18 Aug 2014

CHS Senior, Triston Elston, Receives Kelly Gibson Foundation Scholarship

CHS senior, Triston Elston, was recently selected as a scholarship recipient from the Kelly Gibson Foundation. The foundation gifted Elston $1,000 toward his first year of college.

The Kelly Gibson Foundation is a community-driven charity dedicated to improving the lives of those who live in New Orleans and the surrounding areas with an emphasis on supporting childrení´s athletic programming, first responders and military initiatives.

To qualify for the scholarship, applicants had to compete in three out of five Kelly Gibson Junior Golf Tour events, and serve as a mentor at two out of five lower age division KGJGT events. Other qualifications include a record of volunteerism in the community and participation in extracurricular school activities.

Elstoní´s scholarship was announced on August 4, 2014, at the Kelly Gibson Foundation Awards Banquet presented by the Fore!Kids Foundation.