During Xavier University of Louisiana’s 88th annual commencement on Saturday , 564 graduates will receive their degrees at the XU Convocation Center.

Honorary degrees also will be presented during the ceremony to former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu; Carnegie Corporation of New York President Vartan Gregorian; former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder; and basketball legend and entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson. Xavier President Norman C. Francis, himself a 1952 graduate who is retiring this June after serving at his alma mater for almost 60 years, also will address the graduates.

Seven of those graduates head this year’s group of 36 summa cum laude graduates with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages, including: Tarrin Casey, a biology/premed major from St. Louis ; Sunku Choi, a pharmacy student from Rochester, New York; Paige Estave, a biology/premed major from Kenner; Catherine Fakler, an English/English education major from Phoenix, Arizona ; Kristen Fowler, a biology/premed major from Kenner; Brittany Gorden, a pharmacy student from New Orleans; and Haley Schexnayder, a pharmacy student from Metairie.

Graduates include:

Honor Graduates

Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts: Evangeline Dech, Catherine Fakler, Megan Riley, Melissa Riley and Jennifer Tran.

Bachelor of Science: Kristia Abernathy, Shaniqua Bagley, Jamie Bolden, Tarrin Casey, Kayla Colbert, Armond Collins, Duy Dang, Paige Estave, Kristen Fowler, Christopher Hayes, Ivyanne London, Jymirah Morris, Hue-Hillary Nguyen, Nancy Pham, Tri Pham, Heba Sarhan, Treasure Stone, Theresia Sutherlin, Khalil Thompson, Victoria Thompson and Chelsey Walker.

Doctor of Pharmacy: Trineqa Adams, Sunku Choi, Brittany Gorden, Jessica Green, Brittney Johnson, Meagan Piazza, Claire Reuter, Haley Schexnayder, Laura Waddell and Faith Webre.

Magna Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts: Jade Crutch, Jordyn Goody, Anthony Lotten Jr. and Alexis Parker.

Bachelor of Music: Simone Brown.

Bachelor of Science: Brittany Banks, Tayla Banks, Antoinette Bell, Chantel Bonner, Phyllis Cu, Trung Doan, Chinedu Echebelem, Markea Gilbert, Kyriante Henry, Oluwapelumi Kareem, Anh Le, Akerria Lee, Jesslyn Magee, Nerrissa Mitchell, Keisha Murray, Nam Nguyen, Peter Pham, Jordan Powell, Keidre Sampson, Eric Stewart, Dana Thompson and Shalia Wagner.

Doctor of Pharmacy: Meghan Dauzat, Britney Davis, Michael Ezebuenyi, Halee Fuselier, Derek Hendry, Lianne Jang, Thuy-Tien Nguyen, Mona Patel, Ashlee Poolson, Malak Saad and Le An Tran.

Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts: Ryan DeRouselle, Jessica Gardiner, Gregory Jones Jr., Michael Moore Jr., Mia Ruffin and Felecia Woolens.

Bachelor of Science: Brianna Ali, Dominique Benson, Megan Bright, Davon Carter, Ricaylah Citizen, Kai Combs, Donielle Curry, Gregory Degruy, Emmanuel Detiege, Nia Geiggar, Taylor Harris, Jasmine Haydel, Brianne Jones, Faith Joseph, Jasmine Lewis, Shahed Mahmud, Lydia Mensah, Jade Meyers, Jessica Minor, Alonda Moore, Amithyse Moore, Anthony Hieu Nguyen, Kenny Nguyen, Melissa Nguyen, Thuy-Linh Nguyen, Amber Owens, Marie Reynon, Destinee Robinson, Kamberly Tate, Treyc Terry, Keyaisha Thomas, Quenisha Thomas, Nancy Tran, Danyelle Wesley, Toiya Williams and Mariam Zayed.

