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LSUA Awards Diplomas

Released: 12/14/2000

<p> Chancellor Robert Cavanaugh presented diplomas to 80 graduates during Louisiana State University at Alexandria&acute;s (LSUA) Fall Commencement exercises held on Dec. 14 During the ceremony, 58 students earned associate degrees from LSUA and 22 students earned bachelor&acute;s degrees from LSU through the Senior College programs at LSUA. </p><p> Jane Ann Cavanaugh of Lecompte received the Chancellor&acute;s Award as the LSUA graduate with the highest overall grade point average. Ms. Cavanaugh received her associate in nursing and is a member of Gamma Beta Phi, a national honor society. </p><p> The President&acute;s Award for the highest overall grade point average for an LSU Senior College student went to Emily Mullens Kirby of Alexandria. Ms. Kirby&acute;s bachelor of science in elementary grades education was awarded magna cum laude for attaining a grade point average of at least 3.8. </p><p> LSU System President, Dr. William L. Jenkins, gave the commencement address. Mr. C. Stewart Slack of the LSU System Board of Supervisors conferred the degrees. Other special guests included Dr. Robert H. Rasmussen, executive assistant to the president, and Charles S. Weems, III, LSU Board of Supervisors. </p><p> Chancellor Robert Cavanaugh presented the LSUA Distinguished Service Award to Howard M. and Eloise Ferris Mulder of Lecompte. This award is the highest honor the university bestows upon members of the central Louisiana community. </p><p> Students who received degrees are listed below. </p><p> Allen Parish Elizabeth-Chad Michael Foster, associate of science in business administration; Christy Ann Hooper, associate in nursing </p><p> Avoyelles Parish Bunkie-Tammy Ribera LeDoux, associate of arts; Jeremy James Michot, associate of science Centerpoint- Vickie Ferguson Miller, associate of science in business administration; Karen Cole Skursky, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Mickey Suzanne White, associate in nursing Cottonport-Emily Michelle Belsom, associate in nursing; Helen M. Bordelon, bachelor of science in general business administration; Rachel Ann Ducote, associate in nursing; Sandy Lynn Ducote, bachelor of general studies Evergreen-Faye Bassett Jones, associate of arts; Laurie Ellen Tanner, associate of science in business administration Mansura-Kami Ann Guillot, associate of science in business administration Marksville-Marty Ray Dauzat, associate in criminal justice; Brent Thomas LaBorde, associate in nursing; Tracy Wrenn Mahfouz, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Shaun Jacob Reynaud, bachelor of science in elementary grades education Moreauville-Ginger Lemoine Gremillion, bachelor of science in elementary grades education Simmesport-Rosa Tompkins, associate in criminal justice </p><p> Beauregard Parish De Ridder-Lisa Ann Keel, bachelor of general studies </p><p> Catahoula Parish Jonesville-Rebecca House, bachelor of science in elementary grades education </p><p> Evangeline Parish Ville Platte-Paula Marie Guillory, associate in nursing; Jared Scott Vidrine, associate in nursing </p><p> Grant Parish Colfax-Alice M. Tademy, bachelor of general studies Dry Prong-Stacy Odom Locker, bachelor of science in elementary grades education Pollock-Ricky Martin, associate in criminal justice; Diane Bordelon McMickens, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Richard Victor Paul, bachelor of science in elementary grades education </p><p> LaSalle Parish Jena-Tassi Melissa Dickson, associate in criminal justice </p><p> Natchitoches Parish Natchitoches-Jami Elizabeth Bolton, associate in nursing </p><p> Rapides Parish Alexandria-LaQuanda Renee Anderson, associate in criminal justice; Sabrina Evans Bashen, associate in nursing; Heather Bennett Blakesley, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; LaKisha Mónique Dorty, associate in criminal justice; Angela Renee Pellerin Douzart, associate of arts; Paula L. Elias, associate of science; Anna Christina Fleer, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Ryan Neil Franklin, associate in nursing; Sharon Dukes Green, associate of arts; Emily Mullens Kirby, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Earlicia J. Mincey, associate of arts; Darlene Brennan Monk, associate of science in business administration; Kimberly B. Rivers, associate in nursing; Janell M. Robinson, bachelor of science in general business administration; Victor White, Sr., associate in criminal justice Boyce-Jennifer Paulk Laird, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Kenneth Granville Wood, associate in criminal justice Calcasieu-Edith Maldonado, associate of science in business administration Deville-Kerry Joel Alwell, associate of arts; Rhonda Gwen Haymon, associate in nursing; Annette Marie Ingram, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Tracey Girard Sartin, associate in nursing Forest Hill-Angela Jacqueline Rollins, bachelor of science in elementary grades education Glenmora-Erica Elizabeth Saxon, associate in nursing Lecompte-Jane Ann Cavanaugh, associate in nursing; Cherie Perres Grayson, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Kimberly Ann Dyer Ryland, associate of science in business administration Mora-Kenny Wade Dean, associate of science in business administration Otis-Amanda Beth Davis, associate of arts Pineville-Kellie Ann Bordelon, associate in nursing; Charles Wade Brimer, associate of science in business administration; Kelli Kuhlmann Cardwell, associate of arts; Kelly M. Dees, associate of science; Leslie Dawn Gardner, associate of arts; Kristina Lynn Garrigan, associate in nursing; Rebecca Renee Green, associate in nursing; Robert Allen Greer, associate in criminal justice; Tammy Renee Huffman, associate in nursing; Angela Monique Johnson, associate in nursing; Deborah Lauderdale-Meyer, associate of arts; Traci Carner O&acute;Brien, associate of science in business administration; Jeannette Marie Ragsdale, associate in nursing; Ashley McGraw Rothermel, bachelor of science in elementary grades education; Kelley M. Sandoval, associate of arts; Dorothy Thompson, associate of arts; Deborah Ann Vailes, bachelor of general studies; Thomas E. Young, associate of science in business administration Woodworth-Melissa Roberts Coates, associate of arts </p><p> Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Scarlet Blazier Perot, associate of science </p>