The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine conferred 85 doctor of veterinary medicine degrees at its 40th annual commencement exercises on May 9.

Alumni Egeenee Daniels, Class of 1986, who is attending veterinarian and director of laboratory animal medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, gave the commencement address.

St. Francisville students receiving Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees, senior awards, internships and residencies are:

LILLIAN CLAIRE BARBER: Dean’s honor list of scholastic achievement, Merck Veterinary Manual Award, Edward Lloyd Mitchell Memorial Award and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine certificate of clinical excellence.

KAYLA JUNE ODOM: Dean’s honor list of scholastic achievement and Merck Veterinary Manual Award.