Family holds barbecue fundraiser for Aldrema Carter Vessel Scholarship _lowres

Advocate photo by HOWARD ARCENEAUX -- Members of Aldrema Carter Vessel’s family held a barbecue chicken fundraiser in St. Francisville April 2. Vessel died of cancer in July 2012, and her relatives host the annual event to fund a $1,000 scholarship in her name. For the past four years, the Aldrema Carter Vessel Scholarship has been awarded to a graduating senior from West Feliciana High School. Attending the Vessel fundraiser, front row, from left, are Nicole Carter, Endia Carter, Kyrshela Gwinn and Monisha Leonard; and back row, Paul Carter, Bridget Carter Woodson, Bridget Mitchell, Derrick Carter, Christina Carter holding Scarlett Torres, Elise Griffin, Melda Carter and Michael Glasper (hidden from view).

Members of Aldrema Carter Vessel’s family held a barbecue chicken fundraiser in St. Francisville on April 2. Vessel died of cancer in July 2012, and her relatives host the annual event to fund a $1,000 scholarship in her name. For the past four years, the Aldrema Carter Vessel Scholarship has been awarded to a graduating senior from West Feliciana High School.