Sheriff Victor Jones has announced that Laura Alford of Lakeview High School has been named the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program with an award of $500 for the 2016-2017 school year. Laura plans to attend Northwestern State University with an anticipated major field of study in Nursing. Her parents are Laura H. Alford and Ronal...d W. Alford (Deceased).
Mary Hannah Hendrix of St. Marys’ High School is First Alternate. Ms. Hendrix will receive an academic scholarship with a maximum of $500 awarded by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Ms. Hendrix plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with an anticipated major field of study in Business Administration. Her parents are Charlie and Melanie Hendrix.
Hannah D. Antee of Natchitoches Central High School is Second Alternate of the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program. Ms. Antee will receive an academic scholarship with a maximum of $500 awarded by the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office. Ms. Antee plans to attend Northwestern State University with an anticipated major field of study in Nursing. Ms. Antee is the daughter of Barry and Tina Antee.
The Sheriff’s Scholarship is made possible by the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program. Louisiana Sheriffs provide scholarships to graduating high school students from each parish where the Sheriff is an affiliate of the Program. Qualities such as academic achievement, leadership and character are considered in making selections of for the scholarship. The only limitations are that applicants be permanent residents of Louisiana, scholarships be utilized in higher education within the State and students be enrolled as full-time, undergraduate students. Scholarships will be awarded in sixty-three parishes throughout the state.
In closing Sheriff Jones said, “Academic awards by the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program to Louisiana students demonstrate what the LSHMP is all about. This is one of our finest accomplishments. It invests in Louisiana’s future and gives something back to our community. This would not be possible without the kind and generous support of Natchitoches Parish’s Honorary Members.”
Congratulations to all of you!!
If you have any questions concerning the LSA Scholarship program contact Administrative Assistant Sandra Moreau of the NPSO at 318-357-7802.