Local LU students graduate with honors
Lamar University graduated 119 students with honors during fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 11-12 in the Montagne Center.
Forty students graduated summa cum laude (with highest honors), with grade-point averages ranging from 3.8 to 4.0.
Local graduates include:
Bridge City: David Ferris and Alexis Prestwood.
Orange: Haley Beall, Madison Laurence, Julian Morgan, Jessica Shoemaker and Forrest Zoch.
Vidor: Carroll Blackmon, Amy Myers and Olivia Winn.
Thirty-one students graduated magna cum laude (with high honors), with GPAs of 3.65 to 3.79:
Orange: Heather Howlett.
Vidor: Jennifer Mann.
Forty-eight students graduated cum laude (with honors), with GPAs of 3.5 to 3.64:
Deweyville: Jacob Gorton.
Orange: Mallory Burnaman, Cole Durkin and Taylor Williams.
Vidor: Nicola Adkins and Christine Stanley.