A+ Scholarship Award 2012:
This year’s A+ Scholarship for the Department of Languages and Literature was awarded to Kelia Dufrene. Kelia graduated from John Curtis High School in May 2012 with a 3.5 gpa, and is currently majoring in English Education. The A+ Scholarship amounts to $250/semester for four semesters. This year, the department raised enough money that, for the fall 2013 scholarship drive, we will award two scholarships.
A+ Scholarship Award 2013:
This year’s A+ Scholarship for the Department of Languages and Literature was awarded to Jazmin Burns and Hailey Verdun. Jazmin and Hailey are both English majors. The A+ Scholarship amounts to $250/ semester for four semesters for both scholarship recipients.
Who’s Who 2013:
The Languages and Literature Department is pleased to announce that it has two students that have been selected to be included in the 2013-2014 Edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges. Congratulations to Clyde Acosta and Brandon Naquin.
Honors Banquet ~ Spring 2013:
Each spring, the Department of Languages and Literature honors its outstanding students at the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Convocation Banquet. In May 2013 the following awards were presented at the banquet. We extend a special “thank you” and congratulations to all recipients and presenters.
Outstanding Graduate in English – Mr. Gavin Johnson
Outstanding Graduate in English – Ms. Sandi Lirette
Outstanding Graduate in English – Ms. Amanda Voisin
Outstanding Graduate in Creative Writing ~ Fiction – Ms. Jessi Suire
Outstanding Graduate in Creative Writing – Mr. Andre St. Romain
Outstanding Graduate in Creative Writing ~ Poetry – Mr. Anthony Plaisance
Outstanding Graduate in Rhetoric and Professional Writing – Ms. Sarah Hickman
Outstanding Graduate in Rhetoric and Professional Writing – Mr. Joseph Bennett
Outstanding Achievement in Creative Writing – Ms. Susan Price
Outstanding Achievement in Film Studies – Mr. Brock Thibodaux
Sonny Norris Book Award – Mr. Jacob Williams
Sonny Norris Book Award – Ms. Tamika Smith
Academic Excellence in French by a Graduating Senior – Mr. David Guidry
Academic Excellence in Spanish – Mr. Alvin “AJ” Barrilleaux
Academic Excellence in Spanish – Ms. Shannon Leblanc
The department’s majors and minors are encouraged to apply for local, state and national scholarships offered by professional organizations. Other scholarships are available through the Financial Aid office.