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Xavier University of Louisiana Awards more than 500 Degrees at 2020 Commencement

New Orleans — A total of 548 graduates – nearly 10 percent of whom earned summa cum laude honors – were awarded their degrees during the virtual Xavier University of Louisiana’s (XULA) 93rd annual commencement on May 23.

HONOR GRADUATES

Summa Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts: Tia Alphonse, Bria Black, Mikala Bowen, Deja Dennis, Kenyell Marsh, Kristina Taylor, Taylor White.

Bachelor of Science: Jessica Anderson, Kayla Bell, Jacqueline Bova, Mikala Bowen,  Ayanna Brown, Kiriane Samir Chikhaoui, Toria Chukwuemeka, Alyssa Cole, Taylor Dent, George Ellis, Jr., Adriana Fernandez I Quero, Tommy Giang Breanna Jones,  Shannen Lawson, Megan Littleton, Ashley Mello, Kennedy Moore, Cuong Nguyen, Martin Nguyen, Mary Nguyen, Theresa Nguyen, Yi Chen Pao, Taylor Perry-Crawford, David Phan, Michael Reed, Jr., Bianca Shrestha, Chloe Sterling, Jeanna Thompson, Yen Tran, Stacey Umeozulu.

Doctor of Pharmacy: Caleb Duong, Katie Faust, Diari Gilliam, Shelby Gross, Lam Hoang, Kristen Jones, Matthew Kersten, Rory Lambert, Ivy Nwogu, Christine Pham, Dunnya Salem, Jenna Sewell, Hieu Tran, Kieu Anh Tran, Taylor Waguespack.

Magna Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts: Candace Hasan, Daniel Jones, Faith Mungai, Jimmy Nguyen, Zoey Parker.

Bachelor of Science: Samira Al-Amin, Autumn Bey, Meija Caldwell, Brittanie Cockrell, Rachel Coleman, Michaela Crawford, Alexis Day, Caleb Debose, Angel’Niqua Dixon, Chynna Dubuclet, Ebony Edwards, Jada English, Daniel Eyassu, Cara Ford, Motunrayo Hassan, Melissa Hoang, Lauryn Hudson, Lauren Johnson, Vernerdean Johnson, Chamberlynn McGriggs, Crystel Minor, Catherine Nguyen, Kiara Norman, George Olverson IV, Llyleila Richardson, Alexis Sullivan, Skylar Tate, John Tran, Maddison Wilson, Kayla Woods.

Doctor of Pharmacy: Destiny Boutain, Taylor Brashier, Tony Bui, Ava Cormier, Paul Hoang, Bitu Li, Johnny Nguyen, Juliet Nguyen, Tracey Nguyen, Holly Stewart, Kim Anh Vu, Kierstein Williams, Batool Zeini.

Cum Laude

Bachelor of Arts: Kennedy Cox, Jordon Deloch, Naomi Hill, Kiara Houston, Gregory Jean, Regiane Mosley, Alaysha Smith, Gabrielle Tolliver, Ebriannah Ward, Edward Wiggins.

Bachelor of Music: Craiana Cleveland.

Bachelor of Science: Myles Bartholomew, Christian Bernard, Jetaun Booker, Shaun Borne, Grace Braden, Tiara Bradley, Chassity Brandon, Jada Brumfield, Chloe Davis, Doyle Ford, Amani Gaddy, Jerry Gibson III, Steven Girgis, Stephen Goodly, Jr., Natalie Hamilton, Enrique Harold, Quiana Harrell, Rhea Harrison, Gregory Hodge, Jada Hudgins, Mya Jacobs, Tamia Luster, Mignon Mauduit, Nina Newman, Jessica Nichols, Taylor Norfleet, Niala Nutt, Olutola Olawale, Destiny Osagie, Het Patel, Brealand Pendleton, Cherrelle Perkins, Tiffany Pittman, Alexavier Reeves, Justyce Riggs, Adili Rikondja, Imanee Ryan, Jared Sanders, Mallory Schulingkamp, Adel Shalabi, Kaylani Sivayavirojna, Elise Sterling, Kayla Strong, Aakash Sunder, Jamia Tillman, Maya Trench, Chelsea Verrett, Kensley Villavasso, Kamaria Watson, Kierra Whitelow, Ashley Williams, Gabriel Williams, Mariah Willaims, Michaela Winesberry, Megan Wise, John Zelaski.

