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Shining a Spotlight on the 2019 Leo W. Seal, Jr. Scholarship Recipients

May 31, 2019
Rudi Thompson
Rudi Thompson

At Hancock Whitney, our commitment to education and giving back has been part of our legacy for more than a century. Fulfilling educational dreams is one of the ways we work to make an impact in the communities we serve and for those that serve our company: our valued associates.

This year, six dependents of Hancock Whitney associates have been awarded extra funds to help pursue their educational dreams. The Leo W. Seal, Jr. Scholarship Fund, through the Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF), awards the $10,000 grants ($2500 over four years) to the outstanding students selected.

 We are pleased to spotlight each of these remarkable young people who are tomorrow’s leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators. 

Congratulations to all the 2019 recipients and our proud associates.

Read more about each scholarship recipient by selecting each name.

Molly Brown, daughter of Jason Brown

Tyler Cancienne, son of Donna Cancienne

Emilie Chenault, daughter of RoAnna Chenault

Andrew Hardee, son of Toby Hardee

Brock Kaufman, son of Tina Kaufman

Hayes Leyser, son of Clay Leyser


About The Leo W. Seal Jr. Scholarship

The Leo W. Seal Jr. Scholarship, was established by the longtime Hancock Whitney leader to honor the legacy of the Seal family and their commitment to education. The Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $275,000 to help dependents of Hancock Whitney associates pursue their educational dreams.