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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Two SLHS students awarded inaugural Boo Legendre Memorial Scholarships

Two SLHS students awarded inaugural Boo Legendre Memorial Scholarships

South Lafourche High School students Dakota Fullilove and Laney Boura were each awarded an inaugural Boo Legendre Memorial Scholarship.

After Boo’s unexpected passing in July 2015, his wife Addy and daughters Angelique and Angelle decided they wanted to do a scholarship in his memory. The Legendre family decided to do two $1,000 scholarships to students at South Lafourche High School.

In the scholarship application, several questions were listed in order to help ascertain candidates who shared similar qualities with Boo.

In Dakota’s application, he answered the question, “What would you do if you were given $1 million tomorrow” by saying he would buy a house for his mom and take care of her. This response, along with several of his other answers made him a stand out choice.

In Laney’s application, she said that she enjoyed telling stories and making people laugh, which is something Boo excelled at. She also said that Living Like Boo means being your kindest and happiest self to any and everyone, which is exactly what Boo did.

Laney’s scholarship, which was dedicated for a SLHS cheer leader, was matched with a $1,000 donation from cheer coach Abby Jalbert.

Congratulations to both recipients on being the very first recipients of the Boo Legendre Memorial Scholarship.

The Legendre family looks forward to providing scholarship opportunities to students in the future.


Pictured is Dakota Fullilove, Addy Legendre and Laney Boura.