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Dear Friend,

On behalf of the JonCade Thomas Clemons Memorial Scholarship Fund, we extend our thanks to you for participating in and contributing to the 14th Annual Sporting Clay Tournament held this past March. Because of your generosity, we raised $162,000 in funds for scholarship distribution to area graduates. Your contributions allow us to give back to the community in loving memory of JonCade.

Recently, our selection committee of three retired educators completed the recipient list of this year’s scholarships. Through a total of 84 applications from Louisiana students, 10 recipients were chosen on the basis of academic achievement, financial need and involvement in extracurricular activities and community programs, demonstrating leadership and strong citizenship characteristics.

We are pleased to announce that the 2022 high school graduates selected to receive scholarships from the fund are as follows:

Thaovy TranErath High School$24,000UL – Lafayette
Desiree BojorquezDelcambre High School$24,000UL-Monroe
Abbegayle LejeuneEunice High School$6,000McNeese
LaNasia FirminPatterson High School$6,000Southern University A&M
Michael PickneyPort Barre High School$6,000UL – Lafayette
Emmeline JudiceLoreauville High School$6,000UL – Lafayette
Emma LeJeuneGueydan High School$6,000McNeese
Lauren ReedPort Barre High School$6,000LSUE
Halli CormierTeurlings Catholic High School$6,000UL – Lafayette
Keatyn HardenPatterson High School$6,000LSU

We would like to congratulate these recipients and extend our best wishes to all applicants to The JonCade Thomas Clemons Memorial Scholarship Fund for a wonderful scholastic career. Please visit our website, for more information about the Memorial Scholarship Fund, its recipients and events.


Andre’ L. Clemons