A news release from the Governor’s office identifies them as Robert LeGrande from Coushatta and Jacob Ellis from Natchitoches. They were named to the Lamar Governor’s Fellowship Program by Governor John Bel Edwards recently.
Coushatta native Robert “Yancy” LeGrande will work with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Yancy is a sophomore at Louisiana State University. He is majoring in economics. Yancy served as president of the LSU Colony of Sigma Chi. He also served as a counselor for Louisiana Boys State and volunteers at the Children’s Museum, Habitat for Humanity and Big Buddy.
Jacob Ellis is from Natchitoches. He was named to Alcohol and Tobacco Control.
Jacob is a junior at Northwestern State University. Jacob majors in business administration with a concentration in marketing and is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. He is SGA President, Sargent at Arms for Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, and a student member of the Natchitoches Parish Chamber of Commerce.
A total of 13 students were named to the Fellowship Program and will work in various departments of Louisiana government.