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CCACSA Student-Athletes of the Month - November 2018

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BATON ROUGE, La. –The LSU Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes (CCACSA) recognizes six athletes for their scholastic and community achievements each month. Five student-athletes are chosen based on their commitment to academic success, while the Life Skills honoree is selected for their devotion to volunteerism and service to the community.

 

Here are the November 2018 CCASA's staff Student-Athletes of the month:

 

•    Hannah Bourque, Sr., Women’s Track& Field, Youngsville, Louisiana (Major: Kinesiology)

 

Nominator - Academic Advisor John Parham: “Hannah has shown persistence and academic prowess through her determination and work ethic in the classroom. As her advisor, I am beyond proud of her and her devotion to academics.”

 

•    Mary Frances Chauvin, So., Women’s Golf, Hammond, Louisiana (Major: Journalism)

 

Nominator - Assistant Director Kirstin DeFusco: “I am so proud of Mary for all of her accomplishments, specifically in the classroom. She has worked hard and has grown so much since her freshman year; I have enjoyed watching her progression.”

 

•    Kenan Jones, Fr., Football, Berwick, Louisiana (Major: Undecided)

 

Nominator - Manager of Student Learning Carli Faulkner: “Kenan has excelled tremendously in all of his classes. He takes his academics seriously and continues to work hard in and out of the classroom. He is adamant about his school work and attaining a good GPA and does everything in his power to accomplish his goals."

 

•    Tiger Scheyd, Sr., Football, Miramar Beach, Florida (Major: Management- Entrepreneurship)

 

Nominator - Associate Director Jason Shaw: “Tiger is the definition of a model student-athlete. Through his time at LSU, he has experienced success both in the classroom and on the field. It has truly been a pleasure working with him and witnessing his work ethic and drive.”

 

•   Josh Smith, Jr., Baseball, Greenwell Springs, Louisiana (Major: General Business)

 

Nominator - Assistant Director Kirstin DeFusco: “Josh is a great example of a student-athlete. His strengths in the classroom include his consistency and his innate drive to better himself. He is also a great role model for the younger players, offering advice and encouraging them to make good choices.”

 

•    Life Skills: Lexi Daniels, So., Women’s Swimming and Diving, Chesterfield, Missouri (Major: Kinesiology)

 

Nominator - Manager of the Shaquille O’Neal Life Skills Program Brenton Sumler: “Lexi has shown a commitment to volunteerism and the community by participating in community service events such as Boo at the Zoo, Bingo at Southside Gardens and Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge, Lexi is more than deserving of this honor.”

 

Accountability – Commitment – Success – Integrity – Diversity – Teamwork – Service – Education

It is through living the values of the Total Team Commitment 2017-2022, particularly education, academic success, and service to the community that six student-athletes are recognized as Cox Communications Academic Center Student-Athlete of the month. These values are fundamental to the growth and development of our student-athletes as they enter to learn, then leave to serve.

The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes is a 54,000 square-foot facility comprised of teams for academic affairs, student affairs and information technology, who annually serve more than 500 student-athletes. The purpose of the CCACSA is to provide an all-inclusive, student-centered support structure for all student-athletes from matriculation, through graduation, and life beyond.

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