Southeastern receives endowed scholarship


Monday, March 7, 2022 Shannon Christian Endowed Scholarship
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

NEW ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED - Recently, Greg Edwards and Baton Rouge Fair Foundation board members presented a $10,000 check to Southeastern Louisiana University to establish the Shannon Christian Greater Baton Rouge State Fair Scholarship Fund. Pictured at the check presentation are, from left, Christian’s mother Carole Christian, brother-in-law Charles Plauche, sister Chemaine Plauche, granddaughter Kamdyn Kennedy, wife Kathy Christian, grandson Braxton Brabham, daughter Cortney Brabham, Christian, Greg Edwards, Southeastern President John L. Crain, Foundation Board Member Melissa Miley, Vice President for University Advancement Wendy Lauderdale, Foundation Board Member Harvey Landry, Sandra Landry, granddaughter Ember Cuadros, and daughter-in-law Maghan Cuadros.

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University recently received an endowed scholarship from the Baton Rouge Fair Foundation. The Shannon Christian Greater Baton Rouge State Fair Scholarship Fund was established with $10,000 to recognize Christian as a board member for the Baton Rouge State Fair Foundation.
     Christian is a ‘95 graduate of Southeastern and a long-standing board member of the BRSFF.
     To be eligible for the scholarship, recipients must be graduates from a high school located in the parishes of Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana and must be currently enrolled in Southeastern Louisiana University.
     For more information about the scholarship, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 985-549-2244.

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