Natchitoches native receives scholarship

State Rep. Kenny Cox presented a $500 scholarship to La’Kyn Besant Aug. 11. Besant, a Natchitoches native and NSU student, graduated from Natchitoches Central High School. Cox received the scholarship money from the Legislative Black Caucus and chose to give to to Besant because she chose to stay in Natchitoches to further her education. NSU is Cox’s alma mater.