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2014 4-H Scholarships

Each year the Louisiana 4-H Foundation recognizes high school graduates who have excelled in 4-H project work, community service, leadership and academic work through the Louisiana 4-H scholarship program.

To apply for a scholarship, club members must complete an application form include a letter of recommendation and transcript of grades, and submit to the Louisiana 4-H Foundation office by Friday, March 7, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.  PARISHES REQUIRE EARLIER DEADLINES.  PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PARISH 4-H OFFICE.

Applications are reviewed by a committee representing each 4-H region in Louisiana to determine the winners.

Award amounts are subject to change based on return on investments. Scholarships provided by the Louisiana 4-H Foundation include:

State-level 4-H Scholarships:

The $2,000 Carl & Beaulah Baldridge Memorial Scholarship was established in 1996 from the estate of the Baldridges with the largest single contribution to the Louisiana 4-H Foundation.

The $1,200 Bruce Flint Memorial Scholarship was established in 1995 in memory of the 39-year career of Dr. Bruce Flint, who retired as vice chancellor emeritus of the LSU Agricultural Center in 1995.

The $1,000 Gloria Perkins Memorial Scholarship was established in 1985 to honor the late Gloria Perkins, a longtime supporter and leader of 4-H. The scholarship is awarded to a freshman majoring in animal science at LSU.

The $500 Gerry Lane Enterprises Scholarship was established by Baton Rouge car dealer Mr. Gerry Lane and is awarded to an incoming freshman at LSU in Baton Rouge.

The $1,000 Terril D. Faul Scholarship was created in honor of the former state director of the 4-H program, Terril Faul, and will be awarded to a full-time freshman entering college in any field of study at any accredited college or university in Louisiana.

The $1,000 A.P. & Beryl Parham Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 to honor the memory of A.P. Parham, animal science specialist who retired in 1980, and his wife. The scholarship is awarded to a freshman majoring in animal science.

The $800 C.J. Naquin Leadership Scholarship was established in 1989 to honor the former state 4-H agent and executive director of the Louisiana 4-H Foundation.

The $750 Larry T. Brock Memorial Scholarship was established in 2011 after the sudden death of Larry, a retired LSU AgCenter county agent. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time freshman entering college in any field of study at any accredited college or university.

The $600 Larry de la Bretonne Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established in 1991 to honor the associate specialist in aquaculture with the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service. The scholarship is awarded to a 4-H'er who will study aquaculture upon entering college.

The $600 Cliff Williams Memorial Scholarship was established in 1993 by his father, Charles O. Williams, and his father-in-law, James Justiss. Cliff, a 4-H alumnus from LaSalle Parish and a loyal supporter of 4-H, died in 1990.

The $600 McCrory Family Scholarship was established in 2005 upon the retirement of Joan McCrory after 35 years of service with the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service. The scholarship is made possible with those retirement donations, along with donations in memory of Cecil McCrory, Dorothy McCrory, John McCrory and Luke LaSage. The scholarship is awarded to a 4-H'er with an emphasis in leadership and community service who will attend LSU.

The $500 Lod Cook Scholarship was established in 1992 by Atlantic Richfield Company through the efforts of their CEO, Lod Cook, a former state 4-H president from DeSoto Parish.

The $500 Ruth Johnson Memorial Scholarship was established in 1990 by her family and friends upon her retirement in Lincoln Parish after more than 40 years as a teacher and 4-H supporter.

The $500 Jason McClaran Memorial Scholarship was established in 1990 by Dr. and Mrs. William H. Waters to honor the memory of their grandson. The scholarship is awarded to a 4-H'er who plans to major in the College of Agriculture at LSU.

The $1000 Troy A. Menard Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 after the sudden death of Troy, a beloved 4-H agent in northwest Louisiana. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time freshman entering college in any field of study at any accredited college or university in Louisiana.

The $500 Dr. and Mrs. Edward W. Gassie Scholarship was established in 1995 to honor Dr. Gassie upon his retirement after 36 years of service as a specialist with the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service.

The $300 Lee Berwick Memorial Scholarship was established 2001 and is awarded to a 4-H'er who will major in animal science.

The $300 Mark Bonner Memorial Scholarship was established in 1986 to honor the former chairman of the Louisiana 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees and longtime supporter and sponsor of 4-H. He was executive vice president and general manager of the Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives, Inc.

The $300 Joseph and Malvina Lamendola Memorial Scholarship was established in 1983 to honor the late district agent for the then-Southeastern District comprising 21 parishes.

The $300 H.C. Sanders Memorial Scholarship was established in 1982 to honor the director emeritus of the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service. It provides one scholarship annually to a former 4-H member enrolled as a freshman at any accredited college, university or trade school.

The $300 Daniel Fontenot Scholarship was established in 1993 to honor Dr. Dan Fontenot on the occasion of his retirement as 4-H specialist after 37 years of service.

The $250 Joe Walters Family Scholarship was established in 2011 by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Walters from Winnsboro, La. This scholarship is awarded to a 4-H'er who participated in the 4-H Shooting Sports Program.

The $250 Joe Barrett Memorial Scholarship was established in 2011 by friends and family of Joe, a 4-H agent who passed away unexpectedly in March 2010. This scholarship is awarded to a 4-H'er who participated in the 4-H Shooting Sports Program.

The $500 American Legion Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in agriculture at any college or university in Louisiana.


Parish-level 4-H Scholarships:

The Sidney and Cecile Wood Scholarship was established in 1997 to honor the parents of former 4-H Foundation trustee Gerald Wood. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating St. James Parish 4-H’er.

The Holbern “Bot” Burch Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 to honor the memory of Mr. Burch, a longtime dairy leader in Washington Parish. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating Washington Parish 4-H’er.

The Charles Fuselier Scholarship was established in 2002 by St. Martin Parish Sheriff Charles Fuselier. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating St. Martin Parish 4-H'er.

The Scotty Moore Memorial Scholarship was established in 2008 by family and friends of Scotty Moore, a 4-H'er from Bossier Parish who was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident on his way to volunteer at the Louisiana State Fair. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating Bossier Parish 4-H'er.

Sixty-four (64) $100 Louisiana 4-H Foundation Scholarship are awarded to a 4-H'er in each parish based on achievement.

The $300 Beauregard Cattle Women Scholarship is awarded to a 4-H'er from Beauregard, Vernon or Allen parish.

The $1200 Kenneth & Mary Beatty Memorial Scholarship was established in 2009 by the children of Mr. and Mrs. Beatty. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating 4-H'er from either Webster or Bossier parish.

The $500 Hilda D. and Vardaman Williams, Jr. Scholarship was established in 2009 to honor longtime 4-H supporters from Caddo Parish. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating 4-H’er from north Louisiana.
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