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  • LSU establishes legacy scholarship program

    October 23, 2016 2:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As part of an effort to reconnect the LSU family, the LSU Board of Supervisors has approved the Louisiana Tiger Legacy Scholarship Program, which will begin with the summer/fall 2017 incoming class. The academic, merit-based scholarship will be awarded to incoming, full-time, Louisiana resident freshman or transfer... more »
  • UL offers scholarship to 14-year-old who hasn't started high school

    June 2, 2016 12:27 PM

    LAFAYETTE - A 14-year-old who has yet to play a single down of high school football has already been offered a scholarship to University of Louisiana at Lafayette, according to a Mississippi newspaper. However, NCAA rules prevent UL coach Mark Hudspeth from speaking publicly about a recruit. A UL... more »
  • LSU and LCTCS to sign transfer agreement

    May 25, 2016 5:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A signing ceremony will be held to announce an LSU and Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) transfer agreement and Honors Promise Scholarship between the two colleges. LCTCS and LSU are aiming to provide more opportunities to Louisiana residents and transfer students who want to pursue a... more »
  • Brusly High honors teacher who disappeared without a trace Play Video

    April 12, 2016 12:30 AM

    BRUSLY - It has been nearly 5 years since Sylviane Lozada went missing. She was a foreign language teacher at Brusly High School. Her family there continues to raise money for a scholarship in her honor. Monday was the 5th annual Foreign Language Scholarship Softball Game at Brusly High. All... more »
  • Modest changes proposed to Louisiana TOPS tuition program Play Video

    April 7, 2016 3:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers looking for ways to control the ballooning price tag of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program are advancing modest cost-containment proposals. They have shelved, at least for now, more sweeping proposals to change who can receive the tuition aid. The Senate Education Committee on Thursday backed... more »
  • How will lawmakers curb TOPS spending? Play Video

    April 6, 2016 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The House Education Committee met Wednesday to feel out plans to curb TOPS spending. Lawmakers tossed out some ideas but didn’t agree on any one plan. One proposal would raise the minimum grade point average requirement from 2.3 to 2.5. Another plan would require students to... more »
  • New TOPS data shows who received tuition aid over 10 years

    October 29, 2015 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The latest data has been released about students who receive state-financed tuition from the TOPS program. The study, presented Wednesday to the Board of Regents, shows students who start college with the free tuition aid graduate at higher rates than students without TOPS. Awards from the program, which... more »
  • Southern University Jaguar Jamboree Play Video

    October 1, 2015 10:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Southern University's alumni federation, "Home Chapter," is getting ready to hold their annual "Jaguar Jamboree" Scholarship and Alumni Recruitment Event. This year's jamboree will feature an evening of live music, food, fun and prizes. The event raises scholarship funds for incoming students that need financial assistance. It also... more »
  • Parents prepare for school voucher deadline Play Video

    January 14, 2015 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parents preparing to apply for state education vouchers for their children next year told News 2 getting one is like winning the lottery. "My kids' attitudes, they have great personalities now," said Ruby Moberly, mom of four. "[They] were in the [East Baton Rouge Parish] school... more »
  • Man arrested for stealing from girl's memorial fund

    September 3, 2014 3:37 PM

    SLIDELL - Sheriff's deputies in St. Tammany Parish arrested a Mississippi man accused of stealing more than $4,000 from a scholarship fund set up to honor a student who died in a car crash in March. After four days of searching last March, the body of Northshore High School... more »
  • Increase in vouchers raises questions Play Video

    July 15, 2014 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - This upcoming school year nearly 7,000 students will use vouchers to attend private schools paid for by the state and your tax dollars. The program was originally set up to provide options for low-income families as an opportunity for kids in failing schools to attend a... more »
  • George Rodrigue's legacy lives on in scholarship program Play Video

    July 10, 2014 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts awarded $50,000 in scholarships to 21 finalists from around Louisiana in the 5th Annual Art Contest themed, "Louisiana's Natural Beauty." The artwork of the 21 finalists is on display at the Shaw Center for the Arts in Baton Rouge... more »
  • New restrictions on Tulane scholarships killed

    May 21, 2014 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A legislative committee has derailed efforts to put new restrictions on Tulane University scholarships given out by legislators. The House and Governmental Affairs Committee killed the proposal by Baton Rouge Senator Dan Claitor Wednesday. The bill would have banned lawmakers from giving the scholarships to... more »
  • APSO awards new academic scholarship

    May 8, 2014 11:19 AM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that they have selected two recipients for a new academic scholarship. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley established the scholarship fund in honor Dawn Shivers, a retired employee of APSO who passed away last year after a long battle with cancer.... more »
  • Big Buddy Burger Bash - A meal with all the fixin's

    February 17, 2014 9:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The 24th Big Buddy Burger Bash is on Wednesday, so some representatives dropped by 2une in Monday to talk about the event. For just $10, you can get a full meal, including a burger with "all the fixin's", chips, ice cream and a drink. All proceeds... more »
  • MLK Leadership Awards to honor late Rev. T.J. Jemison Play Video

    January 9, 2014 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Marvin Anderson joined JP on 2une In Thursday to discuss the MLK Leadership Awards and Scholarship Gala 2014, coming up on Monday, Jan. 20th. The event was born out of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream to fulfill hope on a local, communal and global front and... more »
  • Hero, boys reunite at swim practice Play Video

    July 25, 2013 10:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After a News 2 story spotlighted a man who saved two boys from drowning, the Capital City YMCA felt inspired to give Trevez Tanzy, 12, and Carlton Johnson, 13, a second chance at facing their fears. "Next time they come around water they don't have that... more »
  • Nearly 8,000 students offered vouchers Play Video

    May 1, 2013 3:03 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - State education officials said nearly 8,000 students have been offered vouchers to attend private schools for the next school year, despite an ongoing court battle over funding for the program. State Superintendent of Schools John White said the total is 3,000 more than last year's enrollment... more »
  • Possible cap on TOPS Scholarship Play Video

    April 4, 2013 6:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While college students are enjoying Spring Break, state lawmakers are crunching numbers for the upcoming school year, thinking of ways to help the higher education institutions become financially independent. "Currently Louisiana is one of only three states where you have to come to the state legislature... more »
  • State accepting school voucher applications

    February 13, 2013 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Applications are available for the Louisiana Scholarship Program for the 2013 - 2014 school year. Last year, more than 10,000 students applied for the controversial program. State Superintendent John White says they were only able to accommodate nearly 5,000 of those students and "that means we... more »

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