News Release

Southeastern confers degrees on 1,029 students -- including 50,000th graduate

Contact: Christina Chapple


(1) President's Medals for Academic Excellence (2) 50,000th graduate

(1) SOUTHEASTERN'S TOP STUDENTS -- Southeastern Louisiana University President Randy Moffett, far left, and University of Louisiana Board of Supervisors member Andre Coudrain, far right, congratulate the recipients  of Southeastern's President's Medal for Academic Excellence at the university's spring commencement May 13. The students earned the highest grade point average in the university's six colleges. From left, front, are Brittany M. Owens of Albany, College of Science and Technology, 3.929 grade point average; Mary Louise Imbraguglio of Hammond, College of General Studies, 4.0 gpa; Sandra Aden Austin of Amite, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 4.0 gpa; Tara A. Bordelon of Hammond and Chalmette, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 3.886 gpa; Kyra D. Bascle of Luling, College of Education and Human Development, 4.0 gpa; Scott R. Ploof of Ponchatoula, College of Business, 4.0 gpa; back, Danielle Marie Faucheux of Mandeville, College of Education and Human Development, 4.0 gpa; Susan L. Plasko of Abita Springs, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 4.0 gpa; Cheree L. Baros of Greenwell Springs, College of Business, 4.0 gpa; Elizabeth Renee Brown of Covington, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 4.0 gpa; Michael R. Hall of DeRidder, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 4.0 gpa; Jessica A. Badeau of Zachary, College of Education and Human Development, 4.0 gpa.


(2) 50,000TH SOUTHEASTERN GRADUATE -- Sean Buzzetta, an accounting major from Springfield, center, took center stage at Southeastern Louisiana University's spring commencement ceremony Saturday when he became the 50,000th student to earn a Southeastern degree since the university's founding in 1925. After being heralded by a drum roll and confetti, Buzzetta received special gifts from, left to right, Alumni Association President Ken Kenelly, President Randy Moffett, and University of Louisiana System board members Andre Coudrain and Elsie Burkhalter.


     HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana University conferred degrees on 1,029 graduates Saturday, May 13, at the university's spring commencement exercises.

     Hammond attorney Andre Coudrain, a Southeastern alumnus and member of the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, was the keynote speaker at the 10 a.m. ceremony in the University Center arena.

     During the ceremony, Southeastern recognized Sean Buzzetta, an accounting major from Springfield and 2002 Ponchatoula High School graduate, as the 50,000th student to receive a diploma since the university was founded in 1925.

     President’s Medals for Academic Excellence were awarded to students with the highest cumulative grade point average in the university’s six colleges. In three colleges, multiple awards were presented to students with perfect 4.0 grade point averages. Recipients were:

     ▪ College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences -- psychology majors Sandra Aden Austin of Amite, Elizabeth Renee Brown of Covington and Susan L. Plasko of Abita Springs, and English major Michael R. Hall of DeRidder, all 4.0 grade point average.

     ▪ College of Business – management major Cheree L. Baros of Greenwell Springs, marketing major Matthew Robert Emmons of Ponchatoula, and general business major Scott R. Ploof of Ponchatoula, all 4.0 grade point average.

     ▪ College of Education and Human Development – elementary education major Jessica A. Badeaux of Zachary, special education major Kyra D. Bascle of Luling, and English education major Danielle Marie Faucheux of Mandeville, all 4.0 grade point average.

     ▪ College of General Studies – general studies major Mary Louise Imbraguglio of Hammond, 4.0 grade point average.

     ▪ College of Nursing and Health Sciences – speech, language and hearing major Tara A. Bordelon of Chalmette, 3.886 grade point average.

     ▪ College of Science and Technology – computer science major Brittany M. Owens of Albany, 3.929 grade point average.

     Area students receiving associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees were:


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Oakdale -- Kristin B. Johnson, Kinesiology;


Master’s Degrees

     Geismar -- Jamie B. Kramer, MAT Secondary Education;

     Gonzales -- Suzette B. Bowen, Counselor Education;

     Prairieville -- Ruby M. Davis, Executive MBA; Michelle R. Doucet, MAT Secondary Education; Van G. Gautreaux, Executive MBA; Malcolm J. LeBeau Jr., Business Administration; Christie C. Rockco, Communication Sciences & Disorders; David W. Womack, Executive MBA;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Darrow -- Nasheka B. Miles, Accounting;

     Donaldsonville -- Mary E. Viso, Finance;

     Geismar --  Tracie O. Ducote, History;

     Gonzales -- Dustin P. Braud, Marketing; Brett P. Colligan, Criminal Justice; Hollie R. Deslatte, Kinesiology; Kelli M. Gautreau, General Studies; Clint G. Hebert, General Business; Stefanie A. Laiche, Nursing; Jeni M. Leeth, Accounting; Tyler M. Mire, General Business; Crystal N. Morin, Elementary Education Grades 1-5; Patrick G. Reames, General Studies; Cathy O.Riggio, Nursing; Daniel E. Robinson, Accounting; Carrie S. Stutzman, Nursing; Bonnie A. Williams, Liberal Arts Studies; Jennipher V. Williams, Social Work; Laci B. Williams, General Studies; David R. Young III, Management;

     Prairieville -- Steven D. Achord, Finance; Lisa A. Bennett, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Carrie A. Bryan, Nursing; Michelle G. Cornett, Nursing; Jamie L. Courville, Finance; Christopher H. Delaney, Chemistry; Christy N. Gnagie, Psychology; Courtney L. Hope, Kinesiology; Brittany M. Miranda, Accounting; Lacee C. Raybon, Marketing; 

     St. Amant -- Cherie M. Cantin, Speech Education Grades 6-12; Ashleigh B. Delaune, Accounting; Shannon M. Lisenbee, Criminal Justice;

Associate Degrees

     St. Amant -- Chaney J. Gonzales, Industrial Technology;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Iowa -- Makeitta A. Darbonne, Criminal Justice;


Master’s Degrees

     Baker -- Tracy L. Bell, Health & Kinesiology;

