Burt and Shelley Poche presented proceeds from the 7th annual Dylan Kyle Poche Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament to the NSU Foundation, a $40,000 donation that will support the Dylan Kyle Poche Memorial Scholarship and the NSU Fishing Team. The tournament drew 260 boats from throughout Louisiana and Texas to Toledo Bend and included a silent auction and boat raffle.
Shelley Poche said this year’s event tournament was the largest yet with the most funds raised.
“We raised more so we can give more,” she said. “Hopefully it will continue to grow. It’s not only about the scholarship. It’s also about the team.” Proceeds assist the team with travel, fuel and other expenses.
Several volunteers helped make the event a success, including Poche family members and friends, the NSU Fishing Team and NSU Foundation staff. Assistant Director of Donor Relations Cristy Bernard commented on the large crowd at the weigh-in and the support of the community and all who…