Rucks Fellows

The 2017-2018 Rucks Fellows are (left to right): Lucy Simon, Andrew Broussard, Sarah Stalnaker, Ashlee Huval, Mallory Guillot, Chris-Annie Joseph, Diana Chern, Madison Stein and Amanda Laliberte. Not pictured is Heather Adams.

The Rucks Department of Management at LSU’s E.J. Ourso College of Business has announced Chris-Annie Joseph, of Baton Rouge, as one of its Class of 2017-18 Rucks fellows.

The other fellows are Heather Adams, of Germantown, Tennessee; Andrew Broussard, of Abbeville; Diana Chern, of Harvey; Mallory Guillot and Ashlee Huval, both of Covington; Amanda Laliberte, of Belle Chasse; Lucy Simon, of New Orleans; Sarah Stalnaker, of Shreveport; and Madison Stein, of LaPlace.

Ten students are recognized every year as Rucks fellows through a gift from William W. and Catherine M. Rucks. To qualify, a senior management major must have a GPA in the top 10 of all graduating seniors in the management curriculum, a news release said. Chosen by faculty, Rucks fellows receive opportunities including the chance to meet with faculty and business leaders at special events, preferential enrollment in management courses and recognition during graduation.

Joseph is majoring in management with a concentration in human resources. She serves as financial secretary for the National Association of Black Accountants, vice president of merit for the Society of Human Resource Management and president of the Bridge Campus Ministry. Joseph is employed in the human resources office of the Department of Children and Family Services.

Adams will graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in management and hopes to gain experience as a restaurant manager before eventually acquiring her own restaurant.

Broussard is a management major with a concentration in entrepreneurship and plans to pursue an MBA after graduation.

Chern is a management major with a concentration in human resources and plans to join Amazon’s human resources team after graduation.

Guillot will graduate this December with a bachelor’s degree in management and minor in French, with future plans to attend LSU’s law school.

Huval is a management major with a concentration in human resources and plans a career in human resources after graduation.

Laliberte, who is a pursuing a degree in management with a concentration in general management, plans to begin law school next fall.

Simon is a double major in business management and psychology, as well as a dual minor in leadership development and French.

Stalnaker is a management major with a concentration in human resources who plans to pursue an MBA and a career in human resources after graduation.