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LBF Kids' Chance to award $27,000 in scholarships to children of injured Louisiana workers

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship program is awarding $27,000 in scholarships to eight students in Louisiana for the 2021-22 school year. Scholarships are awarded to dependent children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers’ Compensation Act or law.

The LBF Kids' Chance Program was started in 2004 and is administered by the LBF and governed by a committee representing a cross-section of the state's legal and workers compensation communities.

Since 2004, the LBF has awarded 322 scholarships totaling $784,000.

2021-22 recipients are: Tyler Byrd, Pearl River; Katelyn Cobbs, Hollister, MO; Matthew Garrett, Montegut; Mason Graham, Luling; Blake Ledet, Houma; Breanna Leleaux, Lafayette; Tyran Nogess, New Orleans; and Hallie Rogers, Patterson.

For more information about LBF Kids’ Chance visit our website.


The Louisiana Bar Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana.

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