     Baton Rouge -- Heather A. Austin, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Lora K. Broussard, MAT Secondary Education; Nathan L. Bryant, MAT Secondary Education; Jackie L. Callahan, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Brooke L. Catalon, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Marcy E. Couvillion, Business Administration; Jason C. Crawford, Organizational Communication; Monique N. Evans, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Patricia M. Geiss, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Helena T. Hubbard, Executive MBA; Heather E. Hughes, Business Administration; Jeanine L. Lafargue, Nursing; Candice A. McCollum, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Jaimie L. McNeill, English; Monique M. Montgomery, MAT Secondary Education; Jeremy L. O'Banion, Administration & Supervision; Sylvia E. Patrick, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Rosa M. Patt, Psychology; Lindsey H. Pitalo, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Carrie R. Raleigh, Business Administration; Janette T. Saylor, Administration & Supervision; Casey R. Smith, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Wilford J. Trahan III, Health & Kinesiology; Christine E. Welk, MAT Secondary Education; Lauren D. Whatley, Business Administration

     Zachary -- Michelle L. Loolara, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Aleshia C. Taylor, Administration & Supervision

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Baker -- Jesse N. Aucoin, Criminal Justice; Tiffany R. Beshears, Psychology; Dyson A. Germany, Finance; Haley J. Murray, Marketing;

     Baton Rouge -- Debbie A. Abuso, Nursing; Jeanne M. Albarado, Social Work; Robert H. Auxilien, Sociology; Krystal J. Barkley, Communication; Shawanda L. Benton, Psychology; Monica L. Blackwood, General Studies; Byron M. Blanchard, Accounting; Jessica L. Bollinger, General Studies; Michelle R. Bourgeois, General Business; Kristen M. Boyle, Sociology; LaTonda L. Briggs, Psychology; Kristen T. Brooks, Marketing; Derek Q. Canchola, Management; Kellie A. Comeaux, Accounting; Sarah A. Connelly, Marketing; Andrea C. Cooley, Nursing; Jolenn M. Darensbourg, Art; Leslie A. Darensbourg, Family & Consumer Sciences; Courtney R. David, Kinesiology; Jamie E. DeCaro, Nursing; Angela K. Dedon, Social Work; Tara R. Dixon, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities;

     Also, Anitra C. Edwards, General Business; Tasha T. Fanska, General Studies; Elizabeth C. Fontenot, Nursing; Joshua C. Foster, Biological Sciences; Lauryn A.Franks, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Jason A. Fried, Computer Science; Tina M. Gallo, General Studies; Nyra N. George, Finance; Kristie M. Glissman, Management; Mindy R. Green, Marketing; Jennifer L. Guedon, General Studies; Laura A. Gueringer, Family & Consumer Sciences; John S. Guillet III, Industrial Technology; Jill M. Guillory, Marketing; Amy A.  Hadid, General Business; Michelle A. Ham, Accounting; Amanda M. Hammonds, Accounting; Lauren E. Hampton, History; Marcia B. Hampton, Marketing; Jonathon M. Hebert, Industrial Technology; Katie M. Henderson, Art; Alicia N. Hogan, General Business;

     Also, Astone G. Jarreau, General Studies; Chelsea L. Jasper, Nursing; Aneesa L. John, Accounting; Brian B. Johnston, Mathematics; Jeffrey B. Kennedy, Finance; Rajah B. Kennedy, Music; Chad A. Kruszynsky, Computer Science; Eric S. Lacassin, Communication; Heather E. Lawrence, Nursing; Joshua M. Lewis, Management; Carly E. Lousteau, Industrial Technology; Rene P. Madden, Chemistry; Erin C. McCalip, General Studies; Molly A. Menke, Psychology;  Jade J. Nakhleh, Finance; Jeremy J. Neenan, General Studies; Truc T. Ngo, Nursing; Daina B. Nobles, General Business; Lara N. Ogletree, General Studies; Shannon N. Oktabetz, Psychology; Tanya J. Orr, Accounting;

     Also, Cynthia C. Pampell, Social Work; Steven G. Parnell, Criminal Justice; Charlie E. Penny, Nursing; Liane E. Pike, Health Education & Promotion; Anthony J. Pitalo, Finance; Michael W. Plauche Jr., General Studies; Daniel C. Poe, Criminal Justice; John R. Price, Management; Melanie R. Rea, Family & Consumer Sciences; Brian P. Richard, Accounting; Claire E. Richard, Marketing; Courtney B. Richard, General Business; Matthew D. Richardson, Marketing; Brian J. Rowan, General Studies; Kenneth B. Ruh, Marketing; Scott J. Sanchez, Criminal Justice; Daniel C. Sanders, General Business; Elizabeth B. Scott, Art; Dawn M. Simoneaux, General Studies; Kathleen C. Simpson, Nursing; William C. Snee, Chemistry; LaToya J. Stell,  Social Work; Kristy R. Theophilus, Sociology; Jessica E. Turner, Criminal  Justice; Michael J. Venable, Marketing; Eneidra L. Wells, General Business; Laine W. Wells, Nursing; Breanne L. Whisenant, Nursing; Daphne E. White,  Management; John P. Wolff IV, Chemistry;

     Greenwell Springs -- Christal A. Achord, Nursing; Megan M. Barilleau, Nursing; Cheree L. Baros, Management; Ashley M. Billings, Biological Sciences; Alisha C. Camus, Art; Alicia N. Hart, Nursing; Matthew R. Magnuson, Computer Science; Jacob W. Roeling, Management; Mark H. Spedale, Accounting;

     Pride -- Dana K. Caston, Accounting; Deana A. Martin, Nursing; Kristen L. Mullins, Nursing;

     Zachary -- Jessica A. Badeaux, Elementary Education; Jami R. Bellard, Family & Consumer Sciences; Kacie N. Cifreo, Management; Tracie L. Kelly, Management; Amber L. Thibodeaux, General Business

Associate Degrees

     Baton Rouge -- Seth D. Gauthier, Industrial Technology; Madeline C. Rogers, Industrial Technology;


