Centenary awards diplomas during commencement exercises for Class of 2022

SHREVEPORT, LA - Centenary College of Louisiana held commencement exercises for the Class of 2022 on Saturday, May 7, at the Gold Dome. The College awarded bachelor of arts and science degrees to undergraduates as well as master’s degrees in education and business.

Twenty-four students in the Class of 2022 graduated summa cum laude, earning grade point averages of 3.9 or higher. Nineteen students earned the magna cum laude designation, with a 3.7 to 3.89 GPA, and 12 achieved cum laude, with a 3.5 to 3.69 GPA. Twelve students graduated with departmental honors, including one student who earned honors from two different departments.

Rev. G.S. “Mack” McCarter, III, founder and director of Community Renewal International, delivered the commencement address and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the ceremony. As a surprise to the graduates and those in attendance, Shreveport’s Second Line Brass Band, directed by Robert Trudeau, led the procession out of the Gold Dome with a traditional New Orleans second line.

A photo gallery is available at centenary.edu/photos.


Jacquelyn Shelby Ancelet
Dartagnan T. Bennett
Mariposa S. Deutsch
Colin Michael Dixon
Colbee N. Duke
Lily Ann Easley
Sarah Elizabeth Epley
Margot G. Frost
Dario Antonio Garcia Aguilar
Rachel Dawn Gordon
Daniel Rey Hernandez
Teri Michelle Johnson
Madison Elizabeth Mascagni
Jennae Danielle Mayberry
Richard Polan
Milla Margaret Reddick
Kendall N. Sanders
Cole Marlin Schultz
Dylan Ray Scott
Brianna Renee Serret
Itzel Andrea Sigaran
Madelyn Claire Stewart
Kaylin Cecilia Swoboda
Connor Michael Wellman


Jo M. Bennett
Callie A. Fedd
Isabel Jane Frederick
Madelyn Jane Frederick
Lauren Kaye Kelley
Kendall Elizabeth Knaps
Emma Grace Lemoine
Madison L. McCary
Mallarie Jean Mixon
Avery Hannah Olive
Patrick Dalton Riley
Charles Peter Roppolo, III
Colin Wade Schultz
Sherry L. Shaw
Victoria Rose Sparks
Mallory Linden Stout
Sarah Elizabeth Thompson
London Claire Todd
Sethan Robert Ward


Alyssa Leigh Davis
Tewanna Laran Hawkins
Gus Edward Hodges
Iqra Noor Jatoi
McKenzy Claire LeJeune
Hannah Riann Loyd
Mitchell R. Lulich
Blair Makenzie McLaughlin
Hannah Grace Mitchell
Luke M. Royle
Ian Matthew Veserra
Jaymee Jo Wilkinson



Jacquelyn Shelby Ancelet, Music
Devin J. Bureau, Music
Mariposa S. Deutsch, Sociology
Colbee N. Duke, Biology
Callie A. Fedd, English
Daniel Rey Hernandez, Biology
Iqra Noor Jatoi, Biology
Hannah Grace Mitchell, Biology
Mallarie Jean Mixon, Psychology
Milla Margaret Reddick, Biology
Sethan Robert Ward, Business
Connor Michael Wellman, Biology
Connor Michael Wellman, Philosophy


Jacquelyn Shelby Ancelet, Music: Performance
Brandon Charles Armstrong, Theatre
Baylee Barajas, English
Dartagnan T. Bennett, Music: Composition
Jo M. Bennett, History
Devin J. Bureau, Music: Composition
Marichael Jade Clarin-Jante, Psychology
Breana Louisa Coco-Serna, Psychology
Markayla Dy’Ja Collins, Psychology
Abigail Claire Cruice, Psychology
Mariposa S. Deutsch, Sociology
John Logan Digilormo, Theatre
Veronica Marion Dougherty, Biology
McKenzie Paige DuBois, Psychology
Lily Ann Easley, Communication: Film/Television/Video
Lily Ann Easley, Political Science
Emily Grace Evans, Theatre
Callie A. Fedd, English: Literary Studies
Margot G. Frost, French
Dario Antonio Garcia Aguilar, Political Science
William Tyler Garrett, Theatre
Rachel Dawn Gordon, Music
Tewanna Laran Hawkins, Political Science
Taha Hayat, Political Science & Religious Studies
Diego Hernandez, Communication: New Media Design
Gus Edward Hodges, Philosophy
Teri Michelle Johnson, Communication: New Media Design
Djeneba Gory Keita, Biology
Lauren Kaye Kelley, Psychology
Kendall Elizabeth Knaps, Communication: New Media Design
Laura Michelle Knipper, Psychology
McKenzy Claire LeJeune, Biology
Emma Grace Lemoine, Biology
Erin Lee Lewis, Psychology
Hannah Riann Loyd, Theatre
Elizabeth Jewel Matthews, Biology
Jennae Danielle Mayberry, Individualized Major: Psychology & Education
Kierston Lane McPherson, Biology
Sa Donté Micah Miles, Psychology
Mallarie Jean Mixon, Psychology
Avery Hannah Olive, Music
Virginia Clarie Passman, Biology
Patrick Dalton Riley, Political Science
Charles Peter Roppolo, III, Theatre
Hailey Marquette Ross, Art: Studio Arts
Xian Seamon-Baumgartner, Biology
Riley E. Seeton, Psychology
Sherry L. Shaw, Psychology
Itzel Andrea Sigaran, Philosophy & Political Science
Mallori LyShae Smith, English: Creative Writing
Thomas Tucker Souther, Theatre
Victoria Rose Sparks, Political Science
Madelyn Claire Stewart, Music: Choral Music
Mathew Silver Stogner, English: Creative Writing
Sarah Elizabeth Thompson, English: Creative Writing
Sethan Robert Ward, Economics
Tyler Christopher Welch, History & Political Science
Connor Michael Wellman, Philosophy
Alexandria Michaela Williams, Sociology



