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GBR SHRM Awards Scholarships

    December 2, 2016

    GBR SHRM awarded two (2) $1,000 scholarships to Katherine Key of Louisiana State University and Kevin Carter of Southern University. Scholarships were awarded at the GBR SHRM Monthly Chapter Meeting on Thursday, November  17, 2016 at Boudreaux’s.  We are proud to see such bright students as the future of the HR Profession.


    Katherine Key has been involved with SHRM at LSU since September 2016 and has been a national SHRM member since October 2016. In addition to belonging to the Honor’s College and consistently appearing on the President’s List or Dean’s List, she is an esteemed 2016-2017 Rucks Fellow – an honor bestowed to the top 10 graduating seniors in the management curriculum at LSU. Her accomplishments stretch beyond campus as well – she has interned at Target as an Executive Team Leader in Human Resources (Summer 2015) and Logistics (Summer 2016).


    Kevin Carter is an emerging HR leader with excellent communication, leadership and critical thinking skills. Kevin received his Bachelor’s degree with honors in Human Nutrition and Dietetics in July 2009 from Southern University and A&M College and will be receiving his Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources from Southern University in December 2016. As a practitioner, Kevin has spent the past six years at State Civil Service working in various roles within the Compensation Division.