New Teacher Education Scholarship to honor long-time educator

July 14th, 2008

Pineville, LA…Louisiana College Office of Institutional Advancement announces the founding of the Roy A. Boone Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship by the family and friends of long-time educator and retired principal, Mr. Roy A. Boone, Jr.  The scholarship was established to honor Boone for his more than forty years of service in the Rapides Parish School System, and for his continued interest in the education of area students even after his retirement and throughout his lifetime.  In addition to working in the public school system, Boone was involved with young people as a referee, officiating high school and collegiate basketball for more than thirty years. Boone was a 1950 graduate of Louisiana College.    

Anyone wishing to contribute to this memorial scholarship is asked to forward their donation to:   Roy A. Boone Memorial Teacher Education Scholarship, c/o Department of Institutional Advancement, Louisiana College, P.O. Box 587, Pineville 71359-0587.  Funds from this scholarship will be available to a qualifying Louisiana College student starting in the fall 2008 semester.