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Acadia Parish Sheriff announce scholarship for high school students

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Posted at 2:25 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-04 15:26:13-05

Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson announced Thursday that the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program is currently underway.

The Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs' Honorary Membership Program.

A Scholarship of $500 from the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program will be awarded to one graduating high school student in Acadia Parish.

There shall be no restrictions on any applicant by reason of age, race, creed, color, sex or national origin.

In addition, Sheriff Gibson will award a scholarship of $500 to six additional high school seniors from Acadia Parish. There will be seven scholarships awarded in all: one high school recipient will receive the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship and six high school recipients will receive the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office Scholarship.

Scholarship Program details and applications can be obtained by, requesting an application from your high school counselors or by contacting Kim Miller, Human Resource Director for the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office, at 337-788-8793 or via email at

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