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LSU CxC Names 40 Distinguished Communicators for 2012

05/18/2012 11:45 AM

BATON ROUGE – In addition to the class of 2012, LSU’s 277th commencement exercises honored 40 graduating students with the LSU Distinguished Communicator Award. These students earned this honor by demonstrating superior communication skills and meeting high standards in academics, leadership and community service through the LSU Communicaiton across the Curriculum, or CxC, program.

 

As the first program of its kind in the nation, CxC works with LSU faculty to train, mentor and recognize students who demonstrate exceptional skills in written, spoken, visual and technological communication. CxC is focused on enhancing learning experiences for students and preparing them for today’s highly competitive, communication-centered marketplace. The program was named the 2009-2010 Program of Excellence by the Conference on College Composition and Communication, and its annual Digital Media Fest helped the university to be named one of the top 10 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com this spring.

 

CxC honored the Distinguished Communicators in a ceremony on Thursday, May 17. The distinguished communicators of 2012 are as follows, listed with their major, hometown and faculty advisor:

  • Allison Pogue Canal, interior design
    Hometown: West Monroe, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Phillip Tebbutt                    
  • Ashley Daniele Stewart, studio art
    Hometown: Baton Rouge
    Faculty Advisor: Courtney Barr
  • Christine Elizabeth Leech, architecture
    Hometown: Slidell, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Marsha Cuddeback
  • LaQuinton Antwain Nimox, architecture
    Hometown: Hammond, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Jori Erdman
  • Megan Claire Harris, architecture
    Hometown: Mandeville, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Marsha Cuddeback
  • Ryan Michael Bertucci, architecture
    Hometown: Mandeville, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Jori Erdman
  • Farah F. Gheith, marketing
    Hometown: Alexandria
    Faculty Adivor: Alvin Burns  
  • Amanda Gayle Murphy, education
    Hometown: Zachary, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Cynthia DiCarlo      
  • Amelie M. Passaro, education
    Hometown: Baton Rouge
    Faculty Advisor: Karen Donnelly       
  • Anna Kathleen McPherson, education
    Hometown: Slidell, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Teresa Buchanan
  • Callie Marie Latiolais, education
    Hometown: Lafayette
    Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Baumgartner          
  • Cayla Maureen Shannon, education
    Hometown: Denham Springs, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Baumgartner          
  • Kacey Lynn Carrigan, education
    Hometown: Kenner, La.         
    Faculty Advisor: Teresa Buchanan     
  • Katherine Graham Brou, education    
    Hometown: New Orleans
    Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Baumgartner          
  • Kathryn Denise Holmes, education
    Hometown: Athens, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Baumgartner          
  • Lisa Rogillio, education
    Hometown: Denham Springs, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Baumgartner          
  • Melissa C. Tucker, education
    Hometown: Kenner, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Teresa Buchanan     
  • Tabitha Ann Eusea, education
    Hometown: Slidell, La.           
    Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Baumgartner          
  • Andrew Warren Calogero, biological engineering
    Hometown: Lafayette, La.     
    Faculty Advisor: Dan Hayes  
  • Kevin Scott Holly, biological engineering
    Hometown: Mandeville, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Steven Hall
  • Mary-Anne Kim Anh Nguyen, biological engineering
    Hometown: Baton Rouge
    Faculty Advisor: Marybeth Lima       
  • Melinda Melissa Hunter, biological engineering
    Hometown: Baton Rouge
    Faculty Advisor: Richard Bengtson   
  • Larry “Trey” Louis Ledet III, construction management
    Hometown: Thibodaux, La.    
    Faculty Advisor: Charles Pecquet      
  • Casey Marie Robelot, industrial engineering
    Hometown: Metairie, La.        
    Faculty Advisor: Gerald Knapp         
  • Joseph Trung Duon Tran, mechanical engineering
    Hometown: Amelia, La.
    Faculty Advisors: Wanjun Wang/Shengmin Guo       
  • Rebecca Jane Marx, mechanical engineering
    Hometown: Lafayette
    Faculty Advisor: Jack Helms  
  • Yvette Marie Triay, mechanical eningeering
    Hometown: Metairie, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Ingmar Schogel       
  • Reazalia Zaneta Allen, English
    Hometown: Shreveport
    Faculty Advisor: Cora Bauza
  • John Robert Butler, mass communication
    Hometown: Baton Rouge
    Faculty Advisor: Bob Mann   
  • Lance Stephen Bordelon, mass communication
    Hometown: Lafayette
    Faculty Advisor: Danny Shipka         
  • Miracle Ronnea Johnson, mass communication/sports administration
    Hometown: Zachary, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Herman Kelly
  • Abigayle Lynn Beyer, mass communication/political science
    Hometown: Houston, Texas
    Faculty Advisor: Bill Stickle  
  • Amanda Elizabeth Price, biochemistry
    Hometown: Houma, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Grover Waldrop      
  • Anne Marie Manor, biological sciences
    Hometown: Plattsburgh, N.Y.
    Faculty Advisor: Karen Sullivan        
  • Ashley Marie Hennessey, biological sciences
    Hometown: New Orleans
    Faculty Advisor: Naohiro Kato
  • Danielle Marie Fuselier, biological sciences
    Hometown: Baton Rouge
    Faculty Advisor: Bryan Carstens        
  • Kelsey N Hundley, biological sciences
    Hometown: Mamou, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Robyn Carlin
  • Nathalie Simone Malcolm, biochemistry
    Hometown: Baton Rouge
    Faculty Advisor: Sue Bartlett
  • Stewart Wynn Humble, biological sciences
    Hometown: Egan, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Drew Lamonica Arms
  • Trevor Fanning, geology, graduating Summer 2012
    Hometown: Metairie, La.
    Faculty Advisor: Judith Schiebout

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