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Sheriff Neustrom awards Scholarships

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

As part of the partnership with the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association, Sheriff Michael Neustrom awarded two Lafayette Parish 2013 High School Graduates $500 each to defray the cost of their continuing education. 

This is a unique opportunity for the Sheriff to honor what is right with our youth.  Each year LSA awards one senior with a $500 scholarship from each parish in the state, the local sheriff selects the winner.  Sheriff Neustrom has matched that awarding a second senior each year for the past 12 years.  The dollars are awarded at the total discretion of the winner so he/she can use the money in the manner that best suits the winner. 

The 2013 scholarship winners were selected in April and they are Garret Lavergne a graduate of Carencro High School and Hannah Richard a graduate of Lafayette Christian Academy.  Both are attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 


Congratulations Garret and Hannah.          

Kip Judice
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
337 236-5876