Since 2004, SLHBA has awarded over $11,500 in scholarships to local high school/college students.
The SLHBA Louis Daigle Trade Scholarship is open to any student that will be enrolling or already enrolled into a building related industry in a Louisiana based university, community college or trade/vocational school. Scholarship award can be up to $500 towards school tuition and/or books.
The SLHBA Member Scholarship is open to a child, grandchild, adopted child or step child of an active member of SLHBA that is enrolling or is already enrolled into an university. Major can be in any field of study but if applicant is in a Building Related Curriculum, they may be considered first for scholarship. Scholarship recipient should be currently residing in the Parishes of our Association: Assumption, Lafourche, St. Martin, St. Mary, or Terrebonne
Mr. Jude Vasquez from Berwick High School. Jude was not present at the event due to playing in a play-off game for Berwick H.S. Baseball team. Jude plans on attending Nicholls State University majoring in Geomatics. This degree will allow him to become a licensed land surveyor for the State of Louisiana and to open his own surveying company. Congratulations Jude!
Miss Sophia Knoblock from Vandebilt High School. Sophia plans on attending LSU majoring into Interior Design & minoring in Construction Management. Sophia states, she has always wanted to be an interior designer since age 10 and blames it on her mom’s obsession with HGTV. Congratulations Sophia!