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Spring scholarships announced

Instrumentation Student

Gonzales, LA — The River Parishes Community College Foundation announced the awarding of scholarships totaling $42,830 to 44 students for the Spring 2019 semester. Those students represent eight parishes served by the three-campus institution with a main campus in Gonzales.

The RPCC Foundation raises scholarship money annually through major corporations such as BASF, Rubicon, Marathon, and Dow, not-for-profit organizations, small businesses, and individual donors. Director of Advancement Lillie Murphy noted the RPCC faculty and staff alone contributed over $8,000 to the Foundation in 2018.

The student recipients received an average of $950 and are enrolled in nearly every program offered by the college including Practical Nursing, Process Technology, and Instrumentation.

Donations are being accepted now for 2019 and can be made through the Baton Rouge Area Foundation online at or sent directly to the RPCC Foundation at PO Box 550, Gonzales, LA 70707. For more information, email or call 225.743-8763.

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