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Monday, Jan. 27, 2020

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A new endowed scholarship at LSU Shreveport will honor fallen Shreveport police officers. The award will be open to full-time juniors and seniors majoring in criminal justice at LSUS. Preference will be given to family members of fallen Shreveport police officers, immediate family members in law enforcement, and students who have a family connection of any sort to law enforcement. Fundraising began after Sgt. Tim Prunty was killed in the line of duty in 2010. Since then, two other Shreveport police officers died tragically: Officer Thomas LaValley and Officer Chateri Payne. – Special to 318 Forum

LSU Scholarship

1) LSUS Chancellor Larry Clark, Cpl. Jason Frazier, Cpl. Marcus Mitchell, Deputy Chief Antwoine White, Cpl. Marcus Hines, Police Chief Ben Raymond, LSUS Foundation Executive Director Laura Perdue.

2) LSUS Chancellor Larry Clark and Cpl. Jason Frazier

The Provenance Community once again played host to the Catahoula Wine Mixer, which featured dozens of wines, food from local restaurants, and live music. There were multiple wine regions like Italy, France, California and Oceania, among others. El Cabo Verde, Whisk

Dessert Bar, Giuseppe’s Pastacaffe and others provided tasty bites at each location. – Mark Crawford

Catahoula Wine Mixer

3) Ann and Grant Nuckolls

4) Ginger and Joseph Collier

Dec. 3 marked Centenary College’s fifth consecutive participation in Giving Tuesday, a global day of online giving.This year, the college received over $140,000 in donations from 216 individual donors, including a generous $50,000 match from an anonymous donor.

Giving Tuesday

5) Centenary president Dr. Christopher L. Holoman (left) presents the first check of Giving Tuesday to Centenary vice president for development Fred Landry.

The BPCC Foundation established two new endowed scholarships with the receipt of a generous donor gift. The WoodmenLife Chapter 54 of Louisiana donated $60,000 to the BPCC Foundation to establish the WoodmenLife Chapter 54 of Louisiana Endowed Scholarship in Allied Health and the WoodmenLife Chapter 54 of Louisiana Endowed Scholarship in Business. Both scholarships will support students at Bossier Parish Community College in the division of science, nursing and allied health, and the division of business. – Mark Crawford

BPCC Foundation

6) BPCC Chancellor Rick Bateman, Mrs. Elizabeth Jordan, secretary, and Mr. Ted Hayes, trustee of the local chapter, 2019

University Veterinary Hospital has been named to the ninth annual LSU 100 list, which honors the fastest-growing LSU alumni-owned and alumni-led businesses. The LSU 100 honored Drs. Adam and Catherine Foret and the other recipients at the annual gala held at the L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge. The Forets, owners of University Veterinary Hospital, are graduates of the School of Veterinary Medicine at LSU. – Special to 318 Forum

University Veterinary Hospital

7) Dr. Catherine Foret and Dr. Adam Foret

8) Sally Foret, Dr. Adam Foret and Dr. Catherine Foret, and Kay Paine and Dr. Joe Paine


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