POSTED: Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 11:00am
UPDATED: Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 11:04am
St. Martinville, La — Once again this year, Sheriff Ronald J. Theriot will be awarding three $1000 College Scholarships.
These scholarships will be awarded to one Senior at each of the following schools: Breaux Bridge High School, St. Martinville High School, and Cecilia High School.
Applications were distributed to the three schools listed above and will also be available at the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office located at 400 St. Martin Street, St. Martinville, and at the CIT Building (next to the Sub-Station) located at 437 W. Mills Avenue, Breaux Bridge.
Anyone wishing to have an application mailed to them can do so by calling Major Ginny Higgins at (337) 394-2725.
Criteria for applying for the 2013 Ronald J. Theriot Scholarship is as follows:
There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, creed, color, age, sex, or national origin. The only limitations are as follows:
*Applicant must be a resident of St. Martin Parish.
*Open to any Senior at Breaux Bridge, Cecilia, or St. Martinville Senior High Schools.
*The applicant plans to be enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student for the Fall Semester of 2013.
*The applicant must be eligible for admission to the school indicated on the application.
*The applicant must show a financial need by providing a copy of their parent’s 2012 Tax Return Form.
*The application must be filled out fully and have all required documents attached at the time of submission.
This scholarship is being offered to help students meet the costs associated with higher education. Completed applications need to be returned by May 1, 2013, to:
Att: Major Ginny Higgins
St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 247
St. Martinville, La. 70582
They can also be dropped off at the following location:
C.I.T. Building (Next to the Breaux Bridge Sub-Station)
437 West Mills Avenue
Breaux Bridge, La. 70517
A committee of non-partisan citizens will review, evaluate, and select a winner. The names of the winners of the 2013 Ronald J. Theriot Scholarship will be announced by May 31, 2013.