Acadiana briefs for Friday, April 11, 2014

May 1 is the deadline for South Louisiana Community College students to apply for more than $60,000 in available scholarships for the upcoming academic year.

New and continuing students may begin applying for SLCC scholarships Saturday. For more information or to apply, visit and click on Student Scholarships under Quick Links.

SLCC is a comprehensive community college that operates campuses in Abbeville, Crowley, Franklin, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville and Ville Platte.

For more information about SLCC’s scholarships, contact Lana Fontenot at (337) 521-9026 or