Doctor of Pharmacy: Brad Alfonso, Chrissie Billiot, Jarred Binney, Becca Dam, Tamara Dollison, Sarah EL-Rachidi, Bridget Ford, John Fusilier Jr., Victoria Hoang, Carolkim Huynh, Amanda Hymel, Julia Jackson, Rabih Kanj, Daniel LeBeouf, Kim Luu, Rania Mando, Kayla Moses, Laneka Mumphrey, Thao Tam Nguyen, Thuy Nguyen, Stephanie Ogunrinade, Agatha Okoye, Jacobi Owens, Matthew Pieri, Ramon Rivera Jr., Ponderic Sim, Lashira Williams and Sarah Zaini.

Graduate Degrees with honors

Master of Arts: Natasha Ballard, Octavia Brown-Davis, Thomas Wright Jr. and Ayla Yarbrough.

Master of Arts in Teaching: Christopher Moore.

All Graduates

Bachelor of Arts

Fariha Abbas, Michael Adams, Bryce Barbosa, Misha Battiste, Kenneth Bell, Venus Black, Ashley Bonhart, Eric Brown Jr, Christian Campbell, Maya Clark, Leonard Clay, Kerris Crier, Jade Crutch (magna cum laude), Evangeline Dech (summa cum laude), Nicole DeLoach, Ryan DeRouselle (cum laude), Shamila Dixon, Jarmal Druilhet, Sabrina Ellis, Sharane Ellis, Catherine Fakler (summa cum Laude), Lauren Florence, Laura Flowers, Ashley Fournette, Jessica Gardiner (cum laude), Alexa Gaston, Zachary Gaston, Jordyn Goody (magna cum laude), Kareka Green, Erica Hampton, Victoria Hardnett, Tiera Harris, Chianna Hart, Elton Haydel, Jamaal Israel, Ariel Jallah-Norfleet, Mariel Jarreau, Tanisha Johnson, Gregory Jones Jr. (cum laude), Bria Joshua, Asia Knowles, Brittney Lewis, Anthony Lotten Jr. (magna cum laude), Kearns Louis-Jean, Courtney Martin, Ja’Keria McCowan, Michael Moore Jr. (cum laude), Carmen Nelson, Theresa Nguyen, Olufunmilayo Oke, Alexis Parker (magna cum laude), DeVon Pruitt, Jordan Reaves, Leland Riley, Megan Riley (summa cum laude), Melissa Riley (summa cum laude), Kiara Roberson, Mia Ruffin (cum laude), Endia Simms, Zaire Sims, Bria Smith, Viktor Svoboda, Ashley Taylor, Jazmin Taylor, Jennifer Tran (summa cum laude), Alex Turner, Ranesha Turnipseed, Valori Washington, Antanious White, Kristen White, Cierra Wilcox, Holli Willis, Blake Wilson, Danielle Wilson, Felecia Woolens (cum laude) and Hali Yarmush.

Bachelor of Music

Simone Brown (magna cum laude), Ayanna Hampton and Johan Webster.

