Reed Scholarship to be Awarded to Future Educators

Reed Scholarship to be Awarded to Future Educators

The daughters of Annie E. and Hoyt J. Reed have endowed a scholarship honoring their parents to be awarded to a Louisiana native junior or senior level or graduate students majoring in teacher education or educational leadership at Northwestern State University. Applicants for the Annie E. and Hoyt J. Reed Scholarship must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and work in a public school or institution of higher education in Louisiana.

Applicants should complete an online application form and attach a 250-word essay indicating teaching and personal goals in the field of education. Applications will be reviewed by the family-named scholarship committee and will be awarded for a maximum of two semesters at $500 per semester.

After graduating from Pleasant Hill High School and serving in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II, Dr. Hoyt Reed earned a baccalaureate degree in health and physical education in 1948. As a student, he was a member of the varsity baseball and basketball teams. He began his career as a basketball coach at Pleasant Hill High School, and then became the youngest principal in Natchitoches Parish at Marthaville High School. He later worked for the Louisiana Department of Education before returning to Northwestern State as an administrator and faculty member.


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