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SUBR students awarded scholarships from local foundation - Friday, November 30, 2012

Pictured are (left to right ) academic advisor/adjunct faculty and Camelot Scholarship Foundation executive secretary Jil Vaughn-Massucco; Camelot Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors president, J.W. Vaughn; scholarship recipients LaJamie Ferguson; Leroy Hunter III; Tevin Moore; Ernest Sip; Joshua Banks; Faith Barefield; Freddie Ward; Tonyea McCaleb; Travante' Johnson; Ricky Robinson; Carla Reed; Camelot board member, Ernest Stephens; University College dean, Dana Carpenter; and assistant professor, chair, Rita Hill.

The Camelot Scholarship Foundation of Baton Rouge recently awarded scholarships to several Southern University Baton Rouge students who are high academic achievers and in financial need.

Metro Councilman Rodney "Smokie" Bourgeois presented the scholarships during Camelot's most recent community fundraising gala. Camelot Board President J.W. Vaughn met with the students to receive scholarships from a $25,000 grant.

Scholarship recipients were recognized and received their stipends on November 30, 2012, during a presentation in W.W. Stewart Hall.

Students receiving scholarships included Joshua Banks, Faith Lyn Barefield, LaJamie Ferguson, Leroy Hunter III, Trevante' Johnson, Tonyea McCaleb, Tevin Moore, Tyrah Phillips, Carla ReShea Reed, Ricky Robinson, Ernest Sip, and Freddie Darnisha Ward.