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LSU SHREVEPORT TO HOLD SPRING 2017 COMMENCEMENT

May 09, 2017

SHREVEPORT, LA- The LSU Shreveport Spring Commencement ceremony is set for Sunday, May 14, at 2 p.m. at CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, LA. Among the participants, 452 degrees will be awarded to graduates who have completed programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Business, Education and Human Development.
"Our graduates are beginning a new chapter of their lives and we are extremely proud of their devotion," said Chancellor of LSU Shreveport, Larry Clark. "The LSUS community and I wish our Pilots the best future and hope that they will forever remember their educational journey."

The commencement address will be given by Mrs. Valencia Sarpy Jones, of the LSU Board of Supervisors. Jones is an agent with New York Life Insurance Company and a Registered Representative offering securities through NYLIFE Securities LLC. Jones has been a New York Life agent since 2007, and is associated with the Shreveport General Office. Jones specializes in custom tailored solutions for employee and executive benefits, estate conservation, retirement planning, charitable giving, insurance protection and other personal and business financial needs.

Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Louisiana State University in 2005. Mrs. Jones was appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards in August of 2016 to the LSU Board of Supervisors as a representative of the 4th Congressional District. She is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Active in her community, she serves on the board of directors for the Natchitoches Jazz / R&B Festival and most recently she was appointed to the executive board of the Boy Scouts of America Norwela Council. She is a member of the Natchitoches Young Professionals, and Les Amies Service Organization. Jones is a service oriented professional and entrepreneur. She is married to Jerry J. Jones Jr. PT. MPT., co-owner of Guidroz Physical Therapy and they have one son Brady.

Please join the LSU Shreveport faculty, staff, graduating students, and community in the Spring Graduation ceremony at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City. This event will be a special time for our hard-working and dedicated students as they are recognized for their academic achievements and well-earned degrees.

Listed here are the graduates by college, degree and hometown.

College of Arts & Sciences
School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Master of Science
Alexandria, LA- Markay Dunn Reeves
Haughton, LA- Amber LeeAnn Harris
Monroe, LA- Jamie Lea Arrington

Master of Arts
Bossier City, LA- Ryan Jeffrey Sanders
Shreveport, LA- Floyd Leroy Aker III, Matthew Thomas Collins, Ashley Elizabeth Dean, Myles Roberts

Bachelor of Arts
Bossier City, LA- Brenda Kay Beverly, Patrick Kurt Laurent, Elles Danley Rock, Bianca Grace Stakes
Haughton, LA- Cody Allen Milam
Shreveport, LA- Nicola Marie Sullivan, Mitchell Wayne Baxter, Erica Taylor Delaune, Sherita Shenette Holden, Delebra Desette Hudson, Shal Macker A.D. Marsden, Ciara Danielle Mathis, Ethan Christopher Puckett, Jaylie D. Rester, Douglass Paul Smith

Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Bossier City, LA- Daniel Aaron Atkinson, Virginia Nicole Guice, Michelle Marie McGee
Plain Dealing, LA- Whitney Jo Rich-Stansell
Shreveport, LA- Kristopher Robert Omberg, Allyssa Anne Baumeister, Kara Lynn Duval, Jeramiah Spencer Richter, Aviance Shantel Smith

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Benton, LA- Delaney Joan Beck
Bossier City, LA- Koneisha Shante Austin, Morgan H. Bailey, Jonathon J. Bertaux, Timothy Enoch Keys, Brittany Dianne Sutton, Bailey René Tejada
Haughton, LA- Steffon D. Bedford II
Prairieville, LA- Rebecka Elizabeth Nall
Shreveport, LA- Sheri Anita Bryan, Mallory Jordan Burke, Tymothy Devin Hensley, Michelle Alexis McDonald, Barton Hale Nelson, Caleb Persia, Stevi Christa Robinson-Grant, Jessica Harmony Stevens, Nick Joe Terket, Greginald Quaderick Williams

