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LBF Kids' Chance Awards $35,000 in Scholarships

The Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) Kids’ Chance Scholarship program is awarding $35,000 in scholarships to seven students in Louisiana for the 2020-21 school year. Scholarships are awarded to dependent children of Louisiana workers killed or permanently and totally disabled in an accident compensable under a state or federal Workers’ Compensation Act or law.

The LBF Kids' Chance Program was started in 2004 and is administered by the LBF and governed by a committee representing a cross-section of the state's legal and workers compensation communities. Since 2004, the LBF has awarded 313 scholarships totaling $754,000.

2020-21 recipients are: Tyler Byrd, Pearl River; Matthew Garrett, Montegut; Mason Graham, Luling; Blake Ledet, Houma; Breanna Leleaux, Lafayette; Hallie Rogers, Patterson; and Derek Trouard, Baton Rouge.

For more information about LBF Kids’ Chance click here.

The Louisiana Bar Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity organized under the state of Louisiana.