Nicholls awards 600 degrees at 101st Commencement

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University awarded 600 degrees to students during its fall commencement ceremony on December, 16.

Darrell Domingue and Nicolette Orgeron received the President’s Medal of Honor for graduating with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Domingue graduated with degrees in finance and accounting, and Orgeron graduated with a degree in nursing.

In addition to Domingue and Orgeron, eight students graduated summa cum laude for graduating with a 3.9 GPA or higher and is the highest academic honor a student can achieve. Those students are Katherine Robichaux, biology and music; Amanda Boquet, elementary education; Shannon Gros, psychology; Brayah Lorraine, birth-to-5 early intervention, special education; Nicole Dupin, communicative disorders; Deseray Guillory, accounting; Bernard Wezeman, psychology and business administration; and Abby Albritton, health science.