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Scholarship honors Wade Speed

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Richard Bertone, Carl Speed, Tyler Vial, Dr. Ken Sherman and Dr. Ron Gilbert.

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The Southeastern Louisiana University Development Foundation’s Wade Speed Scholarship has been presented to Tyler Vial, a senior from Hammond majoring in management. The scholarship honors the late Wade Speed, a prominent Hammond businessman, civic leader and Southeastern graduate, and is funded by proceeds from the annual Wade Speed Golf Tournament. Pictured with Vial, center, and Speed’s father Carl, second from left, are golf tournament representatives Richard Bertone, Dr. Ken Sherman and Dr. Ron Gilbert.

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