Bachelor of General Studies
Atlanta, TX- Madeline Jean Ann Campbell
Benton, LA- Adam James Askew
Bossier City, LA- Bendukosi Izundu Okoroji, Casey Yates Smith
Mansfield, LA- Logan Williamson Bailey
Shreveport, LA- Javion Devon Johnson, Felicia M. Blackshire, William Earl Breland, Trina Ann Day, Megan Marie Everett, Ladonna Denise Fuller, Kristiane Margaret Gavin, Meshia Jame' Key, Kirsten Kim McAnelly, Leigh Alexander McClendon, Alexander Montero, Shelby Paige Parker, Sadie Faith Pearson, Ashley Carol Pennington, Chase Cole Perot, Gregory Terrell Pollins, Jr., Francisco Javier Rodriguez, Stephanie Grace Starret, Terri Meshell Thiessen, Christopher Benjamin Thompson, Tomysha Kiyona Watson

School of Mathematics and Sciences

Master of Science
Baton Rouge, LA- Doris Mary Philastre
Bossier City, LA- Dustin Ross McFadden, Natalia Webster, Robert Richard Perry, Jr., Kenneth Wayne Smith
Gloster, LA- Harterica Le'Shay Hines
Haughton, LA- Ryan W. Hammontree
Houma, LA- Olivia Annette Angelette
Houston, TX- Jose' Cordova
Shreveport, LA- Brian Lee Hopper, Justin Carl Poplar, Trey L. Speed, Tierra Lashay Williams, Reuben Akintunniyi Ajayi, Venkata Padma Valli Lalasa Lakamsani, Rodney Eugene Thompson
Vivian, LA- Matthew Allen Stevens

Bachelor of Science
Benton, LA- Justin Lee Hardin, Neal James Traweek
Bossier City, LA- Aakriti Bhusal, Martin Coatsworth Brigham, Caleb Andrew Grant,
Theresa Marie Hernandez, Venessa Lee Huggins, Leslie Alexis Hutchins,
Donald David Holland, Tiffany Dawn Marie Mandrell, Cory Lee Singletary
Coushatta, LA- Anthony Ray Blankenship
Greenwood, LA- Rachel Marie Hermes
Haughton, LA- Benjamin D. Densmore, Lance Michael Rich
Keithville, LA- Alexandria Nicole White
Minden, LA- Sarah Mae Whorton
Princeton, LA- Sarah Lynn Hayes
Shreveport, LA- Monique Chun, Brian Anthony Gordon, Tallal Ibrahim Hammoud, Spencer A. Lane, Kristie L. Mitch, Quan M. Nguyen, Sha'Mondra Tynequa Smith, Christopher Ammon Stratton, Melissa Leigh Westerman, Stormey Briana Mercadies Wisdom, Colby Sanford Adams, Ryan Patrick Cook, Avery Christian Enders, Nathan Andrew Free, Osie Daral Gilbert, Jr., Katie L. Huntington, Brandon Jamal Malveaux, David A. Okuampa, Martika Dawnelle Robinson, Gwendolyn Yvette Tennell, Sidharth Vashisth, Bradley Nixon Walker, Patrick Brady Walker
Stonewall, LA- Zachary Uriah Cates, Molly Michelle Gouletas

