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High School Graduates Eligible for $500 Scholarships at Nunez

Contributed by Nunez Community College

Nunez Community College in Chalmette is welcoming incoming freshmen to the Fall 2021 semester with a $500 scholarship.

The “Take Flight” and “We Give A Hoot About You” Scholarships each offer $500 to students who graduated from high school in 2021. “Take Flight” is available to any 2021 high school graduate currently residing in Louisiana while “Give A Hoot” is specifically for 2021 graduates of Chalmette High School.

Eligibility and application information for the “Give A Hoot” Scholarship can be found online at Nunez.edu/chs2021 and “Take Flight” can be found at Nunez.edu/takeflight.

Dr. Cherie Kay Larocca, Nunez Vice Chancellor for Education Training and Success, said the scholarships, which debuted in 2020, are a great incentive for 2021 high school graduates.

“Students entering college for the first time in the fall are already dealing with enough stress. These scholarships are a way for us to make their transition to higher education a little easier,” said Dr. LaRocca.

Nunez Teaching Grades 1-5 major Katie Mahler said that the “Give a Hoot” Scholarship was a major help when she began at Nunez in 2020.

“My freshman year at Nunez was a wonderful experience with caring teachers and a positive environment,” said Mahler.

Nunez has a full slate of on-campus classes available along with online and hybrid options that were developed over the past year. Enrollment is open until the first day of classes: Aug. 16.

Students can register online at Nunez.edu. Students who require assistance are welcome to call 504-278-6467, email admissions@nunez.edu, or use the Live Chat feature at Nunez.edu.

Nunez Community College is a student-centered institution that delivers relevant and innovative curriculum integrating the arts, sciences, and humanities leading to academic credentials and workforce opportunities. Nunez serves a vital role in the community by engaging with partners to support student success and personal growth. Nunez Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas. Nunez is located at 3710 Paris Road, Chalmette, LA. For more information, visit www.nunez.edu.

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