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Sheriff announces 2016 scholarship program

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Once again this year, Sheriff Ronald J. Theriot will be awarding three $1000 college scholarships.
The scholarships will be awarded to one senior each at Breaux Bridge High School, St. Martinville Senior High, and Cecilia High.
Applications were distributed to the three schools and will also be available at the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at 400 St. Martin St. in St. Martinville, and at the Public Safety Complex located at 4870 N. Main Highway, La, 31, between Parks and Breaux Bridge.
Completed applications must be returned by May 1.
Criteria for applying are:
•Resident of St. Martin Parish;
•Senior at one of the three schools;
•Will be a full-time undergraduate student in the fall semester of 2016;
•Must be eligible for admission to the school indicated on the application;
•Must show a financial need by providing a copy of parent’s 2015 Tax Return Form.
•Application must be filled out fully and have all required documents attached at the time of submission.
These scholarship are to help students meet the costs associated with higher education.
Applications may be mailed to:

Maj. Ginny Higgins
St. Martin Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 247
St. Martinville, La. 70582

Or, they can also be dropped off to the attention of Major Ginny Higgins at the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office, 400 St. Martin Street, St. Martinville, La.
A committee of non-partisan citizens will review, evaluate, and select a winner. The names of the winners of the 2016 Ronald J. Theriot Scholarship will be announced by May 31.
There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, creed, color, age, sex, or national origin.

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