John Daniel Beaudion, Business Administration: Commerce
Alyssa Leigh Davis, Business Administration: Commerce
Clarissa Nicole de Santiago, Chemistry: American Chemical Society Accredited
Rachel-Marie Demerjian, Biology
Colin Michael Dixon, Biology
Colbee N. Duke, Biology & Neuroscience
Emily Mae Ellis, Business Administration: Commerce
Sarah Elizabeth Epley, Biology
Tyler Gene Erickson, Business Administration: Commerce
Isabel Jane Frederick, Biology
Madelyn Jane Frederick, Biology
Margot G. Frost, Business Administration: Commerce
Ezri J. Gomez, Business Administration: Commerce
Neil Anthony Hawkins, Business Administration: Commerce
Abigail Celeste Hayes, Accounting
Abigail Celeste Hayes, Business Administration: Commerce
Brannon Henri Henson, Accounting
Daniel Rey Hernandez, Biology & Neuroscience
Gary Austin Hewitt, Business Administration: Investments
Joseph N.M. Holmes, Business Administration: Leadership
Cameron David James, Business Administration: Commerce
Iqra Noor Jatoi, Biology
Xavier Deterrius Johnson, Geology
Mitchell R. Lulich, Biology
Madison Elizabeth Mascagni, Biology
Madison Elizabeth Mascagni, Neuroscience
Annalee Grayce Mathews, Business Administration: Leadership
Madison L. McCary, Business Administration: Leadership
Gabriella M. McDonald, Business Administration: Commerce
Blair Makenzie McLaughlin, Psychology
Kile Brashun Mingo, Business Administration: Commerce
Hannah Grace Mitchell, Biology
Tripp Anthony Montgomery, Geology
Allie Marie Moore, Accounting & Business Administration
Cole Matthew Mrozek, Business Administration: Commerce
Richard Polan, Business Administration: Investments
Milla Margaret Reddick, Biology
Milla Margaret Reddick, Neuroscience
Luke M. Royle, Business Administration: Commerce
Kendall N. Sanders, Biology
Cole Marlin Schultz, Biology
Colin Wade Schultz, Biology
Dylan Ray Scott, Biology
Brianna Renee Serret, Biology
Hifza Tahir Siddiq, Biology
Mallory Linden Stout, Business Administration: Commerce
Lindsay Strohm, Accounting
Kaylin Cecilia Swoboda, Biology
Gia Carolina Szczepanski, Business Administration: Commerce
Sarah Elizabeth Thompson, Biology
London Claire Todd, Biology & Neuroscience
Jonas Varela, Business Administration: Commerce
Ian Matthew Veserra, Geology
Hayden C. Weber, Accounting & Business Administration: Investments
Connor Michael Wellman, Biology & Neuroscience
Jaymee Jo Wilkinson, Accounting
Jaymee Jo Wilkinson, Business Administration: Commerce
Sara Elizabeth Wintner, Business Administration: Commerce


Daniel James Ainsworth, Choral Music K-12
Twyla Jeannette Carter-Abraham, Secondary Education: General Science
Miles Wilson McDowell, Secondary Education: General Science



Lauren Ashleigh Adams
Christopher Harrison John
Mary Melissa Johnson
Kari Melissa Kennon
Conner Joseph Poche
London Claire Todd
Matthew D. Young

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