Natchitoches businessman and long-time supporter Shawn Daily returned a portion of dollars he earned as holder of the Charles Ragus Chair in Business at Northwestern State University by donating it back to the NSU Foundation to support the Shawn and Linnye Daily Endowed Scholarship, along with a portion to support the Columns Fund. Daily, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Natchitoches, created his named scholarship for students majoring in business, finance, accounting, marketing or related fields. Daily has taught classes in NSU’s School of Business for many years and supported many university events. Mr. and Mrs. Daily are long-time platinum underwriters of the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Society and supported NSU’s two main spring fund raisers, Flavor of Louisiana and the Dragon Boat Races. He has also served as chapter advisor and financial advisor to NSU’s Beta Omicron chapter of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. From left are Director of Development Jill Bankston, CFRE; Daily and Assistant Director of Donor Relations Erin Dupree.
From left are Director of Development Jill Bankston, CFRE; Daily and Assistant Director of Donor Relations Erin Dupree.