Two SULC seniors, Hannah Honeycutt and Lamar Gardner, have been named recipients of the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation scholarship. The scholarship is awarded in the spring semester to an upper-class student on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, community service and exemplary character. This scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Baton Rouge Bar Association, Inc., and the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation.
Gardner, a native of Corinth, Mississippi, received his B.A. in political science from Mississippi State University and a Master in Public Administration (with a concentration in Public Policy) from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. While at SULC, Gardner interned with the Lazard and Battiste Law Firm and the Cold Case Justice Initiative and currently serves as the law clerk to Judge Tarvald Anthony Smith in Baton Rouge City Court. He is the 2016-2017 Editor-in-Chief of the Southern University Law Review. After graduation Gardner will sit for the Georgia Bar Examination.
Honeycutt is a native of Baton Rouge and a graduate of Louisiana State University. Prior to pursuing her J.D., Ms. Honeycutt was a member of the LSU Golden Girls and New Orleans Saintsations. During her time in law school Ms. Honeycutt has served as the Editor-in-Chief and the Executive Editor for the Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty, the President and the Recruitment Chair for Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and a member of their Society of Scholars, and is currently the Vice President of the Maritime Law Society. After graduation Ms. Honeycutt plans to take the Louisiana bar and practice personal injury and class action at Fayard & Honeycutt in Denham Springs.