The United Veterans League of Houma, Louisiana awarded their first United Veterans League Scholarship. Commander Ray Ordoyne and Senior Vice Commander Thomas M. Angel presented a check to Fletcher's nursing student, Tammy LeBlanc. The $600 scholarship will be administered over three semesters.
Ms. LeBlanc served in the United States Army for three years as medical specialist and the Army Reserves for eight years. In 1997, Ms. Leblanc graduated from Fletcher's Practical Nursing Program. In 2009, she re-enrolled in the College to pursue her Associate of Science in Nursing degree. She is currently employed by South Louisiana Medical Associates, which is affiliated with Chabert Medical Center.
About the United Veterans League
The United Veterans League of Houma, Louisiana received its charter in 1999 as a nonprofit organization. The United Veterans League is dedicated to preserving the Honor and Patriotism of all Veterans, by performing Military Funerals for fallen Veterans, Flag Ceremonies, and Dedications. The United Veterans League Scholarship Program was established by the United Veterans League and administered through the Fletcher Foundation to assist a veteran to further his or her education.