Cancer Survivors Awarded Scholarships in Louisiana

The Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society is pleased to announce that 223 young cancer survivors have each been awarded a $1,000 college scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. Thirty-nine of those recipients are from Louisiana.
Scholarships were awarded based on financial need, leadership, academic achievement and community service. To be eligible, candidates must be under 25, have had a cancer diagnosis before age 21 and be a Mid-South resident. Students must also have a GPA of at least 2.5 and been accepted to an accredited school.

Kevin Baer, Kenner
Rokera Ball, Keithville
Catherine Boudreaux, Schriever
Matthew Callahan, Thibodaux
Arielle Collado, Lafayette
Katie Daigle, Jeanerette
Jennifer Davis, Cottonport
Dara Elizabeth Deitch, Baton Rouge
Franklin "James" Duvall, Denham Springs
Alexis Nicole Eschete, Houma
Carmel Fargason, Mandeville
Robyn Ford, Thibodaux
Danielle Franco, Madisonville
Shelby Pamela Gerry, New Orleans
Brooke Goode, New Roads
Kelly Granier, Vacherie
Gustavo A. Gutierrez, Lake Charles
Shenae Harris, New Orleans
Meghan Henson, Denham Springs
Katherine Klebba, Mandeville
Garrett John Lambert, Shreveport
Ladd J. Legendre, Thibodaux
Scott Leger, Sulphur
Molly Lonergan, New Orleans
Lauren Ranae' Marks, Church Point
Holly M. Martin, Paulina
Derek Nelson Miller, Slidell
Danae Alysse Mohler, Zachary
Erin Michelle Newman, Mandeville
Kayla Jane Pelman, Metairie
Ashli Twila Prosperie, Houma
Caleb James Roux, Lake Charles
Rachel Elizabeth Schultz, New Orleans
Jennifer Senac, Madisonville
Kelsey Michelle Sparks, Madisonville
Nathan Kale Warner, Ruston
Kristen Whitlow, Port Allen
Lisa Wickliffe, Baton Rouge
Alice Zeller-Hogan, Hahnville