LSU College of Agriculture awards five University Medals

university medalistsFive LSU College of Agriculture students received University Medals during the college’s commencement ceremony on May 12 in the LSU Maddox Field House.

The University Medal was established as an award for LSU undergraduate students graduating with the highest grade-point-average in their class.

“This is an outstanding achievement,” said Bill Richardson, dean of the College of Agriculture and LSU vice president for agriculture. “We are very proud of these students for their accomplishment.”

Earning University Medals were: Kelly Forschler, a nutrition and food sciences major from New Orleans; Mackenzie Gremillion, an animal sciences major from Baton Rouge; Allison Poche, an animal sciences major from Baton Rouge; Jennifer Parent, a nutrition and food sciences major from New Orleans, and Elizabeth Weltman, a double major in natural resource ecology and management and sociology from Baton Rouge.