TOPS uncertainty could send Louisiana college students to other states

Original story by Devon Sanders and Joby Richard

Shelly Choppin says her daughter, Paige, did not have “a legitimate argument” for looking at universities outside Louisiana until the collapse of the special legislative session last week created new worries about TOPS.

Now, as the Manship News Service reports, the high school senior will be enrolling at Ole Miss this fall, breaking her family’s long-standing legacy at LSU. Paige’s great-grandfather, Arthur Richard Choppin, was dean of the College of Physics and Chemistry from 1944 to 1968, and an LSU chemistry building bears his name.

Read the story in The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report.

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