Memorial golf tournament slated May 1 _lowres

Photo provided by Christy Anderson -- Jerry and Cherry Boudreaux of Zachary died Nov. 6 and Oct. 16, 2014, respectively. The couple is being remembered through the Scramblin' For ZHS Scholarships, a memorial golf tournament established by the Boudreaux family.

The family of Jerry and Cherry Boudreaux, of Zachary, is hosting a memorial golf tournament called “Scramblin’ for ZHS Scholarships” on May 1 at Copper Mill Golf Club.

The tournament is in memory of Jerry and Cherry Boudreaux, who died one month apart in 2014.

“Our parents rose from humble beginnings, both dedicating their lives to education,” daughter Beetle Boudreaux Fisher said on behalf of her siblings Robyn Boudreaux Amrhein, Boosey Boudreaux, Brent Boudreaux and Pookie Boudreaux Screws.

Jerry Boudreaux worked as a teacher and coach prior to becoming principal at Zachary High School in 1970, where he served until his retirement in 1995.

Cherry Boudreaux worked 39 years in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System, serving as both a teacher and principal.

Both were Air Force veterans.

“Our parents believed that with education, hard work and perseverance, individual accomplishments are unlimited,” added Fisher.

In memory of the Boudreauxs, proceeds from tournament will be awarded in the form of a scholarship to a graduating Zachary High senior to help defray the cost of first-year tuition at any college or university.

Tournament format is a four-man scramble that will include 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. flights.

Entry costs are $500 per team or $125 per golfer.

Sponsorship levels include the following packages: $1,000 Golden Rule Academic, one team entry, hole signage and name or business logo on all media and advertising; $500 Education is Everything, hole signage and name or business logo on all media and advertising; and $100 Principal, hole sponsor.

Lunch will be served at noon, and prizes awarded.

For information or to register, email pookieboudreaux@icloud.com, or call Fisher at (225) 978-3089.