Students from East Baton Rouge Parish received degrees from Nicholls State University during three commencement ceremonies on May 14.

Students graduating summa cum laude earned a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher, magna cum laude 3.7 to 3.899 and cum laude 3.5 to 3.699.

ASSOCIATE DEGREE: Bryan J. Barnes, general studies; Peyton J. McCulloch, petroleum services; Cindy M. Thompson, general studies; and Malcolm L. Walker, safety technology

BACCALAUREATE DEGREE: Andree’ C. Alleman, nursing; Kellee M. Bell, interdisciplinary studies; Destinee N. Charles, sociology (social work); Zachary W. Edgens, interdisciplinary studies; Diamond M. Fields, psychology; Michael J. Henry, marketing; Katharine E. Hoffmann, marketing (professional sales); Ingrid W. McBride, nursing; Maria E. Mondello, general family and consumer science (social services); Carmen Shropshire, nursing; Tyler A. Sims, petroleum services (safety tech); and Matthew Stansbury, culinary arts (professional), cum laude

MASTER’S DEGREE: David Caillet, community/technical college math, graduate honors; and Melissa R. Stallings, curriculum and instruction (learning disability)

SPECIALIST DEGREE: Alyssa L. Beard, school psychology, graduate honors.