Kids' Chance Scholarship Program
2012-13 Scholarship Recipients
Caleb, Lake Charles
Caleb's dad was permanently and totally disabled at work. He has since passed away.
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's dad was a mail man, became involved in a hostage situation while delivering mail and was shot and killed.
Coby's dad fell 170ft while working on a water tower. He died on impact.
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's dad was a farmer, his leg got caught in farm equipment. His leg was amputated by the equipment and he died.
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's dad fell at work and suffered traumatic brain injury, disabling him.
JuliAnne's dad was killed when he was ran over by a tractor at work.
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's dad was permanently disabled when lifting a pallet of pipe.
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's dad became disabled when he fell from a tower at work and shattered his leg.
Sara's dad became disabled at work when he lifted heavy equipment and herniated two discs.
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's dad was electrocuted at work, resulting in bilateral below elbow amputations, disabling him.