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Spring 2020 Honor Graduates

May 16, 2020 | McNeese Public Relations
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Forty-two McNeese State University students graduated with Summa Cum Laude (3.90-4.00) honors for the 2020 spring semester.

Eight students earned a 4.0 GPA throughout their college careers – Freja H. Cole, Sulphur, in music; Hannah G. Hebert, Bell City, in mathematical sciences; Amanda B. Johnson, Lake Charles, in mass communication; Malloree Kate Lavergne, Lake Charles, in mass communication; Joan Lin, Sulphur, in engineering; Cecilia Chan Oubre, Lake Charles, in engineering; Marley Nicole Smith, Sulphur, in health and human performance; and Jade Lorraine Young, Kinder, in engineering.

The other honor students are:

SUMMA CUM LAUDE: Shiva Acharya, Baglung, Nepal; Marie T. Aguillard, Lake Charles; Michael J. Casteel, Sulphur; Jessica A. Castillo, Iowa; Madisen K. Conner, Grand Lake; Madison I. Darbonne, Lake Charles; Megan Kira Nerys Davis, DeRidder; Ashley Mae Fontenot Dufrene, Ville Platte; Mikayla Ann Dupont, Katy, Texas; Brooke Alexandra Burnett Glaze, Rospine; Emma C. Godfrey, Fernandina Beach, Florida; Sophie Lucia Grabner, Retz, Austria; Jennifer M. Greene, Oberlin; Malerie A. Guillory, Pine Prairie; Lauren A. Hellums, Westlake; Jeremiah Austin Johnson, Opelousas; Tanner Cole Johnson, Sulphur; Shahrukh T. Khan, Lake Charles; Christina Sunny Kilian, Tuerkheim, Germany; Kelsy M. Kohnke, Lake Charles; Ashley R. Koncir, Cypress, Texas; Nemanja Koviljac, Sremska Mikrovica, Serbia; Madison C. Lanthier, Jennings; Christopher H. Latil, Lake Charles; Karly Nicole Marcantel, Lake Charles; Tanner James Marceaux, Lake Charles; Joseph Gabriel McKinney, Westlake; Rachel Leonor Palet, Plano, Texas; Kayla Nichole Sheridan, Sulphur; Leah Catherine Sims, Lake Charles; Kelsey LeAnn Bouderau Strahan, Creole; Christian Paul Sweezy, Westlake; Rebecca L. Tibbitts, Vinton; and Sach Dinh Van, Lake Charles.

MAGNA CUM LAUDE (3.70-3.89): Shreya Acharya, Kathmandu, Nepal; Kwan Ho An, Seoul, South Korea; Carmen Edward Angelini, Lake Charles; Nischal Aryal, Kathmandu, Nepal; Claire A. Ashworth, Sulphur; Elizabeth N. Bercier, Lake Charles; Trevor M. Bergeron, Iota; Haley Elizabeth Bunting, Vinton; Summer P. Chretien, Lake Arthur; Crystal L. Coulter, Edna, Texas; Tyler E. Culpepper, Lake Charles; Ariel M. Denmon, Kountze, Texas; Andrew Keith Eakin, Sulphur; Matthew Shane Emory, Dry Creek; Matthew Q. Ezernack, Sulphur; Savannah Victoria Faulk, Longville; Laiken P. Franks, Lake Charles; Kaitlyn Elizabeth Freyou, New Iberia; Audrey D. Gaspard, Kaplan; Jenna Hebert, Lake Charles; Ashley N. Istre, Egan; Bishal KC, Kathmandu, Nepal; Kara N. Knighton, Sulphur; Vanessa Lama, Kathmandu, Nepal; Elizabeth Anne Landry, Lake Charles; Laiton J. Langley, Basile; Amanda Kelli Leger, Dry Creek; Kenneth L. Logan, Lake Charles; Sarah E. Lyons, Youngsville; Cassandra Lee Ann Mannheimer, Lake Charles; Angela Noelle McGownd, Fort Collins, Colorado; Sydney G. Morales, Lake Charles; Eunice Elaine Morgan, Jennings; Caleb J. O’Connell, Jennings; Landen K. O’Quinn, Lake Charles; Ishan Parajuli, Kathmandu, Nepal; Mary Grace Brewer Racca, Westlake; Lindsey Ann Richard, Rayne; Kaitlyn Brooke Robles, Lake Charles; Alexis Haley Rodriguez, Plano, Texas; Haley N. Sacksteder, Westlake; Mamata Shrestha, Kathmandu, Nepal; Brianna M. Simon, Lake Charles; Carlee Elizabeth Smith, Nederland, Texas; Sarah K. Soileau, Ville Platte; Caleb A. Stanley, Lake Charles; Kevin D. Stockman, Lake Charles; Juna Fee Suppan, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; Nhi Hong Thao Ta, Dong Nai, Vietnam; Kandi Kaye Thornton, Lake Charles; Andrew J. Usie, Orange, Texas; Lucas C. Verret, Lake Charles; Erin N. Vidrine, Pierre Part; Camille Irene Vizena, Lake Charles; and Morgan M. Wilder, Lake Charles.

