Zachary student wins LSU scholarship _lowres

Photo provided by Crystal Evans -- Annisia Osborne, senior admissions counselor at LSU, left, presents the President’s Alumni Scholars Award to Bailey Dixon, of Zachary.

Bailey Dixon, of Zachary, has received the LSU President’s Alumni Scholars Award, given to the top 10 entering freshmen with a competitive ACT or SAT writing score submitted to LSU.

Dixon recently graduated from the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches.

Scholarship winners had to write an essay, submit a résumé and participate in an interview with a faculty panel.

The award covers the full cost of attendance for four years; a $2,000 study abroad stipend; and $1,550 per year to earn through the President’s Future Leaders in Research Program, according to a news release.