SU students receive Camelot Scholarship Foundation funds

The Camelot Scholarship Foundation of Baton Rouge recently awarded scholarships to several Southern University 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 during a presentation in W.W. Stewart Hall. 


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

For information on scholarship eligibility criteria and grants from the Camelot Scholarship Foundation, you may contact the board president at:





From left to right are: Academic Advisor/Adjunct Faculty & Camelot Scholarship Foundation Executive Secretary, Jil Vaughn-Massucco; Camelot Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors President, J.W. Vaughn;  LaJamie  Ferguson; Leroy Hunter III;  Tevin Moore; Ernest Sip; Joshua Banks; Faith Barefield; Freddie Ward; Tonyea McCaleb; Travanté  Johnson; Ricky Robinson; Carla Reed; Camelot Board Member, Ernest Stephens; University College Dean, Dr. Dana Carpenter; and Assistant Professor, Chair, and Organizer, Rita Hill. Recipient, Tyrah Phillips (not pictured).

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