Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal recently announced the 2022 winner of the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association Undergraduate Educational Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually in each parish to a college bound student who has demonstrated scholarship and citizenship.
The 2022 Washington Parish scholarship was awarded by Sheriff Seal to William Richard Adams of Bogalusa. Adams, a graduate of Pope John Paul High School, plans to attend LSU to study law and business. He stated his goal is to be a “reputable attorney in the pursuit of justice, doing so with humility and respect.”
Adams excelled in academics and athletics during his school years. While in high school, Will was a member of the National Honor Society, maintained a cumulative 4.30 grade point average and scored 28 on his ACT test. A member of the district and state championship soccer team, he was selected as the most valuable player on offense.
“While reviewing scholarship applications,” said Sheriff Seal, “I was impressed with the number of outstanding students in Washington Parish. Our parish is blessed with so many wonderful young people who are a credit to all of us and who will serve us well in years to come. It was an honor to present this scholarship to Will, and I look forward to hearing good reports as he pursues his academic and legal goals.”