Bachelor of Science

Kristia Abernathy (summa cum laude), Raven Adeneye, Justine Akinlami, Brianna Ali (cum laude), Michael Arnelle, Chanarion Arnold, Corey Arnold, Shaniqua Bagley (summa cum laude), Trent Bailey, Brittany Banks (magna cum laude), Tayla Banks (magna cum laude), Shelby Barb, Taylor Barconey, Naja Battle, Clay Batts, Kynithra Beauchamp, Courtni Becnel, Antoinette Bell (magna cum laude), Christopher Bell, Mecca Bell, Dominique Benson (cum laude), Jovan Berry, Gabriel Beverly, Prema Bhattacharjee, Kofi Bissah, Jamie Bolden (summa cum laude), Chantel Bonner (magna cum laude), Cierra Bonvillain, Maya Booker, Joi Bowers, Ronisha Boyett, Jasmine Branch, Megan Bright (cum laude), Kelsea Brown, Lakendria Brown, Alexis Bryant, Mercedes Butler, Danielle Campbell, Joseph Cao, Brittny Cargo, Angel Carlin, Celeste Carter, Davon Carter (cum laude), Tempestt Carter, Tarrin Casey (summa cum laude), Jasmyn Chaisson, Mariah Chambers, Ronald Cherubin, Ricaylah Citizen (cum laude), Kayla Colbert (summa cum laude), John Cole Jr., Rochelle Cole, Donye Coleman, Kenneth Coleman, Armond Collins (summa cum laude), Kai Combs (cum laude), Tyria Combs, Troynika Combs, Kellie Cooley, Bryan Cooper Jr., Amanda Copeland, Nakia Crockett, Phyllis Cu (magna cum laude), Shannel Cunningham, Donielle Curry (cum laude), Kalynn Curtis, Dominique Dalton, Duy Dang (summa cum laude), Charlene Davis, Christian Davis, Jhamal Davis, Mya Davis, Tranelle Davis, Whitney Davis, Gregory Degruy (cum laude), Rowena DeShields, Emmanuel Detiege (cum laude), Loic Didavi, Trung Doan (magna cum laude), Kyra Dodson, Toney Donnell, Courtney DuBose, Jasmine Ducre, Teresa Dufrene, Kaila Dunn, Samuel Ebonni Jr., Chinedu Echebelem (magna cum laude), Paige Estave (summa cum laude), Destiny Farmer, Josiah Fielteau, Alia Fleury, Kaci Foster, Kristen Fowler (summa cum laude), Lance Francis, Shanae Franklin, Nia Geiggar (cum laude), Taylor Gibson, Markea Gilbert (magna cum laude), Anthony Goode, Yasmeen Green, Justin Grennell, Xochitl Guerreiro Ramos Bennett, Quentin Guillory, Regina Hall, Toddria Hall, Alexis Hampton, Bianca Harris, LaCoiya Harris, Taylor Harris (cum laude), Jasmine Haydel (cum laude), Christopher Hayes (summa cum laude), Karolyn Hayes, Rashad Haynes, Alexandra Haywood, Kyriante’ Henry (magna cum laude), Breon Hightower, Xavier Hill, Breal Hillery, Ma Que Hollins, Kourtney Howell, Christianna Hudson, TaLonda Hudson, Obiajulu Ilogu, Mariya Iqbal, Kayla Irby, Maris Ivy, Courtney Jacks, Kwame Jackson, Marcus Jackson, Sidnie Jackson, Troyell Jackson, Yolanda Jackson, Rebecca Jamison, Karedonovan Jefferson, Brianna Johnson, Christiana Johnson, Joya Johnson, Brianne Jones (cum laude), Sydney Jones, Faith Joseph (cum laude), Kevin Joseph, Oluwapelumi Kareem (magna cum laude), Destiny Knatt, Mioshiua Knox, Jacqueline La, Baleigh Landrum, Erica Lang, Anh Le (magna cum laude), Akerria Lee (magna cum laude), Jazmin