Receiving the second annual Lloyd F. “Big D” deGeneres Memorial Scholarship is Gabi Stafford, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rusty Stafford. Gabi will be a 2017 Denham Springs High School graduate. She plans to attend Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, where she will major in elementary education. The $1,000 scholarship honors Big D, who was a teacher, coach, and assistant principal at DSHS for 45 years. Pictured at the scholarship presentation are (from left) Mrs. Kathy deGeneres, Denham Springs High Principal Kelly Jones and Gabi Stafford.

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