The Marilyn Hughes Scholarship award was established in 2003 in honor of Marilyn Millet Fontenot Hughes.
Marilyn a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, moved to Denham Springs in 1975 where she raised her family of three daughters, Lesley, Ashley and Shelley.
In 2001, Marilyn ws diagnosed with lung cancer. During this time, she continued to grow in her Catholic Faith. Marilyn was an active and dedicated member of the Womens Council and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Following her death in 2002, the Womens Council created a scholarship in her honor to be awarded to further the education of a deserving young women in our parish.
It is our hope that by maintaining this legacy, the recipient will continue to grow in her Catholic faith and academic endeavors.