Lamar University recently held its fall commencement ceremonies in which 119 students graduated with honors.
Of the 119 students, 40 graduated summa cum laude with GPAs from 3.8 to 4.0, 31 graduated magna cum laude with GPAs from 3.65 to 3.79 and 48 graduated cum laude with GPAs from 3.5 to 3.64.
Summa cum laude graduates were Eusevio Saldivar and Travis Svendsen of Baytown; Morgan Casas, Courtney Laughlin, Bethany Lyons, Casey Myers, Lauren Schuldt and Bernard Yett of Beaumont; David Ferris and Alexis Prestwood of Bridge City; Amy White of Corpus Christi; Sarah Henderson of Evadale; Tayler Saumell of Groves; Steve Irvin of Haltom City; Lisa Arterberry-Gaines of Houston; Vikki Russell of Kirbyville; Selisa Valyan of Lake Charles; Julie Cascarelli and Amie Coble of Lumberton; Monica Mannino and Brandon Stacey of Nederland; Haley Beall, Madison Laurence, Julian Morgan, Jessica Shoemaker and Forrest Zoch of Orange; John Finck of Pasadena; Ciara Guilhas, Zina Hale and Rashmi Marediya of Port Arthur; Maisie Beniot of Port Neches; Lilly Flenoy of Richmond; Amelia McBeth of Roby; Xenia Dowling and Chelsea Neeley of Silsbee; Bryan Haun of Taylor; Carroll Blackmon, Amy Myers and Olivia Winn of Vidor; and Cathy Wayman of Willis.
Magna cum laude graduates were Diana Cardenas, Carlos Iberra and Emily LeBlanc of Beaumont; Amanda Keen of Brazoria; Shandi Chapa and Jonathan Gay of Groves; Nichel Jennings of Houston; Michael Evers of Humble; Danielle Ellis and Kord Peterson of Kountze; Adam Holland of Longview; Florencia Corne and Megan Harding of Lumberton; Krista Bergeron, Tiffany Heider and Mallory Raborn of Nederland; Heather Howlett of Orange; Kim-Thuy Nguyen, Lucy Nguyen, Hayley Rodriguez and Juan Rodriguez of Port Arthur; Allison Landry, Janna McClelland, Kyle Ryan, Colt Schmidtke, Cheree Simon, Paige Tweekrem and Brittinay Zepeda of Port Neches; Sherrie King of San Antonio; Kate Worsham of Silsbee; and Jennifer Mann of Vidor.
Cum laude graduates were Jasmin Dhuka of Ahmedabad, India; Maria Reseburg of Alvin; Brooke Gipson of Beach City; Densil Chapman, Anna Cruz, Stacy Ebner, Kayla Faraci, Ashley Garza, Gabriel Grady, Erin Lanier, Janah Milich, Seth Mitchell, Jenny Nguyen, Shelby Renfrow, Francis Shannon and Prasun Mandal of Beaumont; Jared Fielder of Buna; Brandi Griffin of China; Kelcey Miller of Conroe; Jacob Gorton of Deweyville; Laura Castille and Katherine Waterbury of Groves; Michael Trahan of Hamshire; Haoran Zhu of Houston; Joseph Smith of Kingwood; Juuso Laitinen of Kuopio, Finland; Olivera Sagarese of Lake Worth, Florida; Alexis Cable of Lakeside, California; Kristina Miller of Lumberton; Christy Hunley of Malakoff; Joseph Lovinggood of Mont Belvieu; Abby Belaire, Shamon Burton, Rhett Fontenot, Hannah Franklin, Kiersten Lamb, Tyler Scates and Jamie Shields of Nederland; Mallory Burnaman, Cole Durkin and Taylor Williams of Orange; Ednesha Cook, Leeanna Martinez and Jessica Romine of Port Arthur; Nicola Adkins and Christine Stanley of Vidor; Heather Armstrong of Village Mills; and Sean Stevens of Winnie.
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