Nov 14, 2012 5:12 PM by Melissa Canone
The UL Lafayette Foundation honored distinguished donors at a reception held Tuesday night at the Petroleum Club of Lafayette.
The annual event recognizes donors who make gifts of $10,000 or more to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
In addition, the Foundation will commemorate 26 endowed gifts of $50,000 or more with plaques hung in the Hall of Honor in Martin Hall on UL Lafayette's campus. These endowments added to the Hall of Honor have a combined value of more than $4.1 million:
Frank and Jessie Mosing Endowed Engineering Student Career Development Center; American Institute of Architects South Louisiana Endowed Scholarship;
Ken and Dave and Jill Ardoin Endowed 1st Generation Business Scholarship; Maurice and Rosalie Bienvenu Memorial Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Education; Maurice and Rosalie Bienvenu Memorial Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Engineering;
Ira and Judith Dearing Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Business; Delhomme LeBlanc and Associates, LLC Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Accounting; J.E. Fike Memorial Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Accounting; Cabot Corporation Endowed Chemical Engineering Scholarship; Charles J. D. Gerrets, III Memorial Endowed Business Administration Scholarship;
Chevron Endowed Petroleum Engineering Scholarship;
Lester J. Dunlap Louisiana Department of Insurance Scholarship; Merlin Oil and Gas Endowed Scholarship in Professional Land and Resource Management;
Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana 1st Generation Scholarship in Market and Sales; Beryl Shipley Mended Hearts Endowed Scholarship; Alex and Loretta Durand Theriot, Jr. Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Business; Yentzen Family Endowed 1st Generation Scholarship in Business; Honeywell Endowed Scholarship; Philip and Cheryl Burguieres Fund; Roger D. and Evelyn Linder Endowed Geology Fund; Bill Paine Lafayette Geological Society Faculty Development Fund; Petroleum Engineering Endowed Fleur-de-Lis Fund; Paul Callais Memorial Endowed Professorship in Economics and Finance II;
Marc and Alcide Judice of Judice Inn Endowed Professorship in Business; Mr. and Mrs. E. P. "Pat" Nalley Endowed Professorship in Business Administration; and Connie Roque Steward Endowed Professorship in Business Administration.
Endowed gifts generate funds in perpetuity. The principal is invested; only earned income is spent.
For more information about giving opportunities, contact the UL Lafayette Foundation at (337) 482-0700 or go to its website, ullafayettefoundation.org