Lamar Alum Larry Lawson Receives Horatio Alger Award


Lamar University Alum Larry Lawson has received the prestigious Horatio Alger Award.

The award honors the achievements of outstanding Americans who have succeeded  in

spite of adversity and to emphasize the importance of higher education. Lawson says he

is honored. Lawson is only the fourth person from southeast Texas to achieve this honor in 71

years. Past honorees include Reba McEntire, Rob. Lowe, and Sam Walton.


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