor is to make
math and computer science less scary and help my peers become more confident about
their own abilities. I look forward to seeing you in the TLC!

Kiley Posey

Kiley Posey

Health Sciences

Hello! My name is Kiley Posey, and I am a Health Sciences student! My special interests
include psychology, criminal justice, and more. I plan on pursuing a career in the
medical field. I am an honors student and enjoy writing and cooking in my free time.
I can’t wait to work with you at the TLC.

 Shayna

Shayna Rankin

Accounting

Hey everyone my name is Shayna! I am an Accounting major here at Southeastern, and
I am graduating in December 2024. A little bit about me is that I am from South Africa,
and I love traveling! I plan on going to graduate school and one day becoming a CPA. 
I look forward to seeing you in the TLC!

 

Jaiden Reed

Jaiden Reed

Microbiology

Hello! My name is Jaiden Reed. I am a microbiology major with a minor in Spanish.
After graduation, I plan on attending graduate school (possibly out of the country).
I am hoping to become a microbiology research technician with a specialty in marine
microbiology. I love acting, baking, and crafts like crocheting and needle felting.
I hope to help my clients as a member of the TLC tutoring team.

 

 

Katie Riddle

Katie Riddle

Microbiology

Hi, I’m Katie, and I am a Microbiology  major with a minor in chemistry. I’m from
Springfield, Louisiana, and my goal after graduating from Southeastern is to attend
medical school to become a surgeon. Outside of school, I enjoy reading, knitting,
baking, and spending time with my friends and family. I look forward to seeing you
at the TLC?

 

 

Trent Rodriguez

Trent Rodriguez

Business Administration

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hi, my name is Trent Rodriguez. I am currently a business administration major from
Marrero, Louisiana. I plan on furthering my education after I graduate from Southeastern
by enrolling in an MBA program here or wherever I’m able to. I enjoy hanging out with
close friends, watching movies, listening to music, and watching sports in my free
time. I also like to be active and outdoors. I hope I am able to help as many fellow
students as I can this year while also learning new things!

 

Ethan 

Ethan Savario

General Biology

CRLA Level I Certified Tutor

 

Hi, my name is Ethan Savario. I am a microbiology major and a senior at Southeastern.
I enjoy video games and fiction books. I want to pursue a career in wildlife and fisheries
after I graduate. 
My studying tip is to remember to be kind to yourself as you study. Everyone needs
help at some point on their academic journey, and we are here to help. 

 

 Devin

Devin Schwaibold

Chemistry 

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hi everyone! My name is Devin Schwaibold, and I’m a sophomore chemistry major from
Ponchatoula, Louisiana. After I earn my undergraduate degree, I plan to pursue a doctorate
in chemistry, although I’m not exactly sure which field yet. In my free time, I enjoy
reading, playing video games, and hanging out with my friends! I’m really looking
forward to this year at the Tinsley Tutoring Center!

  

Connor 

Connor Smith

Finance

CRLA Level I Certified Tutor

My name is Connor Smith, and I’m a junior Finance major with a concentration in Financial
Statement Analysis. In my free time, I enjoy writing, teaching, and spending time
with my family and pets. I’ve always enjoyed helping people, and I’m glad to be a
part of TLC. See you there! 

Danielle Smith 

Danielle Smith

General Biology

CRLA Certified Master Tutor 

Hello! My name is Danielle Smith and I am majoring in Biology and minoring in French.
After graduation, I want to pursue a career in herpetology. Aside from studying, I
enjoy crocheting, gardening, learning new things, and playing piano/guitar. I’m excited
to see everyone at Tinsley!

DiJon

Dijon Smith

Finance

Hi! My name is DiJon Smith, and I am a Finance major with a minor in French. After
earning my undergraduate degree in the spring of 2025, I will be attending law school.
My continuous goal is always to better myself physically, spiritually, and mentally.
Other than that I really enjoy dancing, singing, reading, and spending time with my
family.

   

Alexa Square

 

 

Alexis Square

Chemistry

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Hello, My name is Alexis Square, and I am majoring in chemistry. I know, that’s crazy
right? After I graduate I plan to become a forensic scientist. In my free time I enjoy
reading. Yes, I am a nerd, hence why I’m a chemistry major. I also enjoy spending
time with my family. I’ll see you all at Tinsley! Be there or be square!

 

 

Breanna

 

 

Breanna Statum

General Biology

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

Howdy! My name is Breanna! I’m a biology major with a concentration in pre-professional
studies. Once I’m done with my undergrad degree, I plan on pursuing my PhD in pharmacology.
I love playing Dungeons & Dragons, crocheting, and reading poetry. My pro-tip is grit!
Having the resolve to achieve your goals will bring you farther than anything else. 

Cameron Stout

Cameron Stout

Physics

Hello! My name is Cameron Stout, and I am majoring in physics. I love physics and
math, and I love helping people develop their own understanding of these subjects.
When I’m not studying or working, I like to exercise, play my guitar, and watch movies
and shows with my friends. My study tip is to treat studying like a practice or a
workout. Consistent effort over a long time builds lasting results.

Gabriel Varnado

Gabriel Varnado

Physics

Hi Everyone! I am Gabriel Varnado. I am a senior physics student planning on pursuing
a PhD in biophysics or nonlinear dynamics somewhere in the north after I graduate
from Southeastern. I hope to help my clients become better learners, and become more
confident throughout their academic careers. Outside of class I enjoy attending local
hardcore shows, playing DND, and reading/playing horror based books and games.

  Kaleb

 

Kaleb Warren

General Biology

CRLA Level I Certified Tutor

Hiya! My name is Kaleb Warren, and I am a biology major concentrating in microbiology.
My goal is to eventually obtain a PhD and teach at a college as a professor. I enjoy
reading, playing video games, and finding new shows to obsess over! I can’t wait to
help people discover new ways to understand information and hopefully help you find
new passions in topics that you’ve previously struggled with!

 

Hailey 

Hailey White

Communication Sciences

Hey y’all, my name is Hailey White. I am a Communication Sciences and Disorders major,
and I am from New Orleans, Louisiana. I would like to pursue a career as a speech
therapist that primarily works in Autism Clinics.  During breaks from school, I can
often be found in Disney! I also love to watch TV and movies with my family. Using
tools that helped me in my classes, I hope I can provide insight or tricks for some
of the more challenging topics to help my clients!

Kasey 

Kasey Williams 

Nursing

Hey everyone! My name is Kasey Williams. I am a sophomore majoring in nursing. This
major can be daunting, so I’m ready to help you if you need any assistance. Once I
graduate, I plan on furthering my education and becoming a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
In my free time, I love to play video games, especially ones involving strategy. I’m
looking forward to seeing you all and helping you succeed.

 
 

 

 

William Yang

 

William Yang

Microbiology

CRLA Level II Certified Tutor

I am William Yang, and I am majoring in Microbiology. I was born here in the United
States, but my parents are from Taiwan. After I graduate, I would like to work as
a microbiologist. Additionally, outside of academics, I like to learn foreign languages
and their cultures as well.