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LSU Honors College Graduates 78 Students at Spring Commencement

05/17/2013 03:34 PM

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Honors College graduated 78 students at the university’s 280th commencement exercises on Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May 17.
 

The Honors College gave special recognition to the 36 students who participated in a specific honors program and successfully completed and defended an undergraduate thesis.
 

The following students, listed by hometown, graduated with College Honors, completing a minimum of 32 hours of honors coursework including the upper-division honors program:
 

Louisiana:      
Baton Rouge:

Daniel Cabrido Alcanzare, political science and history; Rachel Annamae Berard, international studies and political science; Alex Michael Braud, political science; Nathan Edward Bush, mathematics; Daniel James Case, physics; Anthony Nash Correro II, psychology; Mia Cherise Ferriss, physics; Rathnayaka M K D Gunasingha, chemical engineering; Charles Ray Halliburton, chemistry; Jacob Jesch, anthropology; Jose Aquiles Parodi Amaya, computer engineering; and Jessica Leigh Wasiloski, architecture
 

Covington:

Christine A. Derbins, mathematics and mass communication
 

Deridder:
Leslie Ann Leavoy, mass communication
 

Destrehan:
Megan Catherine Ranck, biochemistry

 

Gretna:
Aimee Elizabeth Chalin, political science
 

Hammond:
Brian Christopher Poulin, computer science

 

Lake Charles:
Elizabeth Louise Clausen, English, and Jerome Avery Weston, mathamatics

 

Mandeville:
Lindsay Hope Wilson, architecture
 

Napoleonville:
Sarah Elizabeth Gravois, architecture

 

Natchitoches:
Lindsay O’Neal Prothro, geology
 

Opelousas:
Tiffany LaShay Lemon, biochemistry, and Angelica Raven Simmons, biological sciences  
 

Plaquemine:
Arundhati Bakshi, biological sciences
 

Ponchatoula:
Kit E. Hymel, computer science
 

Sulphur:
Leigh Anne Phillips, mass communication
 

Zachary:
Laura Ann Clesi, chemistry
 

Kentucky:
Louisville:

Amy Elizabeth Seldon, architecture
 

Florida:
Brandon:

Brandyn R. Chinn, biochemistry

 

North Carolina:
Charlotte:

 Stephanie Marlene Fuqua, political science

 

Tennessee:
Germantown:

Victoria Lynn Wood, political science and international studies

 

Seymour:
Devin J. Conway, biological sciences
 

Texas:
Fort Worth:

Elizabeth Ashley Mengis, biochemistry
 

Katy:
Mollye Elizabeth Baker, kinesiology
 

Honduras:
Tegucigalpa:

Michelle Christine Zavala-Cardona, political science and international studies

 

The following three students graduated with the Upper Division Honors Distinction for completing the upper-division honors program:
 

Baton Rouge:
Danica Rue Levine, international studies
 

Walker:
Douglas Graham Secrest, accounting
 

Klondike, Texas:
Shane Gregory Cone, geology
           
For more information on the LSU Honors College, visit http://www.honors.lsu.edu/.           

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