Doctor of Pharmacy: Canaan Cavalier, Keturah Crease, Cathy Do, Shannon Douglas, Harley Evans, Brion Flowers, Phuong Han, Mary-Katherine Jabbia, Eden Keller, Thuy Le, Camille Moore, Nhu Nguyen, Thuy Nguyen, Tony Nguyen, Michael Obbonna, Christian Sileo, Colton Splane.

Graduate Degrees with Honors

Master of Arts: Jana James, Monique Jones, Claire Mehling, Dakai Turner Bell.

Master of Arts in Teaching: Jordon Coughlin, Sydney Dedeaux, Wendy Giere-Frye, Erica James, Brittany Jenkins, Nicole Moliere, Sheri Pannell, Jasmine Smith, Sheng-zhou Tan, Camille White.

Doctor of Education: Malene Arnaud, Ryan DeRouselle, Alexis Ferrouillet, Bridget Harris.

Master of Public Health: Kyazia Felder.

 

ALL GRADUATES

Bachelor of Arts: Takeya Abeni, Lacee Ancar, Chris Anders, Hailey Armstrong, Langston Bowles-Fulmore, Taylor Broadnax, Bria Brown, Kellis Carter, Alyssa Dorsey, Samaria Elder, Ka’Lya Ellis, Ayanna Ellzey, Jameshaulyn Fernandez, Johnny Fisher III, Jerrica Harris, Ashley Hicks, Karlton Hill, Nicholas Honore’, Brennan Hull, Gabrielle Jenkins, Destaney Johnson, Jacqueline Jones, Timothy Jordan, Johnell Lane, De’Lacy Lewis, Tierra Lombard, Kiona Moore, Shenise Robinson, Tiffani Smith, Travis Smith II, Tyra Taylor, Ashleigh Turner, Mark Veals, Jr., Lasabra Ventress, Christian Wallace, Sydney Williams, Kai Wilson, Zuri Wright, Bria Wroten.

Bachelor of Science: Ayinde Abanu, Hanna Al-Moaswes, Ghassan Alansi, Jeremy Allen, Donovan Armstrong, Tiandra Arnold, Chelsey Asiedu, Farah Baklouti, Karla Banks, Kailyn Batise, Mighty Bornfreedom, Jeffrey Boudreaux, Jr., Trey Brister, Isaac Britten, Daja Brooks, Acacia Brown, Joe Brown III, Caryn Butler, Erin Campbell, Rechelle Cannon, Tia Carter, Miranda Chatman, Jonathan-Terrell Clark, Darnesha Collier, Jasmine Collins, Jasmine Cosey, Maura Crook, Warren Dangerfield II, Kelsey Davis, Blaine Derbigny, Derek Dixon, Najah Dixon, Bryce Douglas, Jackson Douglas, Qur’An-Kendall Douglas, Terri Drake, Taytum Dunn, John Ejim II, Brian England, Jacob Everhart, Jamie Ferrari, Ne’Keiah Gibson, Shelby Goodson, Amber Gordon, Charlene Goreau, Almetra Granger, Dominique Griffith, Mashana Gwin, Kapri Halton, Ronald Haroon, Shayauna Harris, Hassan Hassan, Kara Herbert, Austynn Hicks, Paris Higgins, Jalyn Hodge, Mercedes Holcomb, Rebekah Holliman, Ariana Holt, Christopher Honore, Chinyere Israel, Brittany Jackson, Dejonn Jackson, Kirah Jackson, Elizabeth James, Monice Johnson, Carlyncia Jones, Jasmine Jones, Karmen Jones, Kobi Jones, Dawnetria Jordan, Donovan Jordan, Simone King, Lyric Knowles, Antoine LaFrance, Taylor Landry, Miranda Lawrence, Shelby Lee, Zoela Leon, De’Lacy Lewis, Niya Lewis, Kobie Lofton, Megan Longley, Natalia Loudd, Elizabeth Louis, William Loyd, Ja’Che Malone, Kelsey Marrero, Gabrielle Massey, Karissa Matthews, Avory Mayweather, Kelsey Mbadugha, Ky’Reon McBride, Taylor McCall, Kyra McClain, Gabrielle McDuffie, Aungelique McGhee, Matthew Melder, Kenya Meredith, Ashley Miller, Alexis Milton, Kwa-Malik Moffett, Nia Moncrief, Frebrianna Moore, Kayla Moore, Llaneisha Nash, Kalyn Newton, My-Hanh Nguyen, Ashleigh Olin, Joy Onwuzuligbo, Aloni Palmer, Xylia Parker, Sasha Patterson, Amanda Perry, Timothy Perry, Gregory Person, Andrea Pierce, Gabrielle Pierce, Nahrie Pierce, Patchouco Pierre, Ashley Porter, Douglas Porter, Sierra Prator, Kayla Prout, Darian Quarles, Kammi Randolph, Mahum Riaz, Ry-Anne Riley, Cameron Robertson, Chelsey Robinson, Hasani Salaam, A’Brionna Sam, Amanda Sanusi, Cameryn Scott, Sara Scott, Tamia Scott, Tayler Scott, Cemilia Shaw, Tamera Shelton, LeAndra Shipps, Bianca Smith, Cameron Smith, Chaddsity Smith, Gina Smith, Iman Smith, Jene Smith, Tyra Smith, Janine Sorapuru, Evan Stricklin, Ramella Suber, Jordan Swanier, Hedz Nicole Tagle, Haven Thomas, Shakira Thomas, Laia Townsend, Ethan Tran, Lucy Tran, Ly Tran, Nam Anh Tran, Keonna Tucker, Candace Tukes, Imani Turner, Maliya Vaughan, Diana Vazquez, Meagan Walker, Noelle Walton, Alexandria Ward, Essence Wells, Alyssa Williams, Ayanna Williams, Chasity Williams, Jeremy Williams, Kennedy Williams, Mack Williams, Morgan Williams, Rhonda Wilson, Ma’Lik Woodland, Drew Wright, Tyler Wyatt, J’Mia Young.

