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Spring Class of 2014 Honor Graduates

Spring Class of 2014 Honor Graduates

(May 23, 2014) Twenty-eight McNeese State University students received the Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) designation in spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 17, at Burton Coliseum.

Twelve students were recognized for earning a 4.0 grade point average throughout their college careers (pictured below left to right) -Helene Bergman, Stockholm, Sweden, finance; Kirti Pishu Bhagnani, Jakarta, Indonesia, general business administration; Sarah R. LaLanne, Houston, Texas, accounting; Ashlee J. LaRocque, Lake Charles, nursing; Alexandra Leigh Laidlaw, Jennings, clinical laboratory science; Daniel Emmit LeJeune, Jennings, engineering; Kathryn Mary Leonards, Bell City, biological science; Wava Christine McClain, Lake Charles, foreign languages; Andrew Paul Perry, Sulphur, biological science; Megan Renee Poole, Lake Charles, English; Stuart Schexnayder, Ville Platte, biological science; and Hali B. Smith, Longville, health and human performance, general.
Helene BergmanKirti Pishu BhaganiSarah LaLanneAshlee LaRocqueAlexandra LaidlawDaniel LeJeune
Kathryn LeonardsWava McClainAndrew PerryMegan PooleStuart SchexnayderHali Smith

The other honor students recognized were (pictured below left to right):
SUMMA CUM LAUDE: Omar Abudiab, Iowa; McKayla Irene Anderson, Fremont, Neb.; Johnathon T. Bolton, Lake Charles; Jiyang Chen, Tiangin, China; Marcelia N. Dorman, Laveen, Ariz.; Courtney Elizabeth Foch, Lake Charles; Katie Christine Hinson, Rosepine; Sarah Elizabeth House, Lake Charles; Mia Louise Johnson, Sulphur; Ana Maria Gioaba Jones, Lake Charles; Camryn Alise Miller, Lake Charles; Seungmin Oh, Daejeon, Korea (not pictured); Tung Minh Pham, Vung Tau, Vietnam; Devon Nichole Richard, Cameron; Casey S. Simpson, Lake Charles; and Sarah Thornton, Elton.

Omar AbudiabMcKayla AndersonJohnathan BoltonJiyang ChenMarcelia DormanCourtney FochKatie Hinson
Sarah HouseMia JohnsonAna Maria JonesCamryn MillerTung PhamDevon RichardCasey SimpsonSarah Thorton

MAGNA CUM LAUDE (3.70-3.89): Zachary Alcantara, Cypress, Texas; Wynona Ancelet, Crowley; Jordan Blanchard, Sulphur; Robert Erron Bowman, Ragley; Kerri Ashlyn Cooke, Iowa; Aprill Ann Curry, Franklin; Brenna Denise Davis, Starks; Alanna C. DiVittorio, Harahan; Matthew Jules Duhon, Lake Charles; Danette Kelemen Dunn, Christiansted, Virgin Islands; Whitney A. Ellisor, Deer Park, Texas; Yi Wang Fentiman, Huixian, China; Samuel R. Finley, Sulphur; Jade Fontenot, Lake Charles; Manuel J. Fontenot, Lake Charles; Kyla Dezeré Foster, Sweetlake; Maranda Jenee Fruge, Eunice; Meghan Paige Fruge, Lacassine; Heather Girlinghouse, Grand Lake; Nathan Gordy, Kemah, Texas; Jack Adam Groves, Prineville, Ore.; Maci B. Guillory, Vidrine; James Clifford Haney, Rosepine; Kelsey E. Haynie, Houston, Texas; Courtney Nicole Hebert, DeRidder; Jacob Ryan Higgins, Iowa; Audrey M. Koncaba, Cypress, Texas; Cory LaPeze, Houma; Sara Elizabeth Lafleur, Gand Prairie; Laura Elyse LeBlanc, Iota; Lauryl Eden LeJeune, Jennings; Misty Michelle Lesueur, Grand Lake; Natalie Dean Lueck, DeQuincy; Megan Nicole Manceaux, Lake Charles; Kelli L. Mancil, Sulphur; Sarah Ann Clay McCann, DeRidder; Tara Michelle McNaylor, Sulphur; Garrett Cyril Mehal, Jennings; Kayla Marie Menard, Jennings; Tu Thanh Ngo, Hanoi, Vietnam; Justin H. Paul, Oakdale; Logan Scott Pitre, Sulphur; Breanna N. Poston, Hornbeck; Wesley Scott Reed, Kinder; Brooke Lynné Robinson, Elton; Jimmy Lee Rushing III, Lake Charles; Meghan A. Shipp, Hackberry; Amanda Claire Smith, DeRidder; Lakeyn N. Thomas, Lake Charles; Stephen E. Tyler, Lake Charles; and Trent A. Whitley, Westlake.           

