Southeastern University confers more than 1,200 degrees

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University conferred degrees on nearly 1,300 graduates Dec. 8, at the university's fall commencement exercises.

Louisiana insurance executive C. Allen Bradley Jr. of DeRidder was the keynote speaker at the 10 a.m. ceremony in the University Center arena.

Candidates for associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees were led into the arena by the Golden Graduates, alumni who graduated 50 or more years earlier.

In his welcome Southeastern President John L. Crain noted that the 1,295 individuals being recognized at commencement included 449 men and 846 women who were receiving 16 different degrees; and representatives from 18 states and 16 countries.

Iberville Parish graduates include:

Masters Degrees

Plaquemine

- Michelle A. Dupont, Communication Sciences & Disorders

Bachelors Degrees

Saint Gabriel

- Monique D. Douglas, Communication

- Catherine L. Ragusa, Communication

Sunshine

- Monica C. Tircuit, Elementary Education Grades 1-5