Applications due soon for Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship

College students who have graduated from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School may be eligible to apply for the $500-per-semester Ethel Schoeffner Scholarship.

You are eligible to apply if you meet the following criteria:

1. You are currently enrolled as a full-time student in a four-year education curriculum or a four-year nursing curriculum at an accredited, four-year state college or university.

2. You have reached at least your second semester of the sophomore year in either Education or Nursing.

3. You are in good standing in either the education or the nursing curriculum as certified by a letter from the College of Education or the College of Nursing.

Application forms may be obtained from the St. Charles Parish School Board Office, 785-6289.  The deadline for spring consideration is Friday, Nov. 21.

Be sure to carefully read and follow all directions provided on the application form.The scholarship awards $500 per semester up to a maximum of $2500.

Miss Ethel Schoeffner served the St. Charles Parish Public School System for 48 years as an elementary school teacher and principal for the latter part of her tenure at the old Norco Elementary School.  Her last Will and Testament established of a scholarship trust fund for students graduating from either Destrehan High School or Hahnville High School.


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