Lee, Jasmine Lewis (cum laude), Rainn Lewis, Briana Lindsey, Alexis Lloyd, Ivyanne London (summa cum laude), Ka’Briel Loston, Ahkibah Lott, Jesslyn Magee (magna cum laude), Shahed Mahmud (cum laude), Christopher Matthew, Kaneisha Matthews, Lindsey Maurice-Walker, Alexis McClure, Brianyell McDaniel, Kiara McIntyre, Rashad McMillian, Calandra McMurray, Lydia Mensah (cum laude), Jonathan Menyon, Jade Meyers (cum laude), Ashley Miller, Chanel Miller-Phillips, Jessica Minor (cum laude), Ariana Mitchell, Nerrissa Mitchell (magna cum laude), Alonda Moore (cum laude), Amithyse Moore (cum laude), Jymirah Morris (summa cum laude), Schyler Morton, Marcus Moses, Alyssa Mouton, Keisha Murray (magna cum laude), Kaleb Murry, Kelsey Murry, Hunter Nelson III, Anthony Hieu Nguyen (cum laude), Hue-Hillary Nguyen (summa cum laude), Kenny Nguyen (cum laude), Melissa Nguyen (cum Laude), Nam Nguyen (magna cum laude), Thuy-Linh Nguyen (cum laude), Brittany Nicholas, Alexys Nunn, Moriah Nutter, Kyrah Offett, Ugochinyere Okechuku-Wachuku, Osaro Omofomwan, Ebubechukwu Onujiogu, Precious Onwuzuligbo, Noble Opusunju, Ayomide Osibanjo, Amber Owens (cum laude), Clarence Pace III, George Pappas II, Nicole Patterson, Khylir Patton, Davide Perrault, Quendrekis Perrien, Nancy Pham (summa cum laude), Peter Pham (magna cum laude), Tri Pham (summa cum laude), Victoria Phillips, Gabriel Phoenix, Justin Poplar, Jonquil Poret, Lauren Potts, Jordan Powell (magna cum laude), Tiffany Pratts, Jusiah Prowell, Mia Raspberry, Michael Rauls, Lauren Raymond, Taylor Reece, Taylor Reed, Marie Reynon (cum laude), Camille Rhodes, Brittany Richard, Alexis Richards, Remington Richardson, Destinee Robison (cum laude), Megan Roell, Kaneque Roy, Keidre Sampson (magna cum laude), Heba Sarhan (summa cum laude), Edwin Scott, Olivier Siewe, T’chyra Silas, Darinique Simmons, Miranda Smith, Adrian Smith-Thompson, Miya Spence, Charles Stafford III, LaTisha Stakrs, Chelsea Stephens, Brittany Stepter, Robert Stevenson III, Eric Stewart (magna cum laude), Treasure Stone (summa cum laude), Theresia Sutherlin (summa cum laude), Megan Sutton, Kayla Sweeten, Kamberly Tate (cum laude), Dominique Taylor, Treyc Terry (cum laude), Taylor Thibeaux, Keyaisha Thomas (cum laude), Quenisha Thomas (cum laude), Dana Thompson (magna cum laude), Khalil Thompson (summa cum laude), Leah Thompson, Victoria Thompson (summa cum laude), Dinh-Van Tran, Nancy Tran (cum laude), Sabrina Tran, Vincent Turner Jr., Ayana Ussery, Taylor Vales, Taylor Venice-Martin, Jennifer Vicks, Shalia Wagner (magna cum laude), Chelsey Walker (summa cum laude), Denzel Walker, Dominique Walker, Sabrina Washington, Jonathon Watson, Danyelle Wesley (cum laude), Danielle Westbrook, Christan Williams, Ciara Williams, Danielle Williams, Kiranika Williams, Kristin Williams, Toiya Williams (cum laude), Andrenique Wilson, Sydney Wing, Crystal Wright, Diamond Wright and Mariam Zayed (cum laude).

