Thirty-two students were recognized as honor graduates by Texas A&M University-Texarkana at the fall 2016 commencement ceremony Dec. 9 at the historic Perot Theatre in downtown Texarkana, Texas.
Students graduating in both August and December participated in the ceremony.
Students who complete a minimum of 45 hours of their bachelor’s degrees at A&M-Texarkana are considered for recognition. Summa cum laude graduates have 3.9-4.0 grade-point averages. Magna cum laude graduates have 3.75-3.89 GPAs, and cum laude graduates have an overall GPA of 3.5-3.74.
The lists are recorded alphabetically by state, county, hometown and name of student.
Magna Cum Laude
Little River, Foreman, Jami Gay Thompson
Bowie, Texarkana, Latriesha Lynnette Grandy
Cass, Avinger, Autumn Chere Briggs
Red River, Avery, Byron Keith Minter
Bowie, Texarkana, Lauren Kay Arnold
Bowie, Texarkana, Daiyonna Michelle Smith
Bowie, Texarkana, Medina Diane Thomas
Bowie, Texarkana, Wachiraya Weerasorn
Bowie, Wake Village, Lindy Elizabeth McCandless
Summa Cum Laude
Miller, Texarkana, Sydney Noelle Schoen
Bowie, Texarkana, Jaci Rachelle Roberts
Cass, Atlanta, Gabrielle Elaine Thompson
Magna Cum Laude
Miller, Texarkana, Jay Curtis Budzilowski
Miller, Texarkana, Tony Mark McKnight
Little River, Ashdown, Anthony Marquette Nelson
Bowie, Texarkana, Tyron Hinton
Bowie, Texarkana, Deborah Kay Smith
Camp, Pittsburg, Jesi Heather Buck
Cass, Atlanta, Isabella Marie Sertuche
Red River, Bogota, Kim Marie Lindsey
Howard, Saratoga, Brandi Kay O’Donnell
Miller, Fouke, Stacy M. Clark
Washington, Fayetteville, Kenneth Scott Hoelscher
Bowie, DeKalb, Madison Nicole Ward
Bowie, Hooks, Alexander Austin Gray
Bowie, Texarkana, Claudia Hannah Gorse
Bowie, Texarkana, Jason Lynn Harris
Bowie, Texarkana, Warisara Weerasorn
Bowie, Texarkana, Ryan Blake Williams
Cass, Texarkana, Christopher Steven Holmes
Cass, Atlanta, Savannah Marie King
Titus, Mount Pleasant, Bethany Joy Zittel
Link to Photos: https://fil.email/J3fo8
Individual photos of the students are included. Not pictured: Lauren Kay Arnold, Medina Diane Thomas, Autumn Chere Briggs, Byron Keith Minter, Jami Gay Thompson, Christopher Steven Holmes, Brandi Kay O’Donnell, Bethany Joy Zittel and Tony Mark McKnight.
About Texas A&M University-Texarkana
As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research and service.