Livingston-Tangipahoa community photo gallery for Jan. 14, 2016 _lowres

Photo provided by Nick Gagliano -- Florida Parishes Bank Chairman of the Board Fritz W. Anderson II, center, presents John L. McGee Memorial Scholarship checks in the amount of $1,000 each to Breanna Prevost, Madison Chauvin, Lauren Daniel and Kayleigh Catalanatto, from left. Not pictured is Brody Pinion.

Florida Parishes Bank Chairman of the Board Fritz W. Anderson II recently recognized Kayleigh Catalanatto, Madison Chauvin, Lauren Daniel, Brody Pinion and Breanna Prevost as the recipients of the sixth annual John L. McGee Scholarship.

The bank established the scholarship fund to help local students continue their studies and to honor Johnny McGee, the bank’s longtime president, a news release said.

Five scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each were awarded to Tangipahoa Parish students who are attending a Louisiana university.

Catalanatto, a graduate of Hammond High Magnet School, is a sophomore at Southeastern Louisiana University, majoring in nursing.

Chauvin, a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Catholic High School in Hammond, is a sophomore at SLU, majoring in communications. She is a member of Phi Mu Sorority and the Public Relations Student Society of America.

Daniel, a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas, is a sophomore at LSU, majoring in kinesiology. She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority and the LSU Golden Girls.

Prevost, a graduate of Jewel M. Sumner High School in Kentwood, is a sophomore at SLU, majoring in occupational safety environment.

Pinion, a graduate of Ponchatoula High School, is a sophomore at Louisiana Tech University, majoring in mechanical engineering.

“Each of these students are high achievers at their respective universities,” Anderson said. “We are proud to play a part in helping achieve their educational goals.”