Annual Student Athlete Scholarship Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Northwestern Community
Lott Oil Company is excited to announce Waylon Washington as the 2020 Recipient of the annual Luther W. Lott Sr. Memorial Scholarship. The Annual Luther W. Lott Sr. Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship established by the Lott family for a full-time NSU student who is an exemplary member of the Northwestern State University Community and a dependent of a Lott Oil Employee. Waylon’s father, Martin Washington, is a six-year employee of Lott Oil’s Natchitoches facility.
A Junior Communications major and member of the Demon Football Team, Waylon is a transfer from Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, Minnesota where he received multiple academic and athletic awards including Dean’s List in 2018 and All-Conference Defensive Back in 2019. He was a member of the 2019-20 Elite Team selected by the Minnesota College Athletic Conference. According to the Red River Parish Journal, the MCAC conference stated, “The Elite Team award recognizes student-athletes who combined outstanding academic and athletic performance through the 2019-20 season. Honorees must have earned MCAC All-Academic as well as All-Division, All-Conference, All-Region and/or All-American honors. There were a total of 117 athletes who earned this prestigious award.”
A graduate of Red River High School in Coushatta, Waylon is actively involved in the Natchitoches community as a volunteer with Feed My Starving Children and Chris Waddell Day.
The Luther W. Lott Sr. Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship established by the Lott family for a full-time NSU student who is the dependent of a Lott Oil employee. Waylon’s father, Martin Washington, is a six-year employee of Lott Oil’s Natchitoches facility.
About Lott Oil
Founded in 1965 and headquartered in Natchitoches, Louisiana, Lott Oil is a regional leader in fuels, lubricants, and related products and services for industrial, commercial fleet, automotive, and retail customers throughout Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. Winner of the Chevron Regal Award and the Exxon Mobil Circle of Excellence Award, Lott Oil is a trusted leader in the national oil and gas industry.
For information on supporting student scholarships through the NSU Foundation call the Foundation at 318.357.4414.