Lee High School’s Tamara Kay Fluker was named the recipient of the first Randy Dale Lamana Memorial Scholarship.
The announcement came during East Baton Rouge Parish School Board’s April 16 meeting, which was held on the one-year anniversary of Lamana’s death. The announcement was made by representatives of the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System and members of Lamana’s family. Lamana represented District 11 on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board and was the owner of Three B Services.
Fluker has a 3.6 grade-point average and plans to attend Southern University.
She is a member of the Beta Club and is taking college courses to help prepare her to become a nurse.
She serves as a senior library aide in the Lee High Library and Media Center. She is active in her church, Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church where she is a member of the hospitality committee, a volunteer nursery worker and a member of the choir.
She was selected to participate in the Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response Program and has interned with the Big Buddy Program. She is a debutante with the Nu Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha.
There were 29 applicants representing eight high schools in this first year of the scholarship.