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LSU track and field athlete Jackson Martingayle has been named the Southeastern Conference H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2022-23 academic year. The H. Boyd McWhorter Award is the highest academic honor earned by a student-athlete in the SEC.
Jackson Martingayle of Virginia Beach, Virginia, is an LSU Ogden Honors College student who will graduate with a degree in natural resource ecology and management and a minor in Spanish. While at LSU, Martingayle balanced being a student-athlete and involved student, experiencing growth and self-discovery.
Avery Hebert of Erath, Louisiana, has been chosen to represent the LSU Tiger Twelve Class of 2023. The recognition in LSU Tiger Twelve has been an aspiration for Hebert since her first year at LSU and has fueled her drive to become deeply involved on campus and in the community.