Kids' Chance Scholarship Program
2015-16 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.
Alexander, Lake Charles
Alexander's mom was a teacher. She became permanently disabled in a work accident.
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.
Brittany's dad was making repairs on a downed power line when he was electrocuted and died.
Caleb, Lake Charles
Caleb's dad was permanently and totally disabled at work. He has since passed away.
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.
Grant, New Iberia
Grant's dad was inspecting equipment from a 30 foot high scaffold, which collapsed, damaging his spine and disabling him.
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.
Kaitlyn's dad was crushed and killed by a large pipe falling on him.
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.
Tabitha's mother, a nurse, was caring for a patient when fracturing her low back and becoming disabled.
Taylor's mom worked for a petroleum company and suffered 3rd degree burns on 30% of her body, permanently disabling her.