With the help of our sponsors and those who participate in the rodeo, the Foundation has awarded more than $285,000 to local charities and in scholarships to local students in need through the following:
- Rodeo Scholarships: Applications can be submitted online now! The deadline for submission is May 11, 2020.
- Fletcher Technical Community College: An annual scholarship is given to a student in need enrolled in an oil service, welding, machining, marine diesel, or business related field of study. Students can apply through Fletcher’s financial aid office. For more information see http://www.fletcher.edu/scholarships/
- Nicholls State University: An annual scholarship is given to a student in need enrolled in an oil service or business related field of study. Students can apply through Nicholls’ financial aid office.
- South Central Industrial Association (SCIA): Two to Four annual scholarships are awarded through SCIA to a Louisiana high school student from the tri-parish area. Students can apply at http://www.sciaonline.net/scholarship.aspx.
- Ellender, H.L. Bourgeois, Terrebonne, South Terrebonne, Houma Christian, Covenant Christian and Vandebilt High Schools: Annual Scholarships, primarily based on need, are given to one student chosen from each of Houma’s four public high schools and one student chosen from the private high schools. Students can get an application from his/her school guidance counselor. The deadline for submission is March 20th.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2020 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Rodeo Scholarship Recipients:
Kristen B. Weimer: 2017 EDW graduate now attending NSU
Krista A. Mitchell: 2015 THS graduate now attending BRCC
Jenny Quach: 2018 STHS graduate now attending LSU
Taylor Portier: 2018 STHS graduate now attending LSUE
Jordan Remont: 2016 VCHS graduate , 2020 graduate of LSU attending Baylor College of Medicine in the Fall
Anne-Marie Ross: 2019 VCHS graduate now attending NSU
Cassidy My Trinh Nguyen: 2019 VCHS graduate now attending Fletcher
Kali Wicklund: 2016 VCHS graduate now attending LA Tech
Alaina Mitchell: 2019 THS graduate now attending Fletcher
Alyse Bourgeois: now attending NSU
Caleb Calhoun: 2020 VCHS graduate
Caroline Evans: 2020 VCHS graduate
Evan Bergeron: 2020 THS graduate
OTHER TO BE ANNOUNCED DAILY THROUGH THE RODEO DEPENDING ON TICKET SALES
Memorial Scholarship Recipients :
Brennan P. Franks: 2020 graduate of STHS
Wilbert Collins: 2020 graduate of HLB
Brandon Bergeron: 2020 graduate of THS
Jarred Whitrack: 2020 graduate of EMHS
Isabelle Marmande: 2020 graduate of VCHS
2019-20 Nicholls State University Recipient: Elizabeth Clement
2019-20 Fletcher Technical Community College: Jeremiah Conrey and Dontrea Williams
Scholarships range in the amount of $500 to $5000
Other Donations: The Foundation has made charitable donations to the Regional Military Museum, Restore or Retreat, Houma’s Adaptive Park, NSU’s Maritime Management Program, HPD, the Jared Van Aalst Memorial Foundation, Boy Scouts, Liberty Dwelling, Hope Extreme, East Park Recreation, East Park Volunteer Fire Department, Brooklyn’s Fight, the Children’s Advocacy Center, Roux for a Reason, the Morganza Action Coalition and many others.