Allen Latour, son of David and Arlene Latour of Carencro, is the Outstanding Graduate for the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration. The management information systems major has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his college career. Latour is also a member of the UL Honors Program.

He’s the recipient of the UL Centennial Scholarship, the Valedictorian Scholarship and the Mr. and Mrs. J. Wesley Steen Scholarship.

Latour has been on the President’s List and the Dean’s List. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society and received an invitation to join Phi Beta Delta Honors Society.

He is a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, where he serves as vice president and treasurer.

Latour is active in the St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church community. He is an Extraordinary Minister and the Altar Server Coordinator.

He works as an assistant manager at Carencro Feed Supply and also works in UL’s Academic Success Center.

Upon graduation, he plans to pursue an MBA. He eventually wants to obtain a job in the networking or database administration field, with the possibility of teaching on a college level.

A total of eight students will be honored as the UL Alumni Association’s Outstanding Graduates from their respective academic colleges. Each semester deans from the eight academic colleges nominate a student as an Outstanding Graduate based on leadership, scholarship and service. A selection committee with the Alumni Association interviews each candidate and selects one for the overall award.

The overall winner will be announced during the General Assembly Commencement on May 14 at the Cajundome. The event starts at 9 AM.


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