The graduation ceremony for the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Academic Studio was May 13 in the Chevron Forum/Solomon Family Hall at NOCCA. Speakers included alumnus John Michael Bradford; Taylor Triplett, of the Class of 2016; and underclassman Quentin Jackson.

The Academic Studio graduates are Lauren Catherine Alleman, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Aromy, Emily Elizabeth Bagwill, William Andrew Byram, Gabrielle Marie Cantelli, Elias Charles James Carrier, Maximilian Anthony Collado, Chloe Drew Conger, Lynda Maria Cortez, Rory Kathleen Cummings-Dise, Da’Jonna M. Cureaux, Marigny Jian DeBlanc, Landry Derrell Duchane, Caitlin Michele Ecuyer, Connor Matthew Egan, Jack Dylan Faust, Imani Sarai Francis, Paul Craig Gale.

Also, Jerod Tyler Goudy, Morgan-Me’Lyn Denise Grant, Jenna Nicole Guidry, Caitlyn Luise Harris, Victoria Marie Hecker, Jasper Dylan Herrington, Aspen Nicole Irvin, Alexandra Lee Johnson, Siobhan Blathin Kelly, Madison Lee Kerth, James Lee King, Carli Simone Kirtland, Matthew Jules Lemonier, Sienna Alexa Liriano, Azriel Crayz Marshall, Mignon Noelle Mauduit, Caleb Lindsey McKay, Jamie Marie Morris, Connie Anne New, Lindsey Nicole Reynolds.

Also, Lindsey Ann Rhodes, Celena Elise Rose, Marley Alexis Saffrhan, Celine Rani Seiber, Ceylon Raynelll Seiber, Emily Nicole Sheets, Immanuel Anthony Simon, Alexis Grace Smith, Kaylyn Denise Smith, Clara Scott Souvignier, Meghan Nichole Speakman, Amberly Blake Stuart, Nina Rochelle Tauriac, Joneya Kryshal Thompson, Sierra Maria Torres, Taylor Elizabeth Triplett, Richard Alexander White, Emil Trad Willmann, Halle Michelle Wood and Zenobia Amira Zeno.