Education Initiatives

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he Chamber has a long standing reputation for highlighting one of the gems of our parish, our local school system. Education is a vitally important to the business community and the Chamber’s leadership in support of education reinforces that relationship. For decades the Chamber has had a Scholarship program recognizing local high school seniors through a prestigious award program that is highlighted by an official Chamber Business Luncheon where awarded students and their guest are presented their awards. 

The Scholarship Program and Student Interactive Programming are funded fully by the Business Community | Members of the Chamber. Administrative costs of the program are paid for through the members who invest in the Chamber of Commerce for not only their individual business needs, but the business community and the community collectively. The Committee is led by Business Volunteers in a structured environment following the Chamber's Strategic Plan (implemented by the president of the chamber) and supported by a Chamber staff liaison.

Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce Education Funds are dedicated to an education/business partnership fund which the Chamber administrates. Current initiatives include a continuation of our long standing scholarships and a program which prepares students with career ready training through business collaboration.

Click here to learn more about or join the Business & Education Partnership Committee.

Scholarship Applications

How do I apply?

Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Applications are available to graduating seniors who attend schools in Livingston Parish. The application packet includes thorough instructions on applying and qualifying for the scholarships. Scholarships awarded will be in the amount of $500.00 each at a Chamber Business Event highlighting winners and scholarship sponsors. Application packets for seniors graduating in 2018 are available by clicking here. 

About the Scholarships
 

 

Connecting to Success / Student Business Conference

2017 Scholarship Award Winners

Academic Awards

Austin Barnes, Denham Springs High 
Emily Beever, Doyle High School 
Evan Bergeron, Walker High School 
Reeves Blankenship, Springfield High 
Shelby Chandler, Springfield High
Jack Dalberg, Live Oak High School
Grace Dugas, Denham Springs High
Eric Forbes, Holden High School
Jasmine Hendry, Albany High School
Cameron Hood, Walker High School
Haleigh Jones, Doyle High School
Jessica Litolff, Holden High School
Kystra Mostert, Denham Springs High
Nathan Penalber, Holden High School
Katelyn Prescott, Walker High School
Kaitlyn Rayborn, Doyle High School
Rachel Taylor, Denham Springs High 

Ability Beyond Awards

Macy Dufrene, Holden High School


Career & Technical Awards

Gabrielle Chanier, Live Oak High School
Thomas Fuentes, Denham Springs High School
Samantha Hebert, Walker High School