The 23rd Judicial District Bar Association announces 2015 Scholarship Opportunity for Graduating Seniors

Contributed by: Erin W. Lanoux, Vice President of Public Relations, 23rd JDC Bar Association

The 23rd Judicial District Bar Association is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program.   This year, the Bar Association will award a total of four (4) scholarships of $1,000 each to high school seniors who apply from Ascension, Assumption, and St. James Parishes.   The selection of the winners will be based on a criteria of academic achievement, community service, and financial need.  Since 2006, the Bar Association has provided annual scholarships to qualified applicants graduating from high schools located in Ascension, Assumption, and St. James Parishes.  The funds for these scholarships are comprised of donations from attorneys and judges who are members of the 23rd JDC Bar Association. Speaking on behalf of the members, President Shawn Bush stated, “the members of our Bar Association understand the importance and expense of a college education.  We are committed to those students that have demonstrated a desire through their academic achievements and volunteer efforts to maintain a commitment to further their education and give back to their community."

Interested seniors should contact their high school counselors for an application or send a request to The deadline for submission of applications is April 2, 2015.