Lamar State College-Orange conferred more than 276 degrees, certificates and institutional awards at the Spring 2014 Commencement ceremony on May 9 at the Lutcher Theater.
Six graduates of Lamar State College-Orange graduated with the designation of summa cum laude, with “highest honors.” Summa cum laude designation includes those students with grade point averages of 3.8 to 4.0. The students with this designation were Regina Ann Rives, Orange; Billie Daune Young, Orange; Yu Lin, Beaumont, Diane Lynn Hare, Silsbee; Carla Louise Blackwell, Vidor; and Mikaela Elizabeth Brown, Kountze.
Magna cum laude, or “high honors” designation, is awarded to graduates who earn GPAs of 3.65 to 3.79. The four students receiving this recognition were Penny Kay Stevens, Bon Weir; Gwendolyn Sue Blessing, Buna; Melody Ann Rhodes, Orange; and Sheila Renee Rizzato, Vidor.
Ten students graduated cum laude, or with “honors” designation, with GPAs of 3.50 to 3.64. The students with this honor were Jamie Lynn Vanderweg, Visor; Ashley Kathryn McConnell, Orange; Patsy Ann Hudson, Deweyville; Joseph Wayne Robertson, Bridge City; Dustin Ty Bickham, Deweyville; Colby Ryan Thibodeaux, Vinton, LA; Jennifer Lynn Miller, Mauriceville; Rachel Erin
Ford, Orange; Eric Jordan Roberts, Silsbee; and Tracey Dunmon Miles, Orange.
Please join us in congratulating all of our graduates on their academic accomplishments.
Graduates are listed below according to hometown and degree earned:
Associate of Arts Degree:
Beaumont: Megan Rochelle Enderle and LaToya Renee Mansfield, teaching 1.
Deweyville: D’Andra Barrow, teaching 1.
Orange: Alayna MeriAnne Jacobs, Shannon Lynn King, Britney Nicole LeBoeuf Sanford, and Heather Michelle Smith, teaching 1; Lauren Ragan Willis, teaching 2.
Associate of Science Degree:
Beaumont: Christopher Darnell Ezidore, business.
Bridge City: Jordon Hunter Pickard, business; William Charles Hall, liberal arts; Christine Leann Himoto, sociology; Roy Tyler James, Darylann Marie Harvey LeMoine, Tyler James Roy and Monica Lynn Vincent, liberal arts; Vanissa P. Low, natural science.
Deweyville: Patsy Ann Monceaux Hudson, business; D'Andra Barrow, liberal arts.
Kirbyville: Trent Lloyd Sherwin, natural science.
Mauriceville: Jennifer Lynn Miller, liberal arts.
Orange: Garett Michael Granger, Kacy Alyssa Juneau, Ashley Kathryn McConnell, Tracey Lynette Dumon Miles, Sheena Marie Vaughn Nusom and Lauren Ragan Willis, business; Ashley Angelnique Guillory, communications; Carl Clark Miles, computer science; Seth Wolford and Billie D'Aune Bryant Young, criminal justice; Nicole Ashley Moody, criminal justice and forensic science; Donna Kay Webb Buchanan, Chrystina Ulyssa Edwards, Danielle Alyse Frazier, Chelsea Lashae Goodman, Tolivar Stewart Grimes, Ridasha Patrecia Hafford, Evangeline Marie Hall, Seth Lavoy Harley, Cydney Rebecca Hines, Christina Marie Landry, Brittany Nicole Leffew, and Morgan Alysse Milligan, liberal arts; Ethan D. Berwick and John L. Gilchrist, natural science; Misty Michelle Dominguez, sociology;
Silsbee: Jettie Sharon Granger and Eric Jordan Roberts, business.
Vidor: Leslie Carl Lightfoot III, business; Debra Judith Hardesty and Joshua Ray Johnson, criminal justice; Taylor Charice Johns, communications; Alicia Renee Hendrickson Grant, Daniel Ray Kibodeaux, liberal arts; Terrell Wayne Brister, natural science;