‘Everyone needs a second chance:’ Bills proposing 2 new TOPS awards clear Louisiana Senate

Sen. Bodi White, left, and Sen. Barrow Peacock, confer during Senate debate on Monday on the TOPS bills. (Photo: Ashley Wolf/LSU Manship News Service)

By Tryfon Boukouvidis and Ashley Wolf

The Senate on Monday passed two bills that would create new TOPS awards, giving students a second chance to receive the popular scholarships. The bills are consistent with recommendations by the TOPS Task Force.

Read the story in The Advocate.

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