Caddo Magnet High senior receives scholarship from Sheriff’s Office

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) – A senior at Caddo Magnet High School has received a handsome sum of money to help advance his future education.

The academic scholarship was awarded to William Samuel Davis on Wednesday, May 11 in a ceremony at Government Plaza.

Davis is a senior at Caddo Magnet High who is about to graduate. He has a 3.5 GPA. Davis says he will use the $500 scholarship at LSU in Baton Rouge, where he plans to focus on nutrition and the courses required for a physician assistant program. Davis is the son of Elisha and Roslyn Davis of Shreveport.

The sheriff’s office said Davis was chosen for the scholarship because of his academic performance, leadership and character. Davis has participated in the National Junior Honor Society, Interact Club, Ochsner LSU Hospital “Day with the Docs”, LSU Hospital AHEC summer program, Medical Application of Science for Health program, Ernest J. Gaines Literary Symposium, Guitar Club, BSA Club, Autonomous Robotics Regional Circuit Competition and Caddo Magnet Ambassadors.

Davis also volunteered at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in 2019 and is currently a registered hospice volunteer. Davis founded Sam’s Super Boxes of Hope. He has won numerous Caddo Magnet awards, including at the school’s music festival, the Voice of Democracy Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Greater Shreveport Music Teachers Association Festival.

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