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Irma DeTiege Scholarship


Irma DeTiege Scholarship Recipient Jordan Hunter

What a journey from a zero to somebody! The legendary late Irma DeTiege was just an ordinary person from Riverton LA. She was raised by a single mother with a sister and brother who worked from dawn to can't see at night. On the farm you could not be shiftless or lazy. It was a difficult era where only the strong survived. Irma DeTiege had no crystal stair. Her work ethic was git it done by any means, no matter the severity or weather. If you didn't work, you didn't eat. Through all the hard times, she never gave up on her dream of being someone special in her on way. She quietly made her m...

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