Scholarships 2009-2010

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Scholarship Recipients, 2012-2013

ADA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award
Second-year student Ariel Brown was one of 25 dental students selected nationally for the 2013 ADA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Award in the amount of $2,500. The purpose of the scholarship is to help predoctoral dental students defray a part of their professional education expenses. The goal of this program is to facilitate the education of academically gifted dental students. Each dental school was allowed to submit 2 applications.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Be in the second year of study
  • Possess a superior academic record
  • Submit a biographical sketch

ADEA/Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Preventive Dentistry Scholarship
Third-year dental student Eun-Chee Lee was one of 12 dental students selected nationally for the 2013 ADEA/Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Preventive Dentistry Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. The purpose of the scholarship is to support predoctoral dental students who have demonstrated academic excellence in preventive dentistry.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • A strong interest in preventive dentistry through personal activities and achievements
  • Possess a superior academic record.
  • Applicants were required to submit an essay on the insights the student gained from achievements and activities (research, community service, and program development) in preventive dentistry.

Baldridge Scholarship
The following students received the 2012 Baldridge Scholarship for their outstanding academic achievements in 2011-2012. 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.

D1:  Heather Brantley, Anh-Tuyet Dang, Elise King, Collin Miller, Caitlin Slade
D2:  Ryan Buller, Sarah George, Christy Stasney, Caroline Sikes,
Jefferson Twomley
D3:  Matthew Davis, Colten Ducote, William Jones, Eun-Chee Lee, Steve Nelson
D4:  Kristen Knecht, Christy Lottinger, Khanh Luong, Nick Maskas, Nicole Russo

Delta Dental of Arkansas Scholarship
Spencer Gordy and Sean Sebourn are the recipients of the Delta Dental of Arkansas Scholarship. This award, in the amount of $300.00, honors fourth-year dental students from Arkansas for high academic achievement.

J.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 2012 recipient is Jade Fontenot, who graduated from the LSUSD Dental Hygiene program in Lafayette in 2009, and spent three years as a hygienist before entering dental school. Continuing recipients from previous years are Lauren Hayden (D2) and Joshua Reaves (D3).

Tracy Helm Scholarship
Senior dental hygiene student Laurie Boudreaux received the 2013 Tracy Helm Scholarship in Dental Hygiene, in the amount of $1,200.00. The scholarships honors a senior dental hygiene student who is outgoing, kind and considerate of her faculty, fellow students, and patients.

Hotel Dieu Medical and Dental Staff Scholarship in Dentistry
The 2012 recipient of the Hotel Dieu Medical and Dental Staff Scholarship in Dentistry is Katie Evans. 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 Matthew Davis and Colten Ducote. Each award includes a check in the amount of $300.00.

Lakeside Dental Care Dental Hygiene Scholarship
Tara Thomas, senior dental hygiene student, was the recipient of a new $500.00 scholarship from Lakeside Dental Care and American Dental Partners of Louisiana, LLC. The second-year class had the opportunity to submit applications to Lakeside Dental Care to be considered for this scholarship.

LAMMICO Scholarship
First-year dental student Lindsey Richard has been awarded the merit scholarship presented each year by the Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO). The scholarship is awarded to a high-achieving student to help defray tuition and other expenses. A native of Arnaudville, Louisiana, Lindsey graduated from the University of Louisiana–Lafayette where she majored in biological sciences and served as president of the Pre-Professional Society. LAMMICO Director of Business Development Brian Glotflety and Business Development Manager Hamish Moudgil presented the award.

LAMMICO, founded in the 1980s, provides malpractice insurance for the dental and medical professions. Since 2000, the Metairie firm has awarded 36 scholarships, each in the amount of $6,000, to first-year dental and medical students at Louisiana schools. (July 24, 2012)

Presentation of the Lammico Scholarship, from left, Dean Henry Gremillion, Lindsey Richard, Brian Glotflety and Hamish Moudgil


John Lapeze Scholarship
Antonio Tanase, DLT junior, is the recipient of the 2012 John Lapeze Scholarship. This scholarship, selected by the dental laboratory technology department, honors a junior DLT student for technical aptitude, responsibility, leadership, citizenship, and academic achievement in the previous year.

Omicron Kappa Upsilon
Matthew Davis 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 Upsilon.

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 2013 recipient is Nickolas Maskas. The Robert B. Brannon/OKU Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Brannon, a beloved professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The 2013 recipient is Katie Evans.

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:  Collin Miller, Anastatia Simien, Timothy Tate
D2:  Yolanda Bell, Marcela Jolivette, Jessica Whiteside, Tosha Woods, Kathlene Zuniga

Grace Voigt Scholarship
The Grace Voigt Scholarship honors a second-, third-, and fourth-year dental student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, concern for fellow students and patients, high ethical standards, and dedication to the profession of dentistry. The 2012 recipients are Jeffrey Schott, D2; Rosalie Nguyen, D3; and Erica Hender, D4.


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