The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association will award two college scholarships on Legends Night May 24 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino in Opelousas, La.
Each scholarship is valued at $1,000. The requirements for the scholarship are as follows:
—Must be a college student enrolled full-time for fall 2014;
—Must be in good standing with the college; and
—Must be present to win.
The scholarship will be deposited directly into the student's account at the college. The student is asked to provide the name and address of the college that they are attending.
"The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association is pleased to make an investment in the future of our state by investing in the education process," said Roger Heitzmann, secretary/treasurer for the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association.
The Louisiana Legends Night for Louisiana-breds features eight stakes races worth $750,000. The program begins at 5:40 p.m. CDT, and the student must be present to register for a drawing for each of scholarships between 4:40 p.m. and 5:40 p.m. at the designated booth. The drawings will be after the fifth race, at approximately 7:40 p.m.