Master’s Degrees

     Clinton -- Laura H. Smith, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Julie S. Stevens, Administration & Supervision

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Clinton -- Donnisha D. Davis, Accounting;

     Ethel -- Lori B. Jones, Criminal Justice; Amber R. Parker, History;

     Slaughter -- Heidi J. Adams, Nursing


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Ville Platte -- Lindsey R. Schuette, Social Work;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Maringouin -- Christy P. Deichmann, Elementary Education;

     Plaquemine -- Lauren R. Burleigh, Nursing; David E. Wendt III, Kinesiology;


Master’s Degrees

     Gretna -- Leiqing Xia, Health & Kinesiology;

     Kenner -- Heather J. Lancie, Counselor Education;

     Metairie -- John F. Exnicios, Business Administration; Kimberley E. Landreneau, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Cara P. Lee, Special Education

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Gretna -- Jamie L. Alonzo, Art;

     Kenner -- Robert E. Bales Jr., General Business; Kimberly A. Hauer, Health Education & Promotion; Aimee M. Robichaux, Elementary Education; Melanie L. Voll, Sociology;

     Marrero -- Monique N. Fisher, Criminal Justice; Christopher G. Russell, Management

     Metairie -- Danielle M. Bertin, Elementary Education; Kristy R. Kalb, Athletic Training; Lauren A. Palermo, Finance; David D. Parker, Biological Sciences; Shane M. Pizzolato, Art; Scott J. Roniger, General Business; Carly L. Vicknair, Liberal Arts Studies; Jennifer E. White, General Studies; Jennifer L. Wichers, Early/Childhood Education Grades Pre-kindergarten-3;

     Westwego -- Troy A. Stackhouse, General Studies

Associate Degrees

     Kenner -- Kristin M. McCants, General Studies


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Lafayette -- Heidi L. Scharfenstein, General Studies;

     Scott -- Kimberly A. Lyon, Industrial Technology;

     Youngsville -- Marquis D. Newsome, Political Science;


Master’s Degrees

     Raceland -- Laney L. Toups, Communication Sciences & Disorders                             LIVINGSTON PARISH

Master’s Degrees

     Albany -- Holly F. Gildig, Administration & Supervision; Spencer W. Harris, Administration & Supervision

     Denham Springs -- Julie M. Belgard, Special Education; Sarah J. Bordelon, MAT Secondary Education; Susan H. Davis, Curriculum and Instruction; Heather J. Gormanous, Administration & Supervision; Brian K. Hall, History; Holly M. Heintze, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Sherry G. LaJaunie, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Jessica L. Netterville, MAT Secondary Education; Kristy A. Poynor, Counselor Education

     Springfield -- Jacqueline Y. Davidson, MAT Secondary Education;

     Walker -- Brandy C. Autrey, Administration & Supervision; James C. Forbes Jr., Administration & Supervision;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Albany -- Leslie A. Brumfield, Biological Sciences; Steven M. Everly, Criminal Justice; Emily E. Grob, Elementary Education; Jennifer S. Kinchen, General Business; Courtney T. McCrory, Marketing; Rebecca A. Murry, English; Crystal J. Neal, Elementary Education; Jordan N. Roberts, Elementary Education; Chascel H. Sherman, General Studies

     Denham Springs -- Brandie L. Amato, Family & Consumer Sciences; Nicole C. Awe, Accounting; Danielle Baker, Finance; Phillip M. Baker, Accounting; Shannon Bigham, Nursing; Wendy R. Boysha, Biological Sciences; Joshua R. Britt, Chemistry; Sherry D. Bronston, General Studies; Hannah M. Cobb, Elementary Education; Jennifer L. Davis, Elementary Education; Brittany R. Dipuma, Accounting; Danielle Duplessis, General Business;

     Also, Melissa J. Fouchi, Nursing; Matthew J. Gautreau, Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment; Heather A. Guidry, Nursing; Aaron M. Harrell, Finance; Kelly R. Hood, Family & Consumer Sciences; Erin L. Hurt, Nursing; David M. Iles III, Political Science; Caden N. Johnson, Accounting; Bonnie J. Lampton, Accounting; Bryan D. LeBlanc, General Business; Tiffany K. Loper, Nursing; Robyn E. McCoy, Middle School Education Grades 4-8; Monique P. Naquin, General  Studies; Lacey O. Procell, Criminal Justice; Esmee M. Richard, Psychology;  Rebecca A. Ross, Criminal Justice; Tiffany N. Ross, Nursing; Stephen J. Russo, Jr., General Business; Daniel J. Santangelo, Accounting; Lori K. Sibley, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Myke M. Slinker, Criminal Justice; Carika A. Soileau, General Studies; Jane F. Sorrells, Nursing; Jennifer L. Stafford, Sociology; Lenora L. Stark, Art Education; Charles W. Taylor, Kinesiology;  Landon K. Vincent, Marketing; Brandon O. Wheat, Liberal Arts Studies; Christy M. White, Social Work; Jenine C. Whitmire, General Studies; Sarah D. Willie,  General Studies; Stephen P. Wintz, Industrial Technology;

     Holden -- Laurie Rae J. Billiot, Accounting; Steven J. Bowling, Management; Becky L. Chidester, General Studies; Ashleigh A. Grantham, Family & Consumer Sciences; Sherie G. Jones, Management; Kimberly N. Stern, Kinesiology; Stephanie A. Welborn, Early/Childhood Education Grades PK-3;

     Livingston -- Lacey M. Alexander, Nursing; Shelby B. Banquer, Accounting; Kelli R. Brock, Elementary Education; Christina W. Coats, Accounting; Crystal A. Dalgo, Accounting; Krista N. Fife, Criminal Justice; Tiffany T. Fruge, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Benjamin B. Gautreaux, Nursing; Mistelle E. Manno, Management; Cody A. McMorris, Industrial Technology; Arch Morgan II, Biological Sciences; Lee M. Navarre, Management; Amanda M. Shelton, Accounting; Teresa L. Strickland, Elementary Education; Courtney M. Taylor, Nursing;

