Each year, the Independence Bowl Foundation, in conjunction with Willis-Knighton Health System, awards a $2,500 scholarship each to one Caddo Parish and one Bossier Parish graduating senior for their academic performance and commitment to our communities through service.

2013 Recipients
Elles Rock – Airline High School
Hannah Love – C.E. Byrd High School

2012 Recipients
Carie Dupree – Haughton High School
Alexa Babin – C.E. Byrd High School

2011 Recipients
Brody Fitzpatrick – Parkway High School
Ruth Bishop – Caddo Magnet High School

2010 Recipients
Williamson Slack – Airline High School
Marshall Watts – Captain Shreve High School

2009 Recipients
Maysa Kaskas – Caddo Magnet High School
Stephanie Axelson – Airline High School

2008 Recipients
Kristina Lagasse – Parkway High School
Taylor Prothro – C.E. Byrd High School

2007 Recipients
Niharika Jain – Caddo Magnet High School
Sydney Rich – Parkway High School

2006 Recipients
David Windler – Parkway High School
Victoria Prothro – C.E. Byrd High School

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