CUM LAUDE (3.50-3.69): Nicholas R. Abshire, Lake Charles; Kabindra Adhikari, Bhaktapur, Nepal; Clare Alleman, Rayne; Sabrina Lane Ardoin, Pine Prairie; Victoria LaRen Ardoin, Lafayette; Alanna Dane Arvie, Oberlin; Wilma R. Bagley, Westlake; Damilola Sidiqat Balogun, Lagos, Nigeria; Adrian Felipe Beltran, Sulphur; Emma Caroline Bertrand, Kinder; Emmalee A. Bertrand, Lake Charles; Klaeborne D. Bertrand, Sulphur; Mackenzie R. Best, Lake Charles; Allison N. Blanchard, Lake Charles; Hallie R. Boudreaux, Grand Lake; Paige Corinne Buller, Iowa; Jaxson L. Caldwell, Lake Charles; Kaitlin A. Colby, Lake Charles; Andrew W. Cooley, Kinder; Matthew V. Cooley, Ragley; Eve D. Cruseturner, Lake Charles; Elise M. Duplantis, Houma; Madigan Aline Eldridge, Lake Charles; Bethanie S. Farber, Lake Charles; Carlee R. Fast, Westlake; Brian Flanagan, Dublin, Ireland; Matthew R. Foltz, Lake Charles; Hannah A. Fontenot, Lake Charles; Kaitlyn Alizabeth Fontenot, Jennings; Savanna M. Fruge, Bell City; Matthew Allen Gardner, Lafayette; Elida Patricia Godoy Villalobos, DanLi, Honduras; Danielle Leona Green, Pineville; Patrick T. Green, St. Louis, Missouri; Nicholas David Guidry, DeQuincy; Kayla A. Guillory, Sulphur; Cassee S. Hawkins, Sulphur; Baylie D’Anne Hebert, Welsh; Kennedy R. Hebert, Ragley; Heather N. Hilton, Lake Charles; Zachary M. Honeycutt, Lake Charles; Michaela Louise Jabusch, Egan; Julia Clare Kingsley, Lake Charles; Amelia Grace LaFargue, Kinder; Jamie Sue Langley, Lake Charles; Seth C. Lawrence, Welsh; Logan Paul LeBlanc, Mermentau; Christian P. Leonards, Pitkin; Robert H. Lohmann, Lake Charles; Jesika Mainali, Hetauda, Nepal; Ally S. Marks, Opelousas; Marija Mastilovic, Belgrade, Serbia; Maggie Joy McBride, Lake Charles; Abby Elyse Menard, Ragley; Brandi Noel Menier, Eunice; Jon R. Mouton, Crowley; Damian O’Boyle, Galway, Ireland; Kaitlyn R. Opal, Lake Charles; Maisie M. Pelafigue, Lake Charles; William A. Pena, Livingston, Texas; Madison Alaina Pillaro, St. Martinville; Tiffany Marie Crowell Pommier, West Monroe; Arjan Poudel, Khairenitor, Nepal; Ross M. Prince, Houma; Ethan Alexander Rapp, Sulphur; James Clayton Rasbeary, Heath, Texas; Tyler Douglas Rather, Lake Charles; Jacob T. Regan, Egan; Matt Randolph Richard, Grand Chenier; Olivia A. Richard, Gueydan; Bailey R. Roy, Kaplan; Julia R. Schmid, Crowley; Haley Nichole Schneider, Pasadena, Texas; Megan Taylor Segura, Houston, Texas; Haley Cheyenne Sermon, Pineville; Caroline E. Settle, Many; Shriya Shrestha, Kathmandu, Nepal; Gavin E. Skinner, Lake Charles; Brandon L. Smith, Belle Chasse; Jeremy D. Smith, Katy, Texas; Krista Michelle Jimney Smith, Lake Charles; Kaitlynn M. Stagg, Eunice; Alexis Leann Stevison, Lake Charles; Jessica Theresia, Jakarta, Indonesia; Hailey C. Thibodeaux, Eunice; Alexis J. Thomas, Mansfield; Tho Nguyen Hoang Tran, Tan Chou, Vietnam; Lakeyn Kristine Ward, Lake Charles; Brooke Alexandra Watkins, Iowa; Delaney M. Webb, Lake Charles; Brett Whelton, Glen Ellyn, Illinois; Kelsie L. Williams, Merryville; Matthew F. Williams, Plaquemine; Joshua Ethan Windham, DeQuincy; and Rachel K. Woods, Spring, Texas.

The McNeese Honors College had 11 students graduate this spring. Honors College provides additional educational opportunities for students with strong academic backgrounds. They are: Michael J. Casteel, Sulphur; Matthew R. Foltz, Lake Charles; Laiken P. Franks, Lake Charles; Emma C. Godfrey, Fernandina Beach, Florida; Hannah G. Hebert, Bell City; Malloree Kate Lavergne, Lake Charles; Joan Lin, Sulphur; Leah Catherine Sims, Lake Charles; Rebecca L. Tibbitts, Vinton; Lucas C. Verret, Lake Charles; and Jade Lorraine Young, Kinder.