CUM LAUDE (3.50-3.69): Kai Christian Ackley, Sulphur; Callie Nicole Allbright, Baton Rouge; Carie Collette Barnes, Sulphur; Tomas Becktold, Spanaway, Wash.; Samuel E. Bond, Singer; Jessica Lynn Broussard, Lake Charles; Jeffrey M. Brown, Lake Charles; Kerry Brumback, Oakdale; Allison Claire Callahan, Sulphur; Katie L. Cavener, Lake Charles; Ashley Chaumont, Bell City; Laura Louise Coreil, Ville Platte; Jasmine Alicia Cornelius, Austin, Texas; Allison Kathryn Crawford, Tucson, Ariz.; Megan L. Curry, Sulphur; Richard Alan Doan, Sulphur; Taylor Mathias Drake, Stilwell, Kan.; Dylan Cain Duplantis, Lacassine; Leighton E. Falcon, Shreveport; Alivia D. Fontenot, Ville Platte; Amanda Gayle Fontenot, Sulphur; Amber R. Fontenot, Eunice; Sunny Lyn Fontenot, Iowa; Kayla Guillory, Ville Platte; Desmond J. Harmon, Lake Charles; Garrett Holland, Kountze, Texas; Jacob Paul Holleman, Lake Charles; Lucretia P. Holloway, Lake Charles; Jennifer M. Hunsicker, Lake Charles; Emily Elisabeth Istre, Lake Charles; Logan Scott James, Longville; Farah Javaid, Lake Charles; Lindsay Denay Johnson, Glenmora; Tulsi Ram Koirala, Kathmandu, Nepal; Kelby S. Leonard, Cotton Valley; Carl E. Marceaux, Gueydan; Francis Chayse Marion, Red Deer, Canada; Danielle Jordan Marlin, Sulphur; Loretta Ann Martin, Sulphur; Andrew J. Maust; Riobamba, Ecuador; Courtney Lynn Merchant, Lake Charles; Colten James Miller, Lake Charles; Racheal Diana Minchew, DeRidder; Mikalee Beth Mooney, Cameron; Catelyn Jennifer Myers, Bridge City, Texas; Dat Huu Nguyen, Thai Binh City, Vietnam; Alexa M. Ortego, Westlake; Leslie Lane Pelt, Sulphur; Paola Perez Suarez, Bucaramanga, Colombia; Jacey Nichole Pickett, Vinton; Robert Jeffery Post, Lake Charles; Anita Rahman, Lake Charles; Jorey D. Renard, Delcambre; Crystal Faye Rollins, Lake Charles; Kayla Elyse Shepherd, Baytown, Texas; Anna Kerrin Sprigg, Sulphur; Darion Joseph Stofira, Sulphur; Alexandra Sullivan, Lake Charles; Bruce Morgan Sweatt, Santa Fe, Texas; Jessica C. Taylor, Lake Charles; Taylor Harrison Teague, Lake Charles; Luke G. Theriot, Lake Charles; Katherine M. Tibbitts, Vinton; Corey Ryan Townsley, DeRidder; Steven Mikeal Vige, Longville; Megan Nicole Voorhies, Pineville; Kacie Gail Wing, Sulphur; and Kelli Lynn Young, Benton.