Southeastern Honors and International Initiatives recognizes top students
Monday, December 9, 2019
by: Tonya Lowentritt
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Honors and International Initiatives
honored students at its fall 2019 recognition ceremony Dec. 3. Students were recognized
in three areas - Scholars Diploma, Sophomore Honors Distinction, and Thirteen Club.
Students who receive the Scholars Diploma have earned fifteen hours of honors core credit, nine hours of upper-level honors credit in their major, and successfully authored and defended an honors thesis.
Honorees of Sophomore Honors distinction have completed fifteen hours of honors credit earning no grade lower than a ‘B’ by the end of the fourth regular semester.
Thirteen Club Honors Society inductees are seniors who have at least a 3.2 grade point average, never earned a grade lower than a ‘C’ and have completed all of their academic work at Southeastern. Seventy students were inducted into the Thirteen Club.
Four students were recognized for earning the university’s Honors Diploma. Recipients included Fawaz Adesina in Physics, Damodar Dahal in Computer Science and Mathematics, and Madeline Rey Bartels in Psychology, all of Hammond, and Alexis Minor of Baton Rouge in Communication.
The list of students receiving Sophomore Honors distinction includes the following:
ALBANY – Maiah Woodring and Justin Woodring
BATON ROUGE – Joline Fotenot
CENTRAL – Jacob Summerville
COVINGTON – Kaine Newman, Maria Paz, and Heaven Sutton
DENHAM SPRINGS – Raychelle Riley
FOLSOM – Sarah Butzman and Amelia McCann
GONZALES – Meagan Ross
HAMMOND – Fawaz Adesina and Puja Sapkota
INDEPENDENCE – Avelina Rodgers
LACOMBE – Frannie Reyes
LIVINGSTON – Caleb Charpentier and Jessica Litolff
LORANGER – Jamie Peterson
MADISONVILLE – Kelsey Gabourel
MANDEVILLE – Blair Bass, Katherine Gunther, and James Kinchen
NEW ORLEANS – Adriyan Blue, Lauren Bush, and Sierra Dashner
PAULINA – Julie Yuguchi Dos Anjos
PEARL RIVER – Victoria Santana and Daniel Seither
PONCHATOULA – Christina Ernst
PRAIRIEVILLE – Haylie Wagoner
SLIDELL – Grace Scharfenstein, Tyler Tran, and Alexis Young
THIBODAUX – Leah Baudoin
TICKFAW – Abraham Chance and Jakob Chance.