SU Lab esports debuting media room; first of its kinda in Louisiana

SU Lab unveils new esports gaming lab

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Southern University Laboratory School is holding a ribbon-cutting for its brand new esports and media lab, the first of its kind in the state of Louisiana.

Coach Chris Turner has led several student-athletes at SU Lab to playoff wins and tournament appearances, including 9th-grade prodigy Troy Murphy, who barely missed winning back-to-back HSEL National Championships last fall.

SU Lab is debuting a brand new media room to support the esports program.
SU Lab is debuting a brand new media room to support the esports program. (Source: WVUE)

The esports program allows students an opportunity to earn scholarship money while competing in video games.

In September of 2020, Turner launched an esports program at Southern University.

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