Max Daigh, manager of school performance for the Louisiana Department of Education, was the guest speaker when Louisiana Connections Academy held a May 30 commencement ceremony for 93 graduates in its third senior class.

Valedictorian was Christian Carroll, of Jena.

Salutatorian was Kristine Slawson, of Baton Rouge.

The graduation, at Baton Rouge’s Independence Park Theater, also celebrated more than $1.3 million in scholarship offers to graduates.

Graduates from St. Tammany Parish are:

Madeline Albert and Jose Rodriguez, of Lacombe

Peyton Burger, Kylie Clark and Isabel Collier, of Covington

Cally Caillouet, Victoria Farmer, Devond Leflore and Caitlyn Mattern, of Slidell

Christopher Carter, of Madisonville

Cheyenne Dardar, Meghan Desmond, Cody Fricke and Tori Jourdan, of Mandeville.

Louisiana Connections Academy is the state’s first free virtual K-12 charter school with students from across the state. For information, visit www.LouisianaConnections