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Acadia Parish Sheriff announces scholarship

Posted at 4:07 PM, Jan 19, 2022

Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson announced Wednesday 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.

In addition, Sheriff KP 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 visiting, requesting an application from your high school counselors, or by contacting Kim N. Miller, Human Resource Director for the Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office, at 337-788-8793 or via email at

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