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Claiborne Sparks Accepting Applications for 9th and 11th Grade Girls Basketball Teams

We are accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Season for Girls Basketball Teams.


6th Grade through 11th Grade applications are being accepted.


Please fill out the attached application and submit.


You may contact the following for more information.

Jarvis Claiborne - 337-351-1592.

William Davis - 337-331=5882.

Charlesetta Lavergne - 225-278-6114. 


We anticipate competing in state and out of state this summer season!

The application is in the handout below.


Handout: 2014 Team Application

2014 Sparks Scholarship

The Claiborne Sparks are pleased once again to announce that they are offering multiple scholarships to graduating female student athletes in St. Landry Parish.

Applications will be accepted from public, and private and parochial schools in St. Landry Parish. 

Deadline for application submission is Friday, April 4, 2014.  Announcement of winners will be announced at the Annual Easter Classic Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday, April 19, 2014. 

 You may access the application form in the link below.

 We wish all applicants the best! 


Handout: 2014 Scholarship Info and Application

2013 5th Grade Bronze - Mardi Gras Gators

2013 5th Grade Silver - Livingston Ladies

2013 Gov. Games 7th Grade Gold - Baton Rouge Angels

2013 Gov. Games 7th Grade Silver - Lady Chaos

Tuesday, June 11
2013 Gov. Games 7th Grade Bronze - I-10 Athletics

2013 Gov. Games 8th Grade Gold

Monday, June 17
2013 Gov. Games 8th Grade Silver

2013 Gov. Games 8th Grade Bronze - Mississippi Ballers

2013 Gov. Games Varsity Gold - Mississippi Ballers

Monday, June 17
2013 Gov. Games Varsity Bronze - Lady Hurricanes

Breanna Lavine Receives Claiborne Sparks, Inc. 2013 Scholarship!

Claiborne Sparks, Inc. is proud to announce that Breanna Lavine is one of three of its 2013 scholarship recipients.

Breanna is a graduating student with a 4.0 GPA from Northwest High School.  She plans to major in biology/premed at Xavier University in New Orleans.

She is the daughter of  Sabrina Andrus and Goldman Lavine.

Breanna is an honor roll student and a recipient of the St. Landry Parish Chamber of Commerce Corporate Award.  She is also a St. Landry Parish Student of the Year Nominee; a member of the Honors English Club,  Foreign Language Club, Math Club, Social Studies Club, Drama Club,  and Future Teachers of America Club.

Breanna is also a member of the Northwest Girls Basketball Team, the Track Team and a member of the Cheerleading Squad.  She was named MVP for this year's 5-3A District girls basketball squad.  She has also been a member of the 1st District Team in girls basketball for District 5-3A and an All-Star member.  In track, she was district champ for the high jump. 

We wish Breanna nothing but the best for her future!

Chelsey Fontenot, a Claiborne Sparks, Inc. 2013 Scholarship Recipient

Ms. Chelsey Fontenot, is a student at North Central High School.  Chelsey is ranked #1 in her graduating class and is Valedictorian.  Ms. Fontenot plans to attend LSU in New Orleans and major in Kinesiology and after receiving her degree, will apply to become a medical doctor.  We have no doubt that Chelsey will accomplish this ambitious endeavor and we are pleased to play a small part in it. 

Chelsey is the daughter of Erick and Johnnie Fontenot of LeBeau, LA. 

Chelsey is also a recipient of the Tulane University Award for Outstanding Academic and Community Service; a Youth Leadership Member of the St. Landry Parish Chamber of Commerce; a St. Landry Parish Student of the Year Nominee; a student council member; Student of the Year at North Central High School;  Class President; Captain of the Basketball team; Captain of the Cross Country and Track Team; Career Pathway Participant; and a 4-H Club member. 

Chelsey was the regional champion in the 800 meters for this past school term; placed third in the 800 meter at state; was a three-time district champion in the long jump; and a member of the district champion girls basketball team for 2012-2013 and a Top 28 participant. 

Congratulations Chelsey!

Katherine Bouchereau, a 2013 Claiborne Spark Scholarship Recipient

The Claiborne Sparks, Inc. is proud to announce that Katherine Bouchereau is a recipient of one of its three 2013 scholarships.

Katherine is a graduating student from Port Barre High School.  She plans to major in Nursing at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

She is the daughter of Forest and Jerry Bouchereau of Washington, LA.

Katherine has shown herself to be a virtue of community service in the area by spear heading the "Walk for a Cause" for a fellow citizen in Port Barre.  She has also dedicated herself to helping and giving to the Port Barre Public Library through selfless hours of organizing and assembling children's books.  Katherine is known as a responsible young lady who puts forth and contributes in a positive way whenever an opportunity presents itself to help those in need. 

She is a member of the National Honors Society, Beta Club, Sisters with a Vision Service Club; FCCLA and the Chosen Club.

Katherine is an honor roll student and is a member of the track team and qualified for this year's regional track meet in the 1500 meters.  She is also a member of the Port Barre High School Swim Team.

Katherine says that sports taught her to give her all in everything, which she also intends to do in pursuing her college degree.

Congratulations to Katherine!

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2008 Awards and Appreciation Banquet

Nationals in Norman Opening Ceremonies