Marshal Johnny Wyatt Public Service Excellence (Memorial) Scholarship

Established by the men and women of the Bossier City Marshal Office Emergency Communications Group

Criteria

For two decades, Marshal Johnny G. Wyatt set the standard in law enforcement for the Caddo-Bossier Community, the region, and the State of Louisiana in the area of marshal operations for communities large and small. In addition, his dedication to protecting the youth of our community through the establishment of the Northwest Louisiana Internet Crimes against Children Task Force has brought national recognition to the Bossier City Marshal Office concerning efforts to stop cyber crimes.

Purpose of the scholarship:
To support BPCC criminal justice or cyber technology students.

Number of scholarships to be awarded:
One scholarship will be awarded each year.

Award Amount:
Up to $1,000

Criteria for applicants:

  • Student must have a minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA on all college work
  • Student must be enrolled in 12 credit hours (full-time) at BPCC
  • Student must be criminal justice or cyber technology major
  • Student must submit a one page (one or two paragraphs) typed or neatly printed letter explaining the need or why they are the best candidate for the award.
  • Student who demonstrates a special or unusual financial need as determined by the BPCC Foundation Scholarship Committee, or
  • Student who possesses talents that are desirable and will lend credibility to the college, or
  • Student who has other special existing circumstances, which warrant the issuing of a scholarship award.

Application Periods/How To Apply

For consideration, applicants must complete the Johnny Wyatt Scholarship Application and submit all supporting documentation to the BPCC Foundation, Inc. before the fall or spring application deadlines (spring deadline - Dec. 15 and fall deadline – July 15)

Return completed applications to:

Mr. Dan Cain, Instructor
BPCC
6220 E. Texas, Bldg. E, Room 112
Bossier City, LA 71111

Contributions

If you wish to contribute to this fund and help preserve the memory of Marshal Wyatt, his commitment to justice, our youth and our communities, please complete and return the contribution form below. The family will be informed of your gift, and the proceeds will benefit academic scholarships for students enrolled in the Criminal Justice and Cyber Technology programs at Bossier Parish Community College.