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Contact: Christine Payton May 14, 2011
(337) 482-6397, payton@louisiana.edu
 

Seated from left: Taylor Clement, Brittany Chataignier, Destinie Carroll and Ryan Vermilyea. Standing from left: Carla Atwi, George King, Patrick Adams, UL Lafayette President Dr. Joseph Savoie, Joseph Torres, Tyler Dunphy, Tyson Meaux and Allen Latour. Not pictured: Brittney Denley and Wesley Sun.
 
UL LAFAYETTE RECOGNIZES 13 WITH PERFECT GPA FOR GRADUATION
 
Thirteen students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette were honored for perfect 4.0 grade point averages during Spring General Assembly commencement at the Cajundome on May 14.

The 13 are UL Lafayette’s top undergraduates for the Spring 2011 semester. They include:

• Patrick Lyle Adams, son of David and Sue Adams of Lafayette. Adams received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the College of Engineering. He majored in mechanical engineering and minored in mathematics.

• Carla Yasmine Atwi, daughter of Jibran and Celina Atwi of Broussard. Atwi received a Bachelor of Ats degree from the College of Liberal Arts. She majored in modern languages (concentration in French) with a minor in Spanish.

• Destinie Kiara Carroll, daughter of Watt James Carroll Jr. and Mozella Gonsoulin of St. Martinville. Carroll received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Ray P. Authement College of Sciences. She majored in biology with a minor in chemistry and psychology.

• Brittany Leigh Chataignier, daughter of Clay and Shannon Chataignier of St. Martinville. Chataignier received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Liberal Arts. She majored in English with a minor in German.

• Taylor A. Clement, daughter of Thomas and Ondrea Clement of Iowa, La. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Liberal Arts. Clement majored in English with minors in Spanish and visual arts.

• Brittany Danielle Denley, daughter of Gerald and Joy Denley of Baton Rouge. She received a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the College of General Studies with a concentration in General Studies; natural sciences with minor in behavioral sciences.

• Tyler Jacob Dunphy, son of Robert and Kay Dunphy of Lafayette. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Liberal Arts. Dunphy majored in political science (concentration in pre-law) with minors in interpersonal and organizational communication and business.

• George A. King, son of Sandra and James McCauley and George W. and Angela King of Abbeville. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Liberal Arts. King majored in philosophy with a minor in psychology.

• Allen Michael Latour, son of David and Arlene Latour of Carencro. He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration. Latour majored in health information systems.

• Tyson Alberto Meaux, son of Perla Hinkley and Craig Meaux of Kaplan. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Ray P. Authment College of Sciences. Meaux majored in biology with a minor in chemistry.

• Wesley Christopher Sun, son of Tai and Elaine Delaune Sun of New Iberia. He posthumously received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Ray P. Authement College of Sciences. He majored in computer science with a minor in mathematics.

• Joseph Lawrence Torres, son of Timothy Torres and Elizabeth Torres of Baton Rouge. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Ray P. Authement College of Sciences. Torres majored in mathematics with a minor in computer science.

• Ryan Ashley Vermilyea, daughter of Bruce and Jessica Vermilyea of Mandeville. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration. Vermilyea majored in finance.

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