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St. Martin Land Company Scholarship Award - 2/15/2017 -

For Immediate Release: February 15, 2017

Contact: Sandra Martin, 337.228.7501

St. Martin Land Company Scholarship Award

(St. Martin Parish, LA)—St. Martin Land Company has announced they will once again issue two $2,500 scholarships to St. Martin Parish residents or students attending schools in St. Martin Parish. The fund was established at Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) through the guidance of St. Martin Bank. This is St. Martin Land Company’s 11th year issuing the scholarship and they are excited to begin the process.

Applicants must be a St. Martin Parish resident or student in a private or public school in St. Martin Parish and may be recommended by any currently employed teacher of a public or private secondary school system in St. Martin Parish, a St. Martin Land Company Board member or a St. Martin Bank designee. Criteria for selection will include scholarship, character, community service, leadership and the significance of the proposed education in achieving the applicant’s goal. Two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded and may be used in any established and accredited university, college, community college or trade school of the recipient’s choice with the approval of the Scholarship Selection Committee.

James H. Trewin, Chairman of the Board of St. Martin Land Company, is Chairman of the Scholarship Selection Committee. The committee also includes Shane J. Verret, Surface Operations Manager of St. Martin Land Company, Guy M. Labbe, Executive Vice President and CFO of St. Martin Bank, and Cindy Johnstone, Vice President and HR Officer of St. Martin Bank.

The deadline to apply will be March 17, 2017. The scholarships will be presented during graduation ceremonies. For more information about the scholarship and application process contact Sandra Martin at 337-228-7501 or the guidance counselor at your local school. The application can also be located at or

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