College of Business, Education and Human Development
School of Business

Master of Business Administration
Albany, LA- Kimberly Bankston Stewart
Alexandria, LA- Melinda Rashawn Victor
Altoona, PA- Joel R. Myers
Anchorage, AK- Saraswati Yogyantiningtyas
Antioch, CA- Juan Manuel Cruz-Yengle
Ariana, XX- Halim Zrafi
Ashburn, VA- Kourtney Antonnete Hayes
Austin, TX- Willard D. Armstrong III, Nickolas Ross Price
Barksdale A.F.B., LA- Mitchel Ray Normand
Baton Rouge, LA- Wendy Anita Adams, Eric Terrance Hall, Diana Lynde Johnson,
Alexis Mechelle Oufnac, Joshua Wade Poole, Donovan V. Propst
Belle Chasse, LA- Jamie Lynn Barrois Knight
Bossier City, LA- Adrienne Denise Chitman, Rachel Dennis Webster, Deidre Paulette Phillips,
Jill S. Valentine, Kathleen B. Vercher, Candace Michelle Young
Bunkie, LA- Ebony Jone' LeBlanc
Calhoun, GA- Duvan Ledbetter Brock
Clarinda, IA- Katherine Mae Fish
Collierville, TN- Candace Mary Campbell, David Scott Morgan
Covington, LA- Corie Anne Dragon
Dallas, TX- Allison Elizabeth Gruber
Denham Springs, LA- Nakita Robertson Ricard, Amanda Cockerham Walker
East Camden, AR- Christopher Scott Senette
Elkridge, MD- Andrew Tin Ho Wong
Enterprise, MS- John Michael Peavy
Ewa Beach, HI- Julia Craig Vinet
Fishers, IN- Lisa Marie Becker
Floral Park, NY- Joel Mathew Thottam
Frierson, LA- Andrew Paul Lace II
Geismar, LA- Gregg Alonso Porter
Gonzales, LA- Dana Delaune Albrecht, Kathe Allen Jones
Grand Prairie, TX- Wayne R. Rich, Sr.
Gretna, NE- James Scott Reeves
Highlandtown, MD- Peter Nicholas Kirley
Homewood, AL- Dorothy Underwood Smith
Houston, TX- Holly Nicole Burnett, Darryl D. Robertson
Keithville, LA- Matthew Wayne McCarty, Sherrill Ann Munds
Lafayette, LA- John Robert Kleyla, Lloyd Ronald Riley, Jr.
Lake Charles, LA- Desiree' Ann Burgess
Lansing, MI- Fiona L. Grow
Largo, FL- Michael Edward Stout
Lewisville, TX- Kathryn Michelle Stone
Lockport, LA- David Robert Wheatley
Luling, LA- Zachary David Young, Brodie John Trahan
Mandeville, LA- Vincente Joseph Boreros II
Marrero, LA- Kimberly Ann Major-Herring, McCall, ID- Stephen Robert Wilkinson
Metairie, LA- Victoria Mary Palmisano
Middletown, NJ- Gregory Michael Daniele
Midlothian, TX- Tracey Ann Mellenthin
Minden, NV- Michael J. Calvin
Monaca, PA- Erica Lynn Kibler-Buchanan
Mooresville, NC- Gary Devon Fairfax, Brian Christopher McCants
Morgan City, LA- John Paul Trevino, Sr.
New Iberia, LA- Brittany L. Bennett, Daniel Anthony Broussard, Sr.,
Anthony Christopher Delahoussaye
New Orleans, LA- Hadi Ibrahim Alrahahleh, Kirsten Marie Darbyshire, Carlos Jude Gautreaux,
Inez Shaw, Chrisey Michelle Smith
Noblesville, IN- Nora Del Carmen Bastida
Norristown, PA- Regina M. Whitfield
Odenton, MD- Dionna Darcel Fountain
Omaha, NE- Brock Matthew Bean
Overland Park, KS- Johnetta Ambertweed Patterson
Peachtree City, GA- Kurtis John O'Clair
Phoenix, AZ- Zackary M. Houser
Ponchatoula, LA- Christopher C. Bowman
Portland, OR- Matthew Dano DeOcampo
Prairieville, LA- Seth Paul Arceneaux, Jaynie Rhae Stewart, Robert Julio Tyson III
Rayne, LA- Jacob Allen Smith
Rego PK, NY- Jimish Arvind Sanghvi
Ridgeland, MS- Natasha Dionne Lloyd
Ridgewood, NJ- Raul Alberto Romero
Rio Rancho, NM- Tom J. Thompson
Riverview, FL- Brianna Nicole Jackson
Ruston, LA- Bruce Vincent Rushing, Peter Oluwasayo Adeyemi, Marshall Hancock,
LaToya Raquel Williams
San Antonio, TX- Brian James Craft
Sandy, UT- Christy White Robison
Santa Fe Springs, CA- Michael Gabriel Concepcion
Scott, LA- Dex Michael Comardelle
Shreveport, LA- Jason Andrew Bruce, Jon Eric Jester, Shaquailla Antoinette Sneed, Darryl Lemont Anderson, Bradley Joe Bennett, Chelsea Ann Bradford, Joey D. Hughes, Kimberley Carole Hutchinson, Cyrus David Kafa, Virgin Leanette Racha, Denise Nicole Roden, Stacie M. Slabaughm, Timothy James Swim, Britney Casandra Waters, Anglia Rae Williams
Spring Hill, TN- Jon Kip Thurston
St George, UT- Joshua Antone Wittwer
Starkville, MS- Abigail Marie Arledge
Strongsville, OH- Justin William Jakubik
Sugar Hill, GA- Christopher Chandler McClurg
Sweetwater, TX- Tara Gilmore Boiles
Tucson, AZ- Korey Scott Bowlby
Tyler, TX- Jordan Mitchell Scott
Vandergrift, PA- Tenisha Corrales Anchia
Waskom, TX- Mehar K. Sikand
West Monroe, LA- Quandrea Tobin Allen
Winnsboro, LA- Brittney Nicole Sanders
Woodbridge, LA- Juan Carlos Gómez
Woodworth, LA- Whitney Danielle Ivie
Wright Patterson AFB, OH- James David Evans, Jr.
Yonkers, NY- Lesley John
Zachary, LA- Christopher Foster Boggs

