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Reliford earns

LSU scholarship

BATON ROUGE — LSU University College presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” Spring Awards program recently and awarded $66,000 through 55 undergraduate student scholarships, four LSU faculty teaching awards, two graduate teaching assistant awards and one LSU Advisor of the Year Award.

During the ceremony, Jalashia Reliford of Lake Charles received the Elayn Hunt Memorial Scholarship.

Anthony Student

Employee of Year

McNeese State University student Khristian Anthony of Sulphur has been recognized as the McNeese 2019 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year.

Anthony works in the Community Services and Outreach Office, which oversees the early admissions and dual enrollment programs for high school students.

Ashley Hesnor of Ville Platte is the other finalist. She works in the Recreational Sports Complex/Intramurals Office.

McNeese employs 545 students throughout the campus. The Student Employee of the Year program — sponsored by the National Student Employment Association and the Southern Association of Student Employment Administrators — recognizes students who demonstrate reliability, quality of work, initiative, professionalism and contributions, according to Derek Fontenot, student employment administrator.

The annual award is named in of honor the late Janet Delaine, who was a member of the Student Employee of the Year Committee and assistant director of financial aid at McNeese.

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