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Lamar State College honor graduates
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Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Honor graduates top Summer 2014 Commencement at Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Lamar State College-Port Arthur saluted 21 students who earned academic honors in taking home either an associate degree or a certificate of completion from its Summer 2014 Commencement Ceremony held Friday, August 15 at the Parker Center.
The John C. Huval Award for Academic Excellence went to Brandon Keith Skillman of Beaumont, who graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade point average while earning an associate of arts degree in academic studies.
Shari Lynn Comer of Beaumont won the H.S. Anderson Award for Allied Health after graduating with a 3.93 GPA and an associate of applied science degree in surgical technology.
The Sydalise Fredeman Award for Associate Degree went to Steven McDonough of Beaumont, who graduated with a 3.54 grade point average in automotive technology.
Angeliree M. Mays of Beaumont won the Sydalise Fredeman Award for Certificate. She finished her work for a cosmetology operator certificate with a 3.87 GPA.
Academic excellence awards went to the following students:
Summa cum laude degree honors (GPA between 3.8 and 4.0): Brandon Keith Skillman, Beaumont (academic studies), Shari Lynn Comer, Beaumont (surgical technology), Jeffrey Mayo Jr., Port Arthur (academic studies), Brandy Bill, Port Arthur (academic studies.)
Magna cum laude degree honors (GPA of 3.65 to 3.79): Anna M. Arranz, San Marcos (nursing), Shanna Cavazos, Port Arthur (surgical technology).
Cum laude degree honors (GPA of 3.50 to 3.64): Tien Thuy Nguyen, Port Arthur (academic studies), Natalia Lisbeth Marin, Port Arthur (academic studies), Dasia Javon Knighton, Beaumont (surgical technology), Steven Miles McDonough, Beaumont (automotive technology), Lanna Roberts Mull, Beaumont (academic studies), Jonesha Marie Harris, Port Arthur (surgical technology), Bridgette E. Weaver, Port Arthur (drug and alcohol abuse counseling).
Summa cum laude certificate honors (GPA of 3.8 to 4.0): Angeliree M. Mays, Beaumont (cosmetology operator), Maricela Rangel, Port Arthur (cosmetology operator).
Magna cum laude certificate honors (GPA of 3.65 to 3.79): Evelyn Vargas, Port Arthur (cosmetology operator), Julie Anne Andrews, Groves (vocational nursing), Abbie Louise Rucker, Groves (cosmetology operator).
Cum laude certificate honors (GPA of 3.50 to 3.64): Lexis Perry, Port Arthur (vocational nursing), Kathryn Ann Beebe, Bridge City (vocational nursing), Maritza Magana, Port Arthur (cosmetology operator).