ADHA Institute for Oral Health’s Wilma Motley Scholarship
A scholarship for $1,000.00 was awarded to senior dental hygiene student Bailey Wilson.
The following students received the 2016 Baldridge Scholarship
for their outstanding academic achievements in
2015-2016. Five scholarships
in the amount of $500.00 are awarded in each class to the students with
the highest overall GPA. The first-year dental
students are selected on undergraduate GPA and
performance on the DAT examination.
Dental 1 – Thomas Beckstrom, Alli Blanchard, Emily Guarisco, Diana Huynn,
Dental 2 – Davis Beard, Jacob Ellender, Aubrey Exnicios, Daniel Gonzales,
Camille Green, Ashley Habetz, Brooks Hummel, Skyler Vaughn
Dental 3 – Hollis Clark, Seth DeJean, Jonathan Doucet, Mary Laborde, Corey Romero
Dental 4 – Kaitlyn Ducote, Leon Flettrich, Craig Murphy, Thuy Nguyen, Hailee Rask
Delta Dental of Arkansas Scholarship
Stephanie Grise, William McCormick, Kelsey Nutt are the recipients of the Delta Dental of Arkansas Scholarship. This award, in the amount of $500.00, honors fourth-year dental students from Arkansas for high academic achievement.
Pierre Fauchard Scholarship
Dental school faculty members of the Pierre Fauchard Academy select the recipient of this $1,000.00 award. The 2016 recipient is Jonathan Doucet, D3.
Tracy Helm Scholarship
Senior dental hygiene student Ashley Sturdivant received the 2017 Tracy Helm Scholarship in Dental Hygiene, in the amount of $1,800.00. The scholarships honors a senior dental hygiene student who is outgoing, kind, and considerate of her faculty, fellow students, and patients.
James E. Hargrove DDS Scholarship
Established by Dr. J. Eryk Hargrove, LSUSD '08, this scholarship is presented to a first-year dental student. It awards $500 for each year of dental school. The recipients are Davis Beard (D2), Aimee Dupree (D3), and Brian Chisholm (D4).
Hotel Dieu Medical and Dental Staff
Scholarship in Dentistry
recipient of the Hotel Dieu Medical and Dental
Staff Scholarship in Dentistry is Lindi Perkins.
The scholarship, in the amount of $500.00, honors a fourth-year dental
student who has demonstrated outstanding
scholarship, leadership, and professionalism for
the first three years of dental school.
C. Edmund Kells
Society Student Scholar Award
Selection of junior dental students is based on
professional integrity, professional judgment,
leadership skills, clinical skills, academic
acumen, and participation in extracurricular
activities. These two individuals are looked upon
by their Kells Society classmates as exceptional
student dentists and exceptional individuals.
This year’s student scholar recipients are Kathleen Adley and Caroline Sikes. Each award includes a check in the amount of $300.00.
John Lapeze Scholarship
Thien Tran, DLT junior student, was awarded the 2016-2017 Lapeze Scholarship in the amount of $500.00.
Louisiana Dental Laboratory Association, Dr. Raymond Schiele Educational Scholarship
Brett Perkins, DLT junior, received the scholarship, in the maount of $500.00, awarded by LDLA in August 2016
Heather Badeaux is the recipient of the Dr. William S. Kramer Award of
Excellence established by the OKU Supreme
Chapter in 1986.The purpose of this award, in the amount of $400.00, is to
recognize a rising junior dental student at each
Component Chapter School who has demonstrated
scholarship, character, and the potential
promise for the advancement of dentistry and
service to humanity as shown by Dr. Kramer’s
dedication to his profession, his specialty, and
the principles and ideals of Omicron Kappa
Each year Theta Kappa Chapter presents two
scholarships for academic
excellence to senior dental students. The
scholarships are based on the students’ academic
excellence, leadership, professionalism, and
service. The Randolph Malloy/OKU Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Malloy, a faculty member in
oral surgery who lead the construction of the
school in Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina
and coordinated the return back to New Orleans
in 2007. The 2015 recipient
is Sarah George. The Robert B. Brannon/OKU Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Brannon, a beloved professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The 2015 recipient is Sumei Sharma.
James L. Rodriguez Rodgers
& Betty Rodgers Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide
assistance and encouragement to worthy dental
students who have completed the LSUSD Summer
Enrichment Program. The program encourages
under-represented minority students and students
from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue a
career in dentistry. Dr. James Rodgers is
a 1976 LSUSD graduate. Students receive $200.00
for each of their four years of dental school.
D1 – Seaira-Myangel Miles, Tami Nguyen, Tariq Swati
D2 - Grace Bernhard, Trang Le, Kimberly Truong
D3 - Lauren Roberts
Ashlon Albert, Candice St. Etienne, Jessica Wilkins
William F. Toler Memorial Scholarship
Jonathan Doucet, third-year dental student, is
the recipient of the Toler Memorial Scholarship
for 2016. This scholarship honors a third-year dental student who has shown
outstanding academic ability throughout the
first two years of school and has earned a high
opinion within the dental school community for
scholarship, leadership and citizenship, and
Grace Voigt Scholarship
The Grace Voigt Scholarship honors
second-, third-, and fourth-year dental students
who have demonstrated outstanding leadership,
concern for fellow students and patients, high
ethical standards, and dedication to the
profession of dentistry. The 2015 recipients are
Emily Allen, D2; Trace Favre D3;
and Stephanie Grise, D4.