     Maurepas -- Nicholas J. Millet, Management; Sissy G. Valentine, Nursing;

Springfield -- Sean M. Buzzetta, Accounting; Rachel K. Elliott, General Business; Krystle N. Payton, Psychology;

     Walker -- Timothy L. Arbour, History; Jonathan H. Arnold, Communication; Christen L. Bossier, General Business; Christopher Brown, Computer Science; Spencer A. Coburn, Accounting; Brandon C. Curtis Sr., Chemistry; Michael J.  Dumiller Jr., Athletic Training; Jonathan B. Holland, Finance; Tiffany N. Ingram, Family & Consumer Sciences; Jennifer L. Martin, Spanish; Ashley N.  McLin, Social Work; Leah C. Richard, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Janis M. Roy, Nursing; David R. Saltz, Management; Jerome Segura III, General Business; Mary C. Singleton, Horticulture; Jeremy W. Vellier, Management; David G. Wilkinson, Criminal Justice; Sarah A. Willard, Elementary Education; Courtney A. Wilsford, Psychology;

     Watson -- Rebecca L. Fitzhugh, Marketing

Associate Degrees

     Albany -- Katina I. House, General Studies;

     French Settlement -- Tiffany L. Murphy, General Studies;

     Springfield -- Ashley N. Foley, Criminal Justice;


Master’s Degrees

     New Orleans -- Michelle R. Blunt, Psychology; Kathryn S. Diano, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Lindsay E. Hevron, MAT Secondary Education; Kim Hoang T. Nguyen, Psychology; Sarah E. Temple, Biology;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     New Orleans -- Melanie R. Caffarel, Nursing; Stephen F. Hux Jr., Music; Jason P. Mangiaracina, Management; Russell C. Rodriguez Jr., Criminal Justice; Brandon L. Sellers, General Studies; 

Associate Degrees

     New Orleans -- Don-Thomas T. Brown II, General Studies;  Stacey J. Pelas, General Studies


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Belle Chasse -- Haley G. Sonnier, Art;

     Port Sulphur -- Christopher J. Haynes, Marketing;

     Venice -- Jacqueline R. Stumpf, Family & Consumer Sciences;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Fordoche -- Danielle I. Savoie, General Studies;

     New Roads -- Georgia A. Robinson, Speech Education Grades 6 - 12

Associate Degrees

     New Roads -- Edward P. Armand Jr., Industrial Technology;


Master’s Degrees

     Chalmette -- Teresa Femia, Administration & Supervision;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Arabi -- Scott N. Giardina, Athletic Training;

     Chalmette -- Jamie L. Abney, Computer Science;

     Meraux -- Steven J. Catalanatto, Management;


Master’s Degrees

     Destrehan -- Jeanne B. Nouri, MAT Secondary Education; Alicia N. St.Pierre, Communication Sciences & Disorders;

     Luling -- Leslie H. Penick, Communication Sciences & Disorders;

Paradis -- Azadeh Alavi, Communication Sciences & Disorders;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Ama -- Jessica L. Lemoine, Communication;

     Destrehan -- Shaun R. McNulty, Management;

     Hahnville -- Renee C. Allemand, Communication;

     Luling -- Kyra D. Bascle, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Derek T. Doucet, Management; Cody P. Madere, Communication; Kelly Watson, Communication; Leah C. Woolf, Management;

     Norco -- Danielle E. Trosclair, Social Work;

     St. Rose -- Sasha T. Douglas, Social Work;


Master’s Degrees

     La Place -- Sylvia A. Bailey, Administration & Supervision; Chantelle G. Epperly, Administration & Supervision; Marsha M. Fontenot, Administration & Supervision; Doris A. Gerhart, Administration & Supervision;

     Reserve -- Peachis D. Gray, Applied Sociology;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     La Place -- Blake M. Alleman, Marketing; Heather M. Andry, Elementary Education; Michelle A. Bedoya, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Michelle T. Bowers, Social Work; Lisa M. Dorris, History; Mario A. Gomez, Social Work; Michelle K. Guedon, General Studies; Todd M. Lozano, Industrial Technology; Summer A. Martin, Social Studies Education; Marianna E. Paine, General Studies; Kristin L. Robichaux, Biological Sciences; Codi L. Trepagnier,  Marketing; Addie M. Vial, Elementary Education Grades 1-5; Dawn P. Warren,  Marketing; Yvette M. Wise, Elementary Education;

     Reserve -- Matthew J. Chauvin, Middle School Education Grades 4-8; Beth J. Dicharry, General Studies; Jessica L. LeBlanc, Family & Consumer Sciences; Summer D. Malone, Accounting; Stephanie E. Trosclair, Health Education & Promotion;


Master’s Degrees

     Pine Grove -- Khalli S. Hagan, Business Administration;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Greensburg -- Drerrick D. Barnes, General Studies; Trenda H. Dehon, Nursing;

     Pine Grove -- Sarah R. Singleton, Finance;

Associate Degrees

     Pine Grove -- Nicholas A. Parker, Criminal Justice;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Lutcher -- Marcy L. Roussel, Accounting; Libby A. Taylor, Accounting;

     Paulina -- Lance F. Lambert, Computer Science; Joanie K. Ruiz, Kinesiology; Mandy R. Vicknair, Communication;

Associate Degrees

     Paulina -- Lauren E. Lambert, Office Administration; Candice M. Louque, General Studies;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Leonville -- Jennifer N. Bass, General Business;

     Port Barre -- Kylie R. Young, Nursing;


Master’s Degrees

     Abita Springs -- Stacey H. Magee, Administration & Supervision; Suzanne M. McCarthy, Special Education;

     Bush -- Janet M. Mayeux, Integrated Science & Technology; Sheri W. Turnage, Curriculum and Instruction;

