CHS Student 1 of 12 Local Teens to Receive MERA Scholarship

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Submitted by Central High School 

Baton Rouge, LA, May 26, 2011- The Marketing Education Retail Alliance (MERA) awarded twelve $500.00 scholarships to eligible Louisiana high school seniors. The recipients are high school seniors who passed the National Retail Federation Certification and successfully completed online General Retail Courses to receive a Louisiana Retail Pro Certificate. All seniors who received the Louisiana Retail Pro Certificate by the specified deadline were eligible to enter the scholarship drawing. The scholarships can be used for any pursuit of higher education including trade schools and community colleges.

2011 Scholarship Recipients:
1. Angela White, Central High School
2. Ashley Clark, Denham Springs High School
3. Tyler Bajo, Denham Springs High School
4. Charlotte Pilkinton, Benton High School
5. Warren Malone, B.T. Washington High School
6. Nicholas Hodge, West Monroe High School
7. Taylor Cochrane, East Ascension High School
8. Thomas Willis, East Ascension High School
9. Precious Jones, W.D. Smith Career Center
10. Kilee Long, Zachary High School
11. Monterrica Hamilton, Zachary High School
12. Kristin Wintz, Zachary High School

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