LSU recognized 1,986 graduates at the university’s 300th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 20. Two of the graduates are from Red River Parish.
The 1,986 degrees awarded is a new record for LSU’s fall graduation. The fall graduating class represented 55 Louisiana parishes, 42 states and 39 foreign countries. Men made up 48.55 percent of the class and women made up 51.45 percent. The youngest graduate was 19, while the oldest was 61 years old.
From Red River Parish, Harley Rayne Almond received a degree from the College of Human Sciences & Education. Natalie Mechell Anderson was awarded a degree by the Manship School of Mass Communication.
Also LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2019 semester. There is one student from Red River Parish on the list. He is Robert Y. Legrande of Coushatta. Legrande is enrolled in the University College Center for Advising and Counseling.
Undergraduate students enrolled in at least 15 credit hours who earned grade-point averages of 4.0 or higher during the semester are listed on the President’s Honor Roll. Undergraduate students who earned grade-point averages of 3.5 to 3.99 in at least 15 credit hours are listed on the Dean’s List.