     Covington -- Lesa H. Bodnar, Administration & Supervision; Cynthia L. Crow Boylan, Administration & Supervision; Chad J. Culbertson, Business Administration; Julie A. Dychtwald, MAT Secondary Education; Catherine E. Geraghty, Counselor Education; Roslyn H. Hanson, Administration & Supervision; Laurie B. Heck, Curriculum and Instruction; Thomas F. Kingrey IV, Business Administration; Cindy L. Mendow, Curriculum and Instruction; Bryan K. O'Rourke, Business Administration; Tammy H. Penton, Curriculum and Instruction; Juliana B. Sciortino, Administration & Supervision; Edward M. Strohmeyer, Administration & Supervision; Renee K. Vinson, Business Administration; Christine M. Webert, MAT Secondary Education;

     Folsom -- Donna W. Clemons, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education;

     Lacombe -- Angela R. Johnson, Curriculum and Instruction; Christie O. Walcott, Administration & Supervision; Cheryl P. Woods, Nursing;

     Madisonville -- Shelly L. Stephens Boyles, Communication Sciences & Disorders;

     Mandeville -- Christy J. Bridges, Administration & Supervision; Paul J. Daniels, Executive MBA; Melissa K. Griffin, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Traci L. Hill, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Renee H. Ingle, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Katherine G. Lemons, Special Education; Elizabeth R. Miller, MAT Secondary Education; Patricia L. Petersen, English; Michalene C. Sedgebeer, Special Education; Holly A. Syrdal, Business Administration; Clark A. Todd, Executive MBA;

     Slidell -- Cori L. Crochet, Organizational Communication; Nicol B. Rabalais, Administration & Supervision; Jennifer L. Thompson, Curriculum and Instruction;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Abita Springs -- Jeffrey P. Banquer, Finance; Briana A. Beck, Marketing; Natalie L. Chance, Marketing; Ryan C. Englehart, Finance; Suzette G. Granier, General Business; Elizabeth A. Guilott, Accounting; Dietrik S. Mc Clain, Accounting; Susan L. Plasko, Psychology; Gina M. Zavsza, Management;

     Bush -- Clay A. Cavignac, Biological Sciences; Ashton B. Fonseca, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Kenneth A. Jenkins II, Kinesiology; James I. Johannesen Jr., Accounting; Michelle L. Roger, Biological Sciences;

     Covington -- Theresa A. Andries, General Studies; Laura M. Basirico, Biological Sciences; Jessica A. Berry, Nursing; Shane P. Callison, Management; Sara L. Craig, General Studies; Josh R. Cullen, Industrial Technology; Valarie L. Cyprian, Elementary Education; Joseph G. Dendinger III, General Business; Jennifer L. Dendinger, General Business; Kevin M. Diemont, General Business; Shannon C. Diez, General Studies; Ashley S. Ellis, Elementary Education; Bronwyn S. Fisher, Social Work; Katie N. Fitzmorris, Elementary Education; Keri A. Frisard, Spanish; 

     Also, Corey M. Gallagher, Management; Jennifer L. Gunther, Family & Consumer Sciences;  John R. Harris III, Liberal Arts Studies; Ludwig C. Heintz II, Marketing; Natalie M. Hock, General Studies; Elizabeth-Ann H. Hodge, Psychology; Whitney K. Hunt, History; Joseph H. Johnston, Accounting; Laura  Jourdan, Marketing; Selena R. Landry, General Studies; Michael J. Lemane, Art; Peter G. Lewis Sr., Management; Paul R. Maddox III, General Studies; Jeremy S. Mahoney, Finance; Anne E. Maitre, General Business; John P. Mariano, History; Tuyen T. Nguyen, Accounting; Jennifer R. Pearse, Management;

     Also, Donald G. Pechon II, General Business; Jean-Paul Pierre, English Education; Ardath K. Plauche, Nursing; Cristina M. Pumilia, Family & Consumer Sciences; Christopher T. Quevreaux, Marketing; Ginny M. Roberts, General Business; Anthony J. Rossi, Psychology; Joel R. Shoultz, Marketing; Rebecca P. Smith, Elementary Education; Ryan R. Spencer, General Studies; Bradley R. Taylor, General Business; Suzanne M. Thomas, Management; Michelle E. Townsend, Finance; Annie M. Whitaker, Biological Sciences; Bryan S. Whiteman, Marketing; Aimee K. Wimer,  Management;

     Folsom -- Lacee M. Core, General Business; Nicole M. Kerner, Biological Sciences; Alma J. Manton, Elementary Education; Jeanne E. Northrop, English; Jennifer L. Shutt, Communication; Adriona L. Taylor, Nursing;

     Lacombe -- Leon C. Cryer, Computer Science; Stephen M. Faught Jr., Marketing; Rachael M. Gorney, Nursing; Sara Myers, Elementary Education; Kenneth G. Petrie Jr., Psychology; Amanda L.  Schenck, Elementary Education; Valerie Zeigler-Gautier, Health Education & Promotion;

     Madisonville -- Colleen R. Angerdina, Accounting; Jason M. Baham, General Business; Kristin M. Chadwick, Cultural Resource Management; Janice A. Haik, General Studies; Vickie H. Martinson, Marketing; Jo A. Pouncey-Baham, General Studies; Steven T. Ray, Accounting;

     Mandeville -- Clancey R. Anderson, Elementary Education; Jennifer M. Ascani, Elementary Education; Don C. Barcelona, Marketing; Amanda L. Beals, Marketing; Natalie T. Beckham, Family & Consumer Sciences; Kimberly P. Bierman, Marketing; Martha A. Bonneau, General Studies; Elizabeth R. Brown, Psychology; James M. Butcher, History; Melissa R. Campbell, General Business; Patrick B.  Carpenter, English; Erika R. Cearley, Management; Jonathan G. Chandler, English; Kevin T. Crowe, General Business; Susan G. Daniels, General Business; Brandy A. Dieutto, Mathematics; Melissa E. Durel, Communication; Danielle M. Faucheux, English Education; Charlene J. Grush, General Business; Heidi B. Hayes, General Business; Bridget P. Hellmers, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Leslie F. Henry, Marketing; Courtney A. Hiern, Family & Consumer Sciences; Florence S. Hoffmann, Nursing; Florence E. Houdek, Psychology; Amy L. Houston,  Accounting;

     Also, Kristin L. Kornfeld, Marketing; Melinda B. Lester, General Studies; Bevann C. McCartney, Marketing; Christine J. Mistich, Psychology; Shannon L.  Morange, Nursing; Patricia H. Navarro, English; Sean M. O'Connell, Computer Science; Ryan K. Peck, General Business; Richard D. Tigert, Occupational Health,  Safety, and Environment; Michael J. Wardlaw, Marketing;

     Pearl River -- Keith J. Brown, Social Work; Margeonna M. Cochran, Elementary Education; Scott D. Gray, Accounting; Karen C. Rogers, Accounting; Julie M. Welch, Psychology;

     Slidell -- Matthew E. Alline, Computer Science; Matthew T. Bauer, Sociology; Emily A. Bennett, Social Work; Abigail L. Brooks, Sociology; Jessica L. Calderone, General Studies; Jamie R. Crochet, Elementary Education; Brett M. Curole, General Business; Shara E. Deese, General Business; Jonathan L. Faciane, General Business; Elizabeth R. Faust, Political Science; Kristin Frederick-Chapron, Art Education;

     Also, Daniel J. Harmon, Finance; Jennifer P.  Hoffmann, Nursing; Jennifer L. Karraker, History; Trenton A. Knight, General Studies; Luke J. Leitz, Communication; Meaghan L. Lyall, History;  Michael J. Mehojevich II, Management; Dustin P. Mehojevich, Computer Science; Jessica A. Myers, Nursing; Crystal H. Pichon, Health Education  & Promotion; Timothy B. Powe, Criminal Justice; Joshua M. Reams, Criminal Justice; Jacquelynn S. Sandy, Athletic Training; Nancy L. Tatman, Nursing;  Thomas V. Walker, Finance; Toni M. de la garza, General Studies;

Associate Degrees

     Folsom -- Jared C. Schoendorf, Industrial Technology;

     Mandeville -- Craig S. Charouleau, Industrial Technology; Christopher J. Messenger, Office Administration;

     Pearl River -- Jessica M. Jones, General Studies;

     Slidell -- Amanda M. Audibert, General Studies;


Master’s Degrees

     Amite -- Angela K. Corkern, Curriculum and Instruction; Leslie S. Cuti, Administration & Supervision; Brennan C. Kelsey, Executive MBA; Sydney L. Varnado, English;

     Hammond -- Brennan T. Arceneaux, Music; Shamika G. Bell, Business Administration; Hubert P. Calvin, Counselor Education; Anna Lisa Carmichael, Business Administration; Kemmler C. Chapple, Organizational Communication; John J. Conrad, Executive MBA; Irina Cunev, Music; Amy E. David-Valentine, Counselor Education; Michael J. DeArmond, English;  Chadney C. Glover, Biology; John A. Hanson, Business Administration; Ayanna G. Jackson, Applied Sociology; Jessica L. Klopf, Biology;  Jessica H. Kovar, Health & Kinesiology; Jessica A. Mayfield, Biology;

     Also, Kyle M. McClure, Organizational Communication; Alejandro A. Palza, Business Administration; Jessie J. Procell III, Music; Amanda T. Prokop, Business Administration; Elizabeth S. Robertson, Organizational Communications; Ashley R. Rougeou, Business Administration; Stephanie E. Smith, Special Education; Erin V. Tarcza, Psychology; Candice A. Vander Meulen, Business Administration; Charles J. Vaughan, Music; Elliott M. Walters, Organizational Communications; Angela B.  White, MAT Secondary Education;

     Kentwood -- Sareptha E. Cutrer, Counselor Education; Kaye A. Roberts, Business Administration;

     Loranger -- Marquita D. Robinson, Counselor Education;

     Ponchatoula -- Wayne R. Aymond Jr., History; Eric H. Aymond, Business     Administration; Rachael A. Bougere, Business Administration; Laurie B. Diaz, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education; Cheryl A. Hall, MAT Secondary Education; Sarah D. Landry, Business Administration; Carissa L. Muller, Applied Sociology; Amy A. Nelson, Business Administration; Candace S. Revere, Communication Sciences & Disorders;

     Roseland -- Cynthia J. Walker, Administration & Supervision;

     Tickfaw -- Angela M. Locicero, MAT Secondary Education;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Amite -- Latresta D. Addison, Psychology; Jessica V. Andrews, General Business; Sandra A. Austin, Psychology; Lisa M. Cox, Accounting; Vincent F. Falcone III, History;  Gwendolyn P. Finch, General Studies; Jennifer R. Higgins, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Byron S. Humphrey, Social Studies Education; Todd W. Lawson, Management; Brian L. Mattei, Industrial Technology; Jamie N. Mixon, Elementary Education; Brooke D. Peel, Criminal Justice; Emily D. Ridgel, Management; Smitty Smith, Biological Sciences; Steve M. Surcouf Jr., Accounting; Dawanda J. Thompson, General Studies; Willie L. Washington,  Industrial Technology; Latoya N. Wilson, Social Work;

     Hammond -- Carlo D. Ard, General Studies; Lindsay G. Ard, General Studies; Amanda R. Barth, Communication; Mary E. Belsom, Psychology; Michelle T.  Berthelot, General Studies; Robbie Beyl, Mathematics; Daron G. Booty, Social Work; Tara A. Bordelon, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Benton B. Bourgeois Jr., Nursing; Quwanda S. Brown, Accounting; Ariane S. Brumfield, Management; David M. Bryan, Music; Natalie N. Bryant, Finance; Robert E. Buddy, Computer Science; Christopher L. Burns, General     Studies; Loretta A. Burr, Psychology; Keisha L. Burton, Psychology; Adam B.  Butler, Nursing;

