St. Charles Herald-Guide

St. Charles grads receive river region scholarships

From staff and wire reports - August 10, 2012

St. Charles Parish students Leah Trusty and Sean Robert have both received River Parishes Education Foundation Awards Scholarship.

Trusty is a 2012 graduate of Destrehan High School who will be attending Princeton University this fall and majoring in political science.

Robert is a 2012 graduate of Hahnville High School and will be attending South Central Lousiana Technical College.

The River Parishes Education Foundation awarded college scholarships totaling $18,000 to six outstanding students from St. James, St. Charles and St. John Parishes. The one-time $3000 scholarships are for the 2012-2013 academic year and were awarded based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and community involvement.

Two scholarships were awarded in each of the three parishes, one each for a four-year program of study at any accredited institution of the studentís choice, and for the Process Technology program at South Central Louisiana Technical College River Parishes Campus in Reserve.

St. Charles grads receive river region scholarships