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Chamber offering scholarship to 4 local seniors

CARLY JOHN
Staff Reporter
Leesville Daily Leader

The Scholarships are based on character, academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and

community involvement.

To qualify seniors must plan on enrolling in some form of a business degree program.

Some types of eligible programs are marketing, economics, finance, accounting, statistics,

information management and technology.

Students must write a 500 word or less essay about what they believe makes them the ideal

candidate for the scholarship based on their qualities and characteristics.

Applications must also be turned in with a copy of transcripts as well as ACT scores.

Vernon Parish High School seniors can find applications with their school guidance counselor.

The application can be found online on the Vernon Parish Chamber’s website home page,

www.chambervernonparish.com.

Completed applications, including required counselor signatures, must be turned in by April 15th

to be eligible.

Mail completed applications to The Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 1228,

Leesville, LA.

Applications can also be delivered to the Vernon Parish Chamber at 1309 N Fifth Street

Leesville, LA by April 15.

The mission of the Vernon Parish Chamber is to “promote business, enhance economic and

community development, and serve as a catalyst for improving the overall quality of life in the

Vernon Parish Community.”

For more information on the scholarship, or questions pertaining to the application contact The

Chamber at 337-238-0349 or chambervernonparish@hotmail.com