     Also, Erin E. Caffarel, Marketing; Jarrod L. Cashe, Liberal Arts Studies; Jessica C. Clement, Art; Jennifer A. Culotta, Kinesiology; Eric C.  Danby, Art; Kimberly S. DePriest, General Studies; Katie A. Deliberto, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Michael P. Desselle, Computer Science; Kealy  Y. Dryer, General Studies; Jerett M. Dufresne, History; Tala N. Dufresne, English; Ashley L. Durbin, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Katherine K.     Ford, Political Science; Michael R. Fortier, Accounting; Mildred Franklin- Hughes, General Business; Christie T. Frey, Athletic Training; Ryan A. Fugarino,  General Business; Michelle G. Fung, General Studies; Arnell L. Garner, Finance;

     Also, Brittany H.Gaydos, Communication; Heidi F. Gilbreath, Psychology; Alexander M. Gonzales, General Business; Charlotte K. Hall, Criminal Justice; Michael R. Hall, English; Tynette L. Hawkins, Health Education & Promotion; Jennifer M. Hayden, General Business; Shakeitha Z. Henfield, Athletic Training; Carl S. Higgins, General Studies; Monica L. Hill, General Studies; Charlotte A. Hinkle, Art Education; Mary L. Imbraguglio, General Studies; Jennifer L. Johnson, Nursing; Patrick A. Johnson, General Studies; Wendy R. Kelly, Nursing; Kayla N. Knowles, Accounting; Lori S. Kropog, General Studies; Angelena L. Lane,   Marketing; Joshua M. Larroquette, Communication; Rebekah D. Laurent, Liberal  Arts Studies; Kenya M. Lavergne, Social Work; Carol A. Lopez Matos, Spanish  Education; George E. McKinney Jr., Finance;  Charlee N. McLaughlin, Social Work; Kimberley A. McNally, Athletic Training; 

     Also, Kristi N. Miller, Family & Consumer Sciences; Leila A. Miller, Elementary Education; Shad M. Mobley, Industrial Technology; Retha F. Morrell, Social Work; Michael C. Morris, Criminal Justice; Jana P. Namer, Management; Christy M. Navarra, Elementary Education; Eric M. Neidhamer, Management; Kenneth M. Newton, Art; David F. Norheim, Criminal Justice; Bjoern Erik Norman, Management; Rachel M. Olavarrieta, Management; Armin Osmanovic, Finance; Brittany M. Owens, Computer Science;

     Also, Guy W. Parent, Accounting; Eloise Parker, General Business; Lindsay N. Pate, Communication Sciences & Disorders; Kavi D. Patel, Chemistry; Shaun P. Pendarvis, Art; Melissa M. Peri, Criminal Justice; Barbara A. Pinkston, Elementary Education; Bryan T. Poche, Marketing; LaShana D. Pollard, Elementary Education; Stephanie L. Robertson, Music Education; Alicia M. Rockwell, Communication; Elsa G. Rodriguez, Spanish; Amanda L. Schaefer, General Studies; Nicole M. Schexnayder, Art; Sherry D. Schexnayder,  General Studies; Justin J. Sears, Management; Kristin M. Sellers, Management;

     Also, Russell S. Selva, Physics; Melanie V. Sharp, Nursing; Gregory K. Smith, General Studies; Elizabeth M. Soniat, General Studies; Jermaine A. Spencer, General Studies; Crystal M. Stanley, Social Work; Melissa S. Stoevsand, General Studies; Crystal L. Sylve, Sociology; Julie E. Sylve, Chemistry; Amanda L. Talamo, Health Education & Promotion; Laquisha R.Thompson, General Business; Michael P. Tierney Jr., Management; Rochelle L. Trabona, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Ariane S. Trahan, Management; Rachael M. Vance, Communication; Jenny L. Varos, Finance; Michelle M. Vicknair, Management; Kathryn E. Vipperman, Kinesiology; Liem Johnny T. Vu, Accounting; James R. Waltner, Finance; Maury White-Hereford, Art; Adoryna A. Wilson, General Studies; Guy A. Woodruff Jr., Computer Science; Ronette R. Wright, Kinesiology;

     Husser -- Shella C. Baham, Spanish; Heather J. Husser, Art Education;

     Independence -- Anthony J. Arnone, Computer Science; Adrienne Davis, Management; Brittney N. DePaula, Psychology; Laura M. DiMattia, Communication; Shawn G. Hernandez, Finance; April D. Poolson, Social Work; Stacy L. Rivers, Nursing; Dustin M. Signorelli, Finance;

     Kentwood -- Deanna A. Blades, Elementary Education; Kent C. Blades, General Studies; Linda Carroll, Criminal Justice; Zachariah W. Cummings, General Studies; Elizabeth A. Hughes, General Studies; Christopher D. Mcelveen, Art; Steven O. Smith, Management; Amanda D. Stoudenmier, Management; Kelsey N. Williams, Sociology; Gena D. Womack, Management;

     Loranger -- Brittany E. Addison, Athletic Training; Lacey L. Averett, General Studies;  Roscoe L. Cook, Social Work; Michael W. Jennings, Industrial Technology; Travis A. Johnson, Management; Timothy D. Millman, General Studies; Bryan Neal, Criminal Justice; Lisa K. Prevost, English Education; Thomas W. Ridgedell, History; Loretta N.  Turner, General Business; Amy A. Willie, Kinesiology; Lee V. Willie, Kinesiology;

     Natalbany -- Heather T. Bordelon, General Business; Terry T. Solomon, Management;

     Ponchatoula -- Michael D. Anthony, Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment; Ashley A. Arretteig, Nursing; Brandon D. Bender, Liberal Arts Studies; Morgan E. Bennett, Sociology; Marie S. Brumfield-Lewis, General Business; Susan R. Clark, Horticulture; Michelle M. Daussat, Kinesiology; Erica A. Diebold, Nursing; Matthew R. Emmons, Marketing; Marlana M. Frazier, General Business; Kristy N. Fussell, Nursing; Ashley D. Gilchrist, Management; Sabrina G. Good, Social Studies Education; Stacy B. Hall, Elementary Education; Jennifer  L. Hils, Early/Childhood Education Grades PK-3; Ryan E. Hinson, Biological Sciences; Veronica S. Holden, Psychology; Rebecca J. Huett, Biological Sciences; Kasey R. Kirby, Criminal Justice; Blake A. Lipari, Biological Sciences; Michelle C. Lott, Mathematics;

