LSU Employees Recognized at Fall Commencement

BATON ROUGE – Twenty-two LSU employees were recognized at the university’s 294th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 15, where 1,591 students graduated.

There is no main ceremony for December commencement, so each college held separate ceremonies to recognize their own individual students. Of the 22 employees who graduated, five earned a bachelor’s degree, nine earned a master’s degree, one earned a graduate certificate and seven earned a doctoral degree.

Those employees who were awarded degrees include the following:

Bachelor’s Degree:
Margaret Shepard Broussard, School of Interior Design                                          
Hallie Elaine Byrd, Center for Academic Success                                            
Krystal Kaye Castille, Early Childhood Education Laboratory School                    
Kiara Littlejohn, LSU Police                                 
Lila Victoria Molina, Kinesiology                                              

Master’s Degrees:
Jacob Achille Behrnes, Financial Systems Services
Brittany Marie Bourg, LSU AgCenter
Tiffany Leondra Davis Division of Strategic Communication           
Hannah Thibodeaux Devall, LSU AgCenter
Elaine Vidrine Duke, Experience LSU                                           
Daniel Angelo Monaco, Telecommunications                                  
Timothy Hans Nguyen, Communications                                           
Gary Michael Reed Jr. Political Science                                        
Matthew Daniel Voitier. Plant, Environmental and Soil Science                    

Graduate Certificate:
Anissa Addison-Guerin, College of Engineering

Doctoral Degrees:
Susan Crochet, Office of the Chief Technology Officer
Sylviane Ngandu-Kalenga Greensword, University Lab School   
Denise Marie Holston, Nutrition and Food Sciences
Moinul Islam Mahdi, Louisiana Transportation Research Center  
Loren Stelly McIntyre, University Lab School   
Gretchen Schneider, Department of Chemistry  
Samuel Lee Wyatt, Internal Audit

The names of all of the students who received degrees can be accessed at LSU’s commencement website, The list is for fall 2017 graduates who have authorized release of their names.



Contact Ernie Ballard
LSU Media Relations