Kids' Chance Scholarship Program
2014-15 Scholarship Recipients
Alesha, Lake Charles
Alesha's dad, a paramedic, was killed while working outside when he was pinned and crushed between a windblown mobile home and a car.
Allana's dad fell and died while working on a barge on the Mississippi River.
Anna, Breaux Bridge
Anna's dad was permanently and totally disabled in a vehicular work accident when four discs in his low back were shattered and four discs in his neck were ruptured.
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 a severe 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.
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's dad fell at work and suffered traumatic brain injury, disabling him.
Jessica's dad died when he was working on a new house and fell from the roof.
JuliAnne's dad was killed when he was ran over by a tractor at work.
Katelyn's dad was a cab driver. He was shot and killed while on the job.
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.
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's mom worked for a petroleum company and suffered 3rd degree burns on 30% of her body, permanently disabling her.