Lamar State College-Port Arthur awarded 188 two-year associate degrees and nine certificates of completion at its Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony held Friday, May 15 at the Carl Parker Center in Port Arthur.

Candidates for an associate of arts degree, listed by hometown:

Bridge City: Evan Michael Boren (academic studies)

Orange: Allison Nicole Angelle (academic studies), Ashley Michelle Bunner (academic studies)

Vidor: Tierney Nicole Nelson (academic studies)

Candidates for an associate of applied science degree, listed by hometown:

Bridge City: Chelsea Lena Phillips (commercial music: performance), Chelsea Lena Phillips (commercial music: sound engineer), Jeffery L. Clack (instrumentation technology)

Orange: Sharon Reene Perry (medical coding specialist), Dennis Kyle Blakeney (process technology)

Vidor: Laura Lynn Pineda (commercial music: sound engineer)