2012-13 Scholarship Recipients

Caleb, Lake Charles

Caleb's dad was permanently and totally disabled at work. He has since passed away.


Candice, Marksville

Candice's dad worked at a prison. He became disabled when he broke his back carrying a man out of a riot.


Casey, Denham Springs

Casey's dad, a nurse anesthetist developed anaphylactic allergy to latex, disabling him.


Christina, Boyce

Christina's dad was a mail man, became involved in a hostage situation while delivering mail and was shot and killed.


Coby, Duson

Coby's dad fell 170ft while working on a water tower. He died on impact.


Cody, Minden

Cody's dad worked for the railroad and was permanently disabled when he injured his knee on a brake shoe in the work pit.


Colby, Dry Creek

Colby's dad was killed in a work related motor vehicle accident.


Emily, Ragley

Emily's dad was a farmer, his leg got caught in farm equipment. His leg was amputated by the equipment and he died.


Gage, Iowa

Gage's dad became disabled when he was crushed by a 2,500 pound bundle of pipes that fell on him while working. Three discs were destroyed in his neck, he sustained severe shoulder damage, had a concussion and broke his leg. Eventually his left arm was amputated.


Heather, New Orleans

Heather's dad became disabled in a work accident when he fell off of a roof, severed his spinal cord and became paralyzed. He has since passed away.


Jessica, Leesville

Jessica's dad fell at work and suffered traumatic brain injury, disabling him.


JuliAnne, Franklin

JuliAnne's dad was killed when he was ran over by a tractor at work.


Kaitlin, Olla

Kaitlin's dad, a logger, was killed instantly when he was cutting down a tree and a big branch fell on him.


Krislyn, Ville Platte

Krislyn's dad became disabled when he ruptured three discs in him lumbar spine at work.


Leah, Breaux Bridge

Leah's dad became disabled when he was injured in a vehicular accident at work.


Mariett, St. Amant

Mariett's dad was a mover, he was paralyzed when a large load fell on him.


Meagan, Jeanerette

Meagan's dad was permanently disabled when lifting a pallet of pipe.


Raven, Bastrop

Ravens dad, a policeman, was shot and killed during an ambush while on duty.


Rayce, Lake Arthur

Rayce's dad worked for mosquito control. He was killed when his plane crashed.


Rebecca, Lutcher

Rebecca's dad became disabled when he fell from a tower at work and shattered his leg.


Sara, Lafayette

Sara's dad became disabled at work when he lifted heavy equipment and herniated two discs.


Tanner, Iowa

Tanner's dad became disabled when he was crushed by a 2,500 pound bundle of pipes that fell on him while working. Three discs were destroyed in his neck, he sustained severe shoulder damage, had a concussion and broke his leg. Eventually his left arm was amputated.


Tara, Jennings

Tara's dad was electrocuted at work, resulting in bilateral below elbow amputations, disabling him.


 

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