Lane Nursing Scholarship Awarded to Central High Recipient

Lane Nursing Scholarship Awarded to Central High Recipient

Cayden Walls was recently awarded the $5000 Lane Volunteer Services Nursing Scholarship.

Named as Central High School’s (CHS) 2021-2022 student of the year, Cayden earned a 4.74 GPA in advanced course work, demonstrated leadership as a member of Mu Alpha Theta and Student Council Leadership Board, worked as the social media manager of CHS Wildcat Scoop, and represented the school’s Cheer Team as Mascot. He was also a member of CHS Talented Theater and Art program and the National Honors Society.

Cayden’s community involvement included making custom, homemade Christmas cards for patients in the children’s hospital and volunteering as a youth leader at church.

Cayden is the son of Marc and Nancy Walls. He will be attending Southeastern Louisiana University this fall to pursue his Bachelor of Nursing and plans to work as an emergency room nurse at Lane Regional Medical Center upon graduation.  

The Lane Volunteer Services Scholarship is open to high school students who plan to pursue a career in nursing and attend an accredited Louisiana program. For more information on the 2023 scholarship requirements and entry deadlines, please email or call 225-658-6699.