Doctor of Pharmacy

Rana Abdelfattah, Margaret Abrams, Jordan Abuliel Trineqa Adams (summa cum laude), Brad Alfonso (cum laude), Leah Aucoin, Mya Baker, Temitayo Banjo, Myles Barker, Caroline Becnel, Daniel Bediako, Sadie Bennett, Chrissie Billiot (cum laude), Jarred Binney (cum laude), Bismark Boakye, Magdalene Bonsu, Michael Bordes Jr., Rebecca Brock, Jonathan Bui, Xuan-Hien Bui, Rhanda Callahan, Whitney Cantrelle, Johnathan Chang, Simon Cheng, Sunku Choi (summa cum laude), Ankur Chudasama, Michael Chung, Tommy Curtain, Becca Dam (cum laude), Phuong Dao, Meghan Dauzat (magna cum laude), Britney Davis (magna cum laude), Cedricka Dent, Dat Do, Tamara Dollison (cum laude), Sarah EL-Rachidi (cum laude), Adina Ewing, Michael Ezebuenyi (magna cum laude), Erica Fields, Jasmine Fitzgerald, Bridget Ford (cum laude), Halee Fuselier (magna cum laude), John Fusilier Jr. (cum laude), Jimmy Giang, Brittany Gorden (summa cum laude), Alexis Gosserand, Jameshia Graves, Jessica Green (summa cum laude), Amanda Grego, Danaka Hancock, Louis Harvey II, Devin Hawkins, Derek Hendry (magna cum laude), Bernard Hill, Victoria Hoang (cum laude), Carolkim Huynh (cum laude), Ha Huynh, Amanda Hymel (cum laude), Folake Ige, Julia Jackson (cum laude), Lianne Jang (magna cum laude), Akeem Jimoh, Brittney Johnson (summa cum laude), Johmyrin Johnson, Maegan Johnson, Wendy Kahendi, Rabih Kanj (cum laude), Chermaine Kelly, Charlene Keyes, Mohammad Khan, Jimmy Kim, Krystal Knight, Holly Landrieu, Christopher Laynes, Tuan Le, Daniel LeBeouf (cum laude), Courtney LeBlanc, Quentin Lewis, Breanna Lorick, Kim Luu (cum laude), Rania Mando (cum laude), Laura McNeill, Christopher Montalbano, Kayla Moses (cum laude), Laneka Mumphrey (cum laude), Cedric Nation, Charmaine Thao Ngo, Jessalyn Ngo, Diana Nguyen, Diane Nguyen, Duong-Thai Nguyen, Francis Nguyen, Giang Nguyen, Jessica Nguyen, Joey Nguyen, Lem Nguyen, Linh Nguyen, Linh Nguyen, Phuong Nguyen, Teekay Nguyen, Thai-Tue Nguyen, Thao Nhi Nguyen, Thao Tam Nguyen (cum laude), Thu Nguyen, Thuan Nguyen, Thuy Nguyen (cum laude), Thuy-Tien Nguyen (magna cum laude), Tony Nguyen, Van Nguyen, Stephanie Ogunrinade (cum laude), Agatha Okoye (cum laude), Jacobi Owens (cum laude), Mona Patel (magna cum laude), Eric Pham, Mandy Pham, Nhu Pham, Tracy Pham, Addison Phan, Robin Philip, Meagan Piazza (summa cum laude), Kendra Pierce, Matthew Pieri (cum laude), Ashlee Poolson (magna cum laude), Derrick Pullins Jr., Claire Reuter (summa cum laude), Ramon Rivera Jr. (cum laude), Pamela Rove, David Roy, Mallory Roy, Malak Saad (magna cum laude), Megan Sanchez, Haley Schexnayder (summa cum laude), Monique Scott, Brandi Semien, Samoeun Seun, Ponderic Sim (cum laude), Jasmine Thomas, Cindy Tong, Duong Tran, Le An Tran (magna cum laude), Long Tran, Harold Truong, Viet-Huy Truong, Aviva Varnado, Michelle Vo, Angelica Vu, Phi Vu, Laura Waddell (summa cum laude), Faith Webre (summa cum laude), Ashley Williams, Brittany Williams, Lashira Williams (cum laude), David Wilson and Sarah Zaini (cum laude).

Master in Theology

Ashley Morris.

Master of Arts

Charles Allen II, Natasha Ballard (4.0), Octavia Brown-Davis (4.0), Valencia Brumfield, Ashley Clayton, Arianne Dabney, Dameatrice Dunbar, Mikelle Eskinde, Xylina Eyemaro, Meka Francis, D’Amica George, Marcus Hodges, Tynica Jackson, Crystal Johnson, Toccara Jones, Dione Joseph-Breckenridge, Rasheeda Kennedy-Henry, Kendall McManus-Thomas, Celita Owens, Logan Perkins, Arkeria Robertson, Antonio Scott, Enjoli Sims-Theodore, Chanda Smith, Raishawn Smith, Audra Tousaint, Ciera Trufant, Thomas Wright Jr. (4.0) and Ayla Yarbrough (4.0).

Master of Arts in Teaching

Blake Clark, Ivory Clark, Audrey Davidson, Corey Harrell, Malia Johnston, Jasmine Jones, Christopher Moore (4.0), Crysell Pendleton, Katerine Rosales, LaDonna Smith, Jose Torres, Jani Wells-Johnson and Avingnon Williams.