Natchitoches native awarded Bar Foundation scholarship


Tiberlee Barnum, a Natchitoches native, has been awarded a scholarship from the Baton Rouge Bar Foundation. This scholarship is awarded annually based on financial need, academic achievement, community service and exemplary character. 
Barnum is a senior at Southern University Law Center, where she serves as the Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty. Barnum received a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master of business administration from LSU Shreveport. She served as an Access to Justice Developing Leadership Intern for the Louisiana State Bar Association, a Leadership Institute Scholar with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Fellow and an ethics and compliance intern for the National Credit Union Administration’s Office of Ethics Counsel.
Barnum is a part of the first class of students participating in Southern University Law Center’s Semester in Shreveport, in an effort to bring a law school to North Louisiana. Currently, she is serving as an extern for the Honorable Shonda D. Stone at the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal

This article published in the March 10, 2022, print edition