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Donaldsonville Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council commissioners receive scholarships during a recent council meeting. From left are Courtney Washington, Mayor Leroy Sullivan, L’Nysia Johnson, volunteer coordinator Tamiko Francis Garrison and Laura Gutierrez. Honorees not pictured are Troy’el Comeaux, Kevin Singleton and MaKayla Jacobs.

The Donaldsonville Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council commissioners were recently awarded scholarships from the commission. 

Each commissioner earns $100 a year for attending meetings, hosting events in the community and attending commission mandatory events.

Honorees included Courtney Washington, Xavier University; L’Nysia Johnson, Southeastern Louisiana University; Laura Gutierrez, Southern University; Troy'el Comeaux; Kevin Singleton and MaKayla Jacobs. 

Mayor Leroy Sullivan and program volunteer coordinator Tamiko Francis Garrison help to facilitate the group's activities.