THIBODAUX — Nicholls State University awarded 670 degrees to students during its Saturday, Dec. 12 commencement celebrations. Among the fall graduates was Thibodaux native Emily Albert, who received the President’s Medal of Honor for earning a perfect 4.0 GPA. Graduates earning a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher and graduating summa cum laude included Albert, Rebecca Billiot of Houma, Brent Cheramie of Cut Off, Chao Dong of Thibodaux, Olivia Galtier of Houma, Jenna Graham of Thibodaux, Megan Monier of Thibodaux and MeJoan Whittington of Slidell.
For a complete list of graduates, please click here. Students graduating summa cum laude earned a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher, magna cum laude graduates earned a GPA of 3.7 to 3.899, and cum laude honorees earned a GPA of 3.5 to 3.699.