Master of Health Administration
Ames, IA- Brendan James Messmer
Atlanta, GA- William Bryant Cornett
Baton Rouge, LA- Rachael JoAnna Yates
Bossier City, LA- Kimberly Martin Dupree, Kellye Davidson St. Claire
Branch, LA- Brantley Heston Yeager
Cedar Rapids, IA- Lisa Ann Dykes
Dallas, TX- Leon Lucas Kosker
Greensboro, NC- Ashley Duffy Kicklighter
Haughton, LA- Daniel Artie Nevels, Jr.
Hollywood, FL- Katherine Almonte
Hollywood, AL- Kimberly Jean Herman
Houston, TX- William Clayton Keith
Kihei, HI- Cassandra Lynn Savell
Lafayette, LA- Dondi H. Arceneaux, Shelly Scott Lee
Lake Charles, LA- Andrew Gerard Meschwitz
Lake Forest, CA- Olivia Marie Hill
Las Vegas, NV- Rebbecca Nicole Foulon
League City, TX- Grant Thomas Fankhauser
Leesville, LA- Khiry F. Young
Library, PA- John F. Moses
Loveland, OH- Regina Della Guhlke
Lucedale, MS- Bernard Rose Toothaker III
Madison, AL- Diana Merchan Donewar
Marrero, LA- Jason Pryor, Jr.
Mena, AR- Lori Lynn House
Missouri City, TX- Whitney Bernice Ellison
Mobile, AL- Jeremy Luke Moye
Monona, WI- Kayla Marie Landry
Nashua, NH- Shara Augusta Bozeman
New Orleans, LA- Anthony Michael DiGiorgio
Omaha, NE- Wesley A. Brown
Palm Bay, FL- Tina Irene Hartman
Peru, IL- Anthony John Sorrentino
Pineville, LA- Jeff Alan Langston
Plano, TX- Kalyn Brooke Owen
Sachse, TX- Laura Ashley Feagin
Shreveport, LA- Linda Michelle Manshack, Derek Charles Murray, Kelley Joanna Steincamp
South Beloit, IL- Brittany Paige Elmer
Sugar Land, TX- Brandy J. Breaux
Tampa, FL- Jasmin Moné Davis
Taylors, SC- Caitlin Callaway Clement
Texarkana, TX- Chelsea Lyn Thomas
Violet, LA- Brianne Tregle St. Amant
Winnfield, LA- Hayward Samuel Martin

Bachelor of Science
Benton, LA- Rory Dannon Henderson
Blanchard, LA- Joseph Allen Valentine
Bossier City, LA- Shellette' Motina Walker, Mohamed Zeyad Abuzeid, Heath Kelvan Finklea,
Rachel Deanna Graham, Caleb John Josey, Sean Michael Montano,
Ademola Musefiu, Sha'Lun Nicole Nicholson, Elizabeth Mary Powell,
Michael James Stevenson, Michael Wayne Thomas, Dylan Tyler Wilson
Converse, LA- Hannah Sharrow Parker
Haughton, LA- Michele R. Curtis, Kristopher Robin Smith
Keithville, LA- Madison Elayne Cooley, Jullian Renard Glidewell
Longview, TX- Kaylor Danielle Shumaker
Mansfield, LA- Michael Earl Leon
Minden, LA- Veronica Rae Crabtree
Princeton, LA- Charlene Heresse Markray-Moore
Shreveport, LA- Rachel Zeigler Armand, LaSarah Robinson Brooks,
Rhonda Marie Fowler Coleman, Allison Renee Connella, Reed Scott Ebarb,
Denton Judd Edwards, Megan Elizabeth Joplin, Madison Carol Keen,
Grayson Reed Lorey, Jared Ray Mayfield, Sarah Katheryn McMaster,
Steven Dale Pracht, Jr., Megan Elizabeth Reed, Karly Diane Stoltz,
Madison Franks Thompson, Elizabeth Trehern, Andrew Joseph Turrentine,
Emily K. Williams, Taylor N. Williams
Stonewall, LA- Caitlin Nicole Johnson

