Lamar State College-Port Arthur awarded 177 associate degrees and certificates at its Fall 2017 Commencement Ceremony held at the Parker Center in Port Arthur on Dec. 15.
Captain Jacqueline M. Twomey, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur, delivered the keynote address and President Dr. Betty Reynard presided over the event.
LSCPA students earned a total of 86 associate of applied science degrees, 23 associate of arts degrees and 68 certificates of completion during the spring semester.
Those from Orange County:
Recipients of an Associate of Applied Science degree, listed by hometown, include:
Bridge City: Britney Benavides (nursing); Amanda Rose Thompson (nursing).
Orange: Desiree Lynn Alexander (paralegal); Deanna Sherice Hartfield (nursing); Gena Rogers (paralegal).
Vidor: Jamie Lee Schiesler (paralegal); Stacey Joe Stanley (nursing); Kimberly Lavon Young (nursing).
Recipients of Certificates of Completion, listed by hometown, include:
Bridge City: Mason Tucker Meredith (Cosmetology Operator).
Orange: Keli Eva-June Hodge (Licensed Practical Nursing); William A. Lund (Automotive Tech Level 1).
Vidor: Christen Maurice Villadsen (Drug & Alcohol Abuse).