Lamar University conferred 683 degrees during commencement ceremonies on August 16.  Local graduates include:

Doctorates:

Bridge City: 

Dolores Duhon, Teresa Figueroa, administration; Ashley Marie Angelle, Taylor Lynn Miller, business administration.

Orange: 

Nathan Wade Byerly, administration; Jorge Alfonso Guerra, Ryan Scott Holland, business administration; Cathey Marie Celestine, educational technology leadership; Athena Rochelle Jefferson, teacher leadership.

Orangefield: 

Corey Michael Sheppard, administration.

Vidor:  

Derek Scott Hindman, chemistry; Michael Joseph Kunst, public administration.

Bachelor’s:

Bridge City:

Jason Wall, industrial technology.

Evadale:

Chelsea Lynn Hoke, general studies.

Mauriceville:

Jeremy Ryan Mullins, communication.

Orange:

Erica Michelle Trosclair, nutrition, dietetics and hospitality administration; Ellen Rose McClelland, Stelleshia Terrelle McClelland, Kelby Marie Simpson, Britni Paige Stephenson, applied arts and sciences; John Daniel Tyler, computer science; Blake Neal Guerra, earth science; Christopher Glynn Williams, general business-industrial engineering; Ryan Anthony Fusilier, graphic design; Sandra Freed Lingenfelter, nursing; Diana Faith Tutas, psychology.

Vidor:

Delyn May Ridinger, communication; Brandon Wayne Watson, computer science; Travis Neil Greenway, general business; Robbi Murphy, general studies; Victoria Anne Larned, interior design; Brooke Jari Kennon, management information systems; Matilda Denise Gould, nursing.