School of Education

Master of Education
Benton, LA- Leah Janae Sykes
Bossier City, LA- Daniel John Amidon
Covington, LA- Mindy Lynn Ray
Denham Springs, LA- Sahara Myissue Glasper-Haney
Denver, CO- Deborah Ann Shope
Deridder, LA- Kayley Leann Jantz
Hammond, LA- Nicole Marie Rasmussen
Haughton, LA- Alice Rebecca Lee Hunt
Hobbsville, NC- Yvonne Richardson Dixon
Lake Charles, LA- Stephanie V. Young
Laplace, LA- Alyson Waguespack St. Germain
Natchez, MS- Dennis Jamal Johnson
Paulina, LA- Kristy Murry Cambre
Pennsauken, NJ- Pamela Sue Grant
Port Allen, LA- Tamika Washington Rogers
Ruston, LA- Heather Nicole Roussell
Sarepts, LA- Theresa Michelle Pipes Downs
Shreveport, LA- Shannon Denise Wright
Siasconset, MA- Julie Elizabeth Mosgrober

Bachelor of Science
Bossier City, LA- Ashley Jones Dabbs, Breann Nichole Davis
Grand Cane, LA- Mary Ann Janette Heitzman
Haughton, LA- Leslie Dee Callaway, Zachary Harper
Keithville, LA- Brooke Angelle Durr
Logansport, LA- Macie Leann Mosley
Minden, LA- Nathan Ray Kennedy
Shreveport, LA- Rachael Therese Suzanne Hender, Justine Nicolé Moreau, Steffanie Rae Nelson,
Hailey Lauren Procell, Katie Rebecca Rasmussen, Amber Corinne Reeves,
Erika White, Melissa D. Wulf
Stonewall, LA- Jordana Paige Allen, Kelsey Renee Hill

Doctorate of Education
Shreveport, LA- Gayle Flowers, Joslin Mar-Dai Pickens, Kimberly Lynne Wright

School of Human Sciences
Master of Science
Shreveport, LA- Camryn E. Denham, Heather Leigh Howard, Kelsi Anne Miller, Bennett Wallace Rachal, James Robert Wolf

Bachelor of Science
Bossier City, LA- Courtney Jean Craig, Sarah Theresa Nerida Guidry, Amanda Marie Jones, Susanna Dawn Jones, Andrea Michaele Knowles, Elizabeth Swinford Martin, Benjamin L. McRae
Elm Grove, LA- Catherine Danae Lane
Haughton, LA- Michael Gerald Judd, Tamra Renée Phelps, Raegan Bono Rogers, Morgan Rae Teakell
Keithville, LA- Cody Kristopher Griffin, Justin Scott Venable
Princeton, LA- Connor Levi Bass
Sarepta, LA- Joseph McCain Dinkins
Shreveport, LA- Katelyn MaeAnna Hedges, Ebony LeNise Hopkins, Kimberly Nicole Jamison, Kennedi Marcelle Jarrell, ShaVanety Genae Jones, Katherine Ann Martin, Niccolo Christian Mundell, Dawn Hope Patterson, Duncan Downing Phelps, LaKeesha Mechelle Quatrecia Pinkney, Lauren Rebecca Sandoz, Byronesha Charlcee Santiago, Drew Thomas Sears, Melissa Christine Shepherd, Taylor Brown Shows, Paige Alexandra Wells
Waskom, TX- Jacob Randall Foster

Specialist in School Psychology
Houston, TX- Caroline Reeder Jenkins
Monroe, LA- Daina Claire Lewis
Shreveport, LA- Hollie Clare Horton, Abbie Nannette Reynolds
West Monroe, LA- Celesta McGrew

Master of Public Health
Bossier City, LA- Nicolette Gayle Blood, Deborah Lynn Carter
Lafayette, LA- Adrian Moore Brown
Winnsboro, LA- Courtney Louise Tannehill

Louisiana State University Shreveport is a public university proudly serving the Shreveport-Bossier educational community with more than 20 undergraduate degree programs, a dozen master's degree programs (including the new online MBA), and a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership Studies, as well as over 70 student organizations. LSUS is a member of the LSU System, and provides a number of centers and institutes that serve as valuable economic development and educational resources to the community, as well as to our students. To find out more about LSUS, call 318-797-5000, or visit www.lsus.edu.