May 14, 2018

Meraux Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Awards 60 Scholarships – Academic, Arts, and Vocational-Technical – to St. Bernard Parish Students

The Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation announced it has awarded 60 scholarships to St. Bernard Parish 2018 high school graduates to pursue postsecondary studies. Annually, the Foundation awards 50 scholarships based on academic achievement, four based on artistic accomplishment, and six for vocational-technical school. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than 780 scholarships valued at some $2.38 million.

“We are extremely proud of this year’s scholarship recipients,” said Rita Gue, the president of the Meraux Foundation. “With education as one of our Foundation’s top priorities, we are proud to award deserving local students with scholarships to help them pursue postsecondary education.”

The Meraux Foundation Scholars are chosen by an independent committee of educators.

Meraux Foundation 2018 Academic Scholars:

Farah Abdellatif
Husni Alkhatib
Jasmine Alverez
Kelsey Billiot
Austin Billiot
Destinye Brooks
Kai Buie
Nicholas Campo
Jonathan DeHarde
Gabrielle Ducote
Caylee Elder
Alexis Encardes
Hannah Fisher
Dylan Fuselier
D’michael Gaines
Tiera Gaines
Scott Gioia
Tommy Hall
Erica Hernandez
My Linh Hoang
Dane Keirsey
Alixandra Licciardi
Emily Lion
Ryan Longfellow
Angelica Lovell
Nylah Lowe
Nicholas Marks
Christina Martinez-Adamson
Sara McKeough
Peyton Miller
Khelsie Morales
Ryan Morrison
Jasmine Nehlig
Mandi Newton
Hiep Nguyen
Emily O’Neil
Kennedy Peters
Andi Robinson
Emma Roussell
Devin Ruiz
Tyler Sanchez
Emily Snyder
Meghan St Angelo
Hailey Stabinsky
Sophie Stechmann
Tai Tran
Lentrell Webb
Holden Wilkes
Veronica Wilson
Savannah Yusuff

Meraux Foundation 2018 Arts Scholars:

Rachel Carter
Johnny Nguyen
Edmilson Pereira
Shelby Scianneaux

Meraux Foundation 2018 Vocational-Technical Scholars:

Marie Abba
Mohammad Abdel-Aziz
Madison Brandt
Dennis Hugle
Darrin Mahler
Danielle Strassel

July 6, 2018 Meraux Foundation Expands and Enriches Coastal Programs
June 15, 2018 Meraux Foundation Hosts 4th Annual Delta Institute 
May 29, 2018 Meraux Foundation Celebrates Record-breaking attendance at 5th Annual AgMagic on the River
May 14, 2018 Meraux Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients