Retired educator set to award high school graduates with scholarships

Retired educator set to award high school graduates with scholarships

KEITHVILLE, LA (KSLA) - An ArkLaTex retired educator is awarding at least one outstanding Caddo/Bossier high school graduate scholarship money for school.

Isabella Simon-Sanders was an active educator for 39 years in Caddo Parish.  Sanders is now 92 years old.

In 1995 the I.S. Sanders Scholarship was established. Each year a $1,250 dollar scholarship is awarded to at least one outstanding graduating senior.

On Saturday, May 21 at 6:00 p.m. the 22nd annual I.S. Sanders Scholarship Banquet will be held at Mt. Bethel No. 1 Baptist Church in Keithville. KSLA News 12 Anchor, Domonique Benn will be the guest speaker.

Tickets are $20. If you would like a ticket to the banquet please call (318) 426-0165.

You can also make donations online to the scholarship fund.  Also donations are accepted by mail: Isabella Simon Sanders Scholarship Fund, PO Box 146, Keithville, LA 71047.

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