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Kids' Chance Scholarship Program

2013-14 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.

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.

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

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

Katelyn, Jefferson
Katelyn's dad was a cab driver. He was shot and killed while on the job.

Kesha, Maurice
Kesha's dad was a farmer. He was killed in a vehicular accident while working.

Lauren, Lake Charles
Lauren's mom was a teacher. She became permanently disabled in a work accident.

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

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.

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.

Taylor, Sulphur
Taylor's mom worked for a petroleum company and suffered 3rd degree burns on 30% of her body, permanently disabling her.

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