Lamar University conferred 1,355 degrees, Dec. 13, at their commencement. Local students receiving degrees are:

Doctorates

Vidor:Carolyn Kelley Barnes, educational leadership.

Masters

Bridge City:Diana Alexis Greenbank, accounting and Carly Wright Broussard, business administration.

Orange:Michael Lee Defee, biology; Crissa Leigh Bonnin, Cory Wayne Broom, Melissa Elise Eyles and Tabitha Michelle Prouse, school counseling.

Vidor:Ashton Singletary, environmental engineering.

Vinton: Katie Melette Nichols, educational administration.

Bachelors

Bridge City:William Robert McKinney, biology; Courtney Marie Glidden, Mallory Marie Matt, communication; Randi Lee Frazee, criminal justice and Shana Rae Boehm, Chelsea Cheek, general studies.

Deweyville: Logan Mitchell Womack, English.