     Also, Randy J. Martinez, Accounting; Anne C. Mougey, Management; Kristina M. Murray, Marketing; Tina S. Penn, Nursing; Jeffery D. Perilloux, Industrial Technology; Miesha D. Perkins, History; Jessica L. Perret, Elementary Education; Ben M. Pieper, Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment; Rebecca A.  Pisciotta, Criminal Justice; Scott R. Ploof, General Business; Regina R. Raiford, Elementary Education; Megan C. Richardson, Nursing; Angel M.  Schexneider, Nursing; Laura L. Sisco, Political Science; Felicia D. Smith, Marketing; Antoine J. Vicknair, History; Hunter C. Wells, Industrial Technology; David A. White, Social Studies Education;

     Robert -- Jeffery M. Barfield, General Studies; Charity L. Cooper, Elementary Education; Pamala H. Dawson, Nursing;

     Roseland -- Christopher J. Edwards Jr., General Business; Miriam L. Sims Kitchens, Liberal Arts Studies; Andrew J. Spring, Marketing;

     Tickfaw -- Eric D. Babineaux, Nursing; Kristin L. Brewer, Accounting; James S. Brister, English; Lacey D. Carter, General Studies; Shannon M. Duncan, Biological Sciences; Robert N. Fairburn, Art; Casey B. Harrison, Elementary Education; Erika L. Kysar, Management; Robin M. Powell, General Studies; Charles E. Toney, Political Science; Elizabeth R. Tracey, General Business; Mark A.  Whitmer, Management; Noel J. Young, Family & Consumer Sciences;

Associate Degrees

     Amite -- Jerry E. Hughes Jr., General Studies; Martha H. Mitchell, General Studies;

     Hammond -- Derrick B. Baham, General Studies; Tasha L. Deliberto, Office Administration; Manita L. Hayes, Office Administration; Daron D. Hines, Criminal Justice; Ann B. Kennedy, General Studies; Carrie L. Mallahan, General Studies; Lauren L. Mercante, Office Administration; Wayne D. Stumpf Jr., General Studies;

     Independence -- Kimberly A. Cutrer, Criminal Justice;

     Kentwood -- Wanda H. Cage, Office Administration; Jessica L. Travis, Office Administration;

     Ponchatoula -- Donna O. Davis, General Studies; Hunter S. Perrin, Industrial Technology; Matthew A. Schliegelmeyer, Criminal Justice;

     Robert -- Neenah P. Thomas, General Studies;

     Roseland -- Amanda E. Bonnecarrere, General Studies;

     Tickfaw -- Stephony Mark, General Studies;


Master’s Degrees

     Houma -- Carey A. Clement, Teacher Education-Grades 1-6/Special Education;

Associate Degrees

     Theriot -- Jay E. Voisin, Industrial Technology;


Master’s Degrees

     Bogalusa -- Annie L. Perkins, Business Administration;

     Franklinton -- Tiffany C. Hughes, Administration & Supervision; Patti J. Long, Administration & Supervision;

Bachelor’s Degrees

     Angie -- David D. Villarrubia, Chemistry;

     Bogalusa -- Kristal L. Applewhite, General Studies; Jamie L. Barnett, Marketing; Claude A. Bloom III, Computer Science; Jessica L. Branch, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Jerry G. Dillon, Biological Sciences; Timothy R. Hollywood, Social Work; Erin-Rae Killingsworth, Kinesiology; Tena L. Martin, Elementary Education; Sandra M. Nicolais, Horticulture; Kellie L.  Stewart, Health Education & Promotion;

     Franklinton -- Megan M. Bickham, Kinesiology; Jamie R. Burkhalter, Art; Amanda Dillon, General Studies; Denise L. Gilmore, Elementary Education; Rhonda M. Ingram, Psychology; Sarah E. Keaton, General Studies; Jason M. Knight, Industrial Technology; William A. Stubbs, Accounting; Keiona M. Thompson, General Studies;

     Mount Hermon -- Alycia D. Fussell, Management; Jace D. Sandifer, Chemistry;

Associate Degrees

     Franklinton -- Matthew R. Jenkins, Industrial Technology;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Addis -- Jannean E. Caddy, Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities; Kimberly M. Supple, Marketing;

     Brusly -- Jennifer J. Keith, Accounting;

     Port Allen -- Brandy L. Gordon, Management; Lindsey A. Medine, Nursing;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Saint Francisville -- Tresslyn C. Nixon, General Business; Michele L.      Talbot, Kinesiology;

     Tunica -- Shannah M. Wells, French;



Bachelor’s Degrees

     Bradenton -- Tagarius L. Spikes, Criminal Justice;

     Seminole -- Rebecca L. Jeansonne, General Business;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Hilo -- Chelsea D. Kling, History;

     Kualapuu -- Henry G. Blount, Industrial Technology;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Ridgely -- Miles S. Garrett, Marketing;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Southfield -- Michael A. Gardener, General Studies;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Hattiesburg -- Diamond L. Gatlin, General Business;

     Osyka -- Corey D. Lea, General Business;

     Poplarville -- Hilary J. Gipson, Nursing;

     Smithdale -- Alison D. Carona, Accounting;

     Southaven -- Kimberly A. Piper, Elementary Education;

     Woodville -- Robin E. Enis, Family & Consumer Sciences;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Lawton -- Rodney D. Williams, General Business;


Master’s Degrees

     Philadelphia -- Justin L. Thomas, Health & Kinesiology;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Goodlettsville -- Tyfanni Cassidy, Biological Sciences;

Associate Degrees

     Lebanon -- Virginia R. Sibley, General Studies;


Bachelor’s Degrees

     Pearland -- Erin L. Flinn, Nursing;

More News...