Charles A. Landry, Jr. is a native of Napoleonville. LA and attended S.L.I. (UL Lafayette) from 1948 to 1952 at which time he graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.
While attending S.L.I. (UL Lafayette), he had a working scholarship which allowed him to work for the University in the Chemical Engineering Dept. for $.35 per hour which helped pay for his room and board.
As a ROTC graduate, Mr. Landry spent two years in the U.S. Air Force as an armament systems officer. After military service he worked for Cities Service Refinery, then an industrial service company) in Lake Charles, LA.
ln 1985 he and his eldest son, Ken Landry) formed Landry Service Co.. Inc. (LANSCO) providing above ground storage tan k cleaning with liquid/solid separation to reclaim the reusable hydrocarbons and reduce the waste disposal volume.
The Company developed and held many patents for liquid/solid separation as well as innovative robotics for vessel cleaning. LANSCO was sold in 1999 and he is presently retired and living in the San Antonio area.
He wishes that this scholarship will assist a deserving student in pursuing his studies and is a means of thanking S.L.I., now UL Lafayette for his education.
- Must be a junior or senior
- Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
- Must be a U.S. citizen
- Must be a Louisiana resident