2017 LHSCA Scholarship Recipients

Tristan Baggett, Sulphur High School

  • Athletic Participation: Soccer, Swimming

  • Plans to attend McNeese and major in Mass Communications with concentration in Public Relations

  • LHSCA Parent: Randy Baggett, Sulphur High School

Organizations & Activities:

  • Student Council- Freshman Class President, Sophomore Class President, Executive Council Vice President, Executive Council President

  • Beta Club- District Group Talent Freshman Coorindator

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes- Student Leader

  • Homecoming Committee- Committee Chair, Class Parade Float Coordinator

  • Student Section Committee- Committee Chair, Spirit Flag Runner

  • Link Crew- Orientation Leader

  • Pep Rally Committee- Committee Chair

  • Team Member for Spanish Club, National Honor Society, Future Farmers of America, Health Careers Club

Honors:

  • Male Student of the Year, Sulphur High School (2014-2017)

  • AP Scholar Award, Calcasieu Parish (2014-2016)

  • State Swim Team Championship (2015)

  • Wendy’s Heisman Program Scholar (2016)

  • Varsity Soccer Captain (2016)

  • Academic Composite All-State Swim, Soccer (2016-2017)

  • 200 and 400 yard Freestyle Record-Holder, Sulphur High Swim

 

Grace Byler, North Vermillion High School

  • Athletic Participation: Basketball, Cheerleading, Track & Field

  • Plans to attend ULL and major in Education, Secondary Science

  • LHSCA Parent: Thomas Byler, North Vermillion High School

Organizations & Activities:

  • Student Council- President

  • District Student Council- Secretary

  • Beta Club

  • Campus Beautification Club

  • Friends Matter

  • Parish Government Day – Girls State

Honors:

  • Outstanding Citizen, Girls State

  • National Jr. Beta Qualifier

  • Three-time All-American Cheerleader

  • Two-time Honorable Mention All-District Basketball Player

  • Two-time Regional Track Qualifier

 

Grant Fitzhugh, Ouachita Christian School

  • Athletic Participation: Basketball, Football, Track & Field

  • Plans to attend Harding University and major in Bible and Preaching

  • LHSCA Parent: Steven Fitzhugh, Ouachita Christian School

Organizations & Activities:

  • National Honor Society- President

  • Student Government – Senior Class President

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (2013-2017)

  • Art Club (2013-2017)

  • Lambda Sigma Kappa (2015-2017)

Honors:

  • Valedictorian

  • FCA Huddle Leader Award

  • Football: First Team All-State Defensive Back (2014), Second Team All-State Defensive Back (2015), First Team All-State Athlete Selection (2016), NELA Offensive Player of the Year (2016), LA Football Magazine 2A Offensive Player of the Year (2016), Overall District MVP (2015-2016), All-District (2014-2017), All-NELA (2013-2017)

  • Basketball: Honorable Mention All-District (2015-2016)

  • Track: High Point Athlete of the District (2014-2015), High Point Athlete of the Region (2015)

  • Academic All-State Composite Team for Football, Basketball and Track (2016-2017)

 

Lorynn Valdez, St. James High School

  • Athletic Participation: Volleyball

  • Plans to attend Nicholls State and major in Allied Health Sciences

  • LHSCA Parent: Robert Valdez, St. James High School

Organizations & Activities

  • Catholic Youth Organization (2012-2016)

  • Krewe of Agape (2016-2017)

  • Library Club (2016-2017)

  • T.E.E.N.S. (2016-2017)

  • Opportunity Now (2017)

Honors:

  • Honor Roll (2014-2017)

  • Principal’s Honor Roll (2014)

  • St. James Parish Sheriffs Scholar