Normally, the Sheriff presents this scholarship to the recipient at the school’s Senior Awards Day. Well, this year the COVID-19 thwarted usual plans.
So, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office took a different approach this year and invited their recipient to the Sheriff’s Office in Franklin to be awarded the scholarship. The department said, “Our high school seniors really had a rough time with the spring semester, spring sports, and the usual celebrations for seniors. The Class of 2020 showed a lot of resilience through their disappointments and we are very proud of the Class of 2020.”
Therefore, they wanted to make a video to announce the scholarship winner in hopes that it would make the presentation more special.