Social Media Icons

Grambling State University offers condolences to tornado victims - Grambling student Kendra Butler and son Remington

Apr 25, 2019

Grambling State University President Rick Gallot offered heartfelt condolences to the family of Grambling alumnus and current student 35-year-old Kendra Butler and her 14-year-old son Remington who were both tragically lost in the tornadoes and severe storms in the Ruston area on the morning of April 25, 2019.

Kendra Butler was a 2012 graduate of Grambling State University and obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Leisure Studies and Therapeutic Recreation. She had come back to Grambling as a current student to obtain a Masters degree of Sports Administration, according to Grambling media relations officer Jovan Hackley.

Hackley said that Grambling State University is currently using every resource at its disposal to help all students affected by the tragedy, including offering 3 days of food and housing to students displaced by the storm.

The university is also doing everything in its power to help its sister college, Lousisiana Tech University in Ruston. President Gallot also encouraged all students to "support and look out for one another."

Recent Comments

tags

Accident (1) Air Show (2) Animals (1) Arkadelphia (5) Arkansas (164) ArkLaTex (4) Arlington (1) Arrest (1) Art (1) Arts (4) Ashdown (2) Atlanta (4) Award (15) Awards (3) Bank (4) Barksdale (3) Baseball (33) Basketball (3) BBQ (1) Bees (2) Book (1) Books (7) Bossier City (5) Bossier Parish (3) Bowie (1) Bowie County (26) Business (18) Camden (1) Cars (1) Carthage (2) Cass County (9) Cemetery (1) Chamber of Commerce (1) Christian (1) Christmas (2) Church (12) City Council (2) College (58) Congress (6) Coronavirus (4) County (1) Court (3) COVID-19 (5) Crime (19) Culture (1) Dance (2) De Kalb (4) De Queen (1) Degree (2) Dinosaur (1) Donate (1) Donation (1) Downtown (1) Drugs (3) Easter (1) Election (28) Elections (2) Event (54) Events (2) Exercise (2) Fashion (1) Fayetteville (3) FBC (2) Festival (2) Film (3) Fishing (3) Fitness (2) FNP (1) Food (12) Football (36) Foreman (1) Fouke (3) Frisco (1) Gardening (3) Genoa (1) Golf (2) Graduation (5) Grambling (1) Haughton (1) Health (23) Heath (1) History (1) Holiday (3) Homes (1) Hooks (3) Hope (41) Hot Springs (8) Hotel (1) Housing (1) Humor (1) Idabel (1) Jobs (2) Journalism (1) Judge (14) Kids (2) Kilgore (1) Lake Wright Patman (1) law (4) Leary (2) Liberty-Eylau (8) Linden-Kildare (1) Little River County (1) Little Rock (1) Lockesburg (1) Longview (1) Louisiana (11) Magnolia (1) Marriage (1) Maud (5) Mayor (1) Medical (1) Mena (1) Midland (1) Military (7) Minden (1) Monroe (1) Morris County (1) Mount Pleasant (1) Movie (3) Movies (3) Museum (2) Music (12) Nash (4) Natchitoches (1) Navy (1) New Boston (14) News (353) News Football (1) News Louisiana (1) Non-profit (2) Northeast Texas (11) Oklahoma (4) Opinion (38) Opnion (1) Paris (5) Playoffs (1) Pleasant Grove (35) Police (46) Politics (20) Radio (1) Red Lick (2) Red River (1) Redwater (4) Restaurant (4) Retail (1) Review (2) Roads (4) Rockwall (5) Ruston (1) Safety (1) SAU Tech (1) Scholarship (2) School (69) Scores (1) Sheriff (4) Sherman (2) Shreveport (5) Simms (1) Soccer (1) Southwest Arkansas (4) Sports (90) Spring Lake Park (2) Stage (1) Steak (1) Stephens (1) Storms (2) Taekwondo (1) TexAmericas (2) Texarkana (247) Texarkana College (4) Texarkana Twins (1) Texas (226) Texas High School (5) Thanksgiving (1) Tornado (1) Track (3) Travel (2) Trial (10) TV (2) Twins (1) TxDOT (1) Tyler (4) UA (1) UAHT (1) Video (5) Voting (15) Wake Village (3) War (1) Washington (1) Water (2) Weather (2) Website (1) Women (2)

Contact Form