(September 21, 2009)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073.

Memorial Fund Established for Family of Former Dean

David Womack
Dean David Womack

SHREVEPORT, La. — Centenary College of Louisiana has established a special fund for the family of former Dean of Students David Womack who died suddenly and unexpectedly on August 29.

The David Womack Family Fund
will be used to help assist family members with the costs of raising a special-needs child, including the medical and insurance costs associated with those needs.

Womack had held the position of Dean of Students and had been at Centenary since September 2008. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Henning, and his four children, Donovan, Tyler, Mason and Landon. Womack was 49.

Donations to the David Womack Family Fund can be made payable to "Centenary College-The David Womack Family Fund" and sent to:

Centenary College of Louisiana
Attn: Rev. Betsy Eaves
2911 Centenary Blvd
P.O. Box 4118
Shreveport, La 71134-1188

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as "One of the Best 371 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" and one of "America's Best Private Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.