During LSU's summer commencement, 23 students graduated with honors, including two students who received a University Medal for graduating with the highest undergraduate grade-point average in the class.
The University Medalists included Laura Lynette Tracy, a native of LaPlace, who graduated from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences; and Chanelle Rose Trahan, of Baton Rouge, who graduated from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences.
Among the university’s 609 graduates were 16 LSU faculty and staff members. Of the 16 employees who graduated, one received a bachelor’s degree, one received a graduate certificate, seven earned master’s degrees and seven earned doctoral degrees.
August 2019 graduates included:
College of Human Sciences & Education
Zachary: Tiara Rochelle Spann
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Zachary: Morgan Lucille McKey
College of Science
Zachary: Ashlyn Brionne Washington
Central: Brandie Granata Gilchrist
Zachary: Emily Brooke Flanders
Baker: Verna Marie Richard
Zachary: Kathleen Alyse Winn