Local students graduate with honors at LU
Lamar University graduated 121 students with honors during spring commencement ceremonies May 18, 2013, in the Montagne Center. Listed below are only the Orange County and surround area students.
Summa cum laude (with highest honors), with grade-point averages ranging from 3.8 to 4.0:
Bridge City: Nicholas Allen, Yamile Zuniga.
Buna: Garrett Brawley.
Orange: Velvet Maloy.
Sulphur, La.: Shawn Buller.
Vidor: Joel Edgar, Heather Edgar, Kelly Sellers.
Magna cum laude (with high honors), with GPAs of 3.65 to 3.79:
Bridge City: Kevin Young.
Deweyville: Kathryn Knobloch.
Orange: Alex Edgerly, Brian Folsom, Paeton Landry.
Vidor: Brooke Friedeck, Elizabeth Hoffpauir.
Cum laude (with honors), with GPAs of 3.5 to 3.64:
Bridge City: Grant Encalade, Jera Viator.
Buna: Thomas Harris Jr.
Orange: Melissa Johnson, Logan Posey.
Vidor: Kevin King.