The 23rd JDC announces 2016 scholarship winners

Staff Report

The 23rd Judicial District Bar Association has announced an East Ascension High School graduate as one of its annual scholarship award recipients.

Blaire Laiche from East Ascension High School has recieved $1000 from the association. The funds for these scholarships are comprised of donations from attorneys and judges who are members of the 23rd JDC Bar Association. Laiche plans to attend Nicholls State University and major in biology.

Since 2006, the Bar Association has provided annual scholarships to qualified applicants graduating from high schools located in the Parishes of Ascension, Assumption and St. James. Additional recipients are Jasmine Worley from Donaldsonville High School, Leslie Pennison from Assumption Parish High School and Avarie Louque from Lutcher High School.