Doctor of Education: Jawan Alexander, Ashonta Wyatt.

Doctor of Pharmacy: Jessica Aucoin, Reham Awad, Marques Banks, Keir Batiste, Virginia Baudoin, Jayla Baxter, Daquan Bennett, Lindsie Bilello, D’Netria Bledsoe, Jaimaya Bolden, Ariel Bonvillian, Melanie Bremermann, Dominique Brickley, Elery Brossett, Whitney Brown, Terrell Brumfield, Brionne Bush, Heather Campos, Sean Castle, Mikee Castro, Kaitlyn Cayette, Gabrielle Christakis, Tuyet Dam, Ann Dinh, Tracy Dinh, David Do, Kaitlyn Duncan, Kiana Duncan, Drew Fields, Kai Ford, Cha’Von Foxhall, Destiny Gary, Maurice Grannum-Gaskins, Shaina Griffin, Tylasha Gusman, Nancy Ha, Bydrick Harrington, Jr., LaToya Hebert, X-Zandria Henderson, Peggy Hill, Mylinh Hoang, Tara Hughes, Johnny Huynh, Hakim Jamison, Bonnie Jones, Carl Jones, Jr., Manuel Kassardjian, Hasan Kassim, Duc Lai, Thanh Johnny Le, Kendra Lewis, Dominique London, Nicole Lorenzo, Kharis Louis, Linda Ly, LeFontae McAtee II, Heather McCallef, Blair Milano, Valicia Miller, Ariel Mitchell, Mariam Mohammad, Leah Ndenecho, Nathaniel Neves, Tru Ngo, Andy Nguyen, James Nguyen, Lisa Nguyen, Mai-Truc Nguyen, Tina Nguyen, Trisha Obinyan, Ike Oheri, Georgia Owusu, Alexis Padgett, Dan Pham, Peter Pham, Sandra Pham, Grace Planchet, Chasity Ross, Erin Seay, T’chyra Silas, Tasha Smith, Sheila Tchombe, Kristen Thomas, Anthony Tran, Dung Tran, Jennifer Tran, Minh Tran, Thu Tran, Thu-Hien Tran, Kim-Mi Vu, Quynh-Huong Vu, Tai Vu, William Wherry, Kaitlyn Whitefield, Cay’lan Williams, Colby Williams, Hanaiya Williams, Jada Woolfolk, Endya Young.

Master of Arts: Jasmine Bergeron, Bernell Elzey, Jr., Lauren Gonzales, Carolyn Granderson, Frankie Jackson, Ladira James, Jarrett Jones, Rasheeda Kennedy-Henry, Anjail Nixon, Jared Righteous, Qingxiu Zhong.

Master of Arts in Teaching: Carmen Barba-Barcena, LaShawn Crosby, Jessica Ganier, Nailah Newsome, Olivia Oliver, Kiara Simmons

Master of Public Health: Chelsea Carter, Ketandra Daley, Alexis Davis, Sydney Kirven, Gabrielle Odom, Carldesha Reed-Holden, Theresa Richmond.

Master in Theology: Kathryn Crawford, Angela Hollier, Fidgi Simeon.