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Where Is the Class of 2019 Headed Now?

05/23/2019

Members of this year’s graduating class soon will be packing up their digital devices and heading off to colleges and universities. Our students were granted admission to 47 different schools. Sixteen will attend LSU, 13 are moving out of state, 9 are going to UL-Lafayette, and 9 have enrolled at either Southeastern, LA Tech, Loyola, or UNO. We'll miss them and hope they'll keep in touch through our Alumni Facebook page: Runnels School Alumni Association.
 
Valedictorian, Class of 2019 
Kayla Michelle Evans, National Merit Finalist, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
   Baylor University (Waco, TX) – Regents’ Gold Scholarship (college-sponsored National Merit award), Invitation to Excellence Scholarship
 
Salutatorian, Class of 2019 
Madison Nicole Sutton, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  Arizona State University (Phoenix) – New American Scholar Award
 
Madaleine Savannah Alessi, summa cum laude
  Columbia College Chicago – Dean’s Scholarship
 
Carson Blaise Badinger, summa cum laude 
  LSU – Academic Scholars Resident Award, President’s Student Aide Scholarship, TOPS Honors Scholarship
 
Hannah Nicole Barback
  Loyola University, New Orleans – Merit Scholarship
 
Haley Marie Brassard, cum laude
  LSU – Tiger Legacy Merit Award, TOPS Performance Award
 
Dylan Garrett Breaux, magna cum laude 
  Louisiana Tech University –Outstanding Student Scholarship, TOPS Performance Award
 
Collin Joseph Bueche, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  LSU – Flagship Scholars Award, Traditions Engineering Scholarship, Alumni Global Leaders Scholarship, Tiger Excellence Award, TOPS Honors Award
 
Hannah Grace Cassano, cum laude/gold seal diploma
  UL-Lafayette – TOPS Opportunity Scholarship
 
Seth Michael Chiasson, cum laude
  LSU – Tiger Excellence Scholars Award, TOPS Honors Award 
 
AnnaClaire Everett Courville, summa cum laude, gold seal diploma
  LSU – TOPS Performance Scholarship
 
London Ashley Deshotel
  Southeastern Louisiana University 
 
Camille Elizabeth Doucet
  University of New Orleans – UNO Provost Scholarship, TOPS Honor Award
 
Ian Eugene Duke
  Louisiana Tech University –TOPS Opportunity Scholarship 
 
Jillian Grace Edmonson, magna cum laude
  Arizona State University (Phoenix) – President’s Award
 
Kalyee Haley Freiberger, magna cum laude, gold seal diploma
  LSU – Transformation Merit Resident Award, Pell Grant, Pelican Promise Award, TOPS Performance Scholarship
 
Jesse Taylor Griffin
  Jesse plans to join the United States Air Force. 
 
Avery Elizabeth Hamachek
  Southeastern Louisiana University 
 
Caroline Nicole Henning, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  UL-Lafayette – Academic Merit Scholarship, TOPS Honors Scholarship
 
Eric Minh Huygues, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  LSU – Merit Resident Award, Legacy Scholar Award, TOPS Performance Scholarship
 
Amelia Myer Jennings, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  UL-Lafayette – Outstanding Student Scholarship, Housing and Meals Scholarship, National Beta Club Scholarship, TOPS Honors Scholarship
 
Anna Camille Kadi, National Merit Finalist, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  Texas Christian University (Fort Worth) – National Merit Finalist – Chancellor’s Scholarship, Trustee Scholarship, TCU National Merit Scholarship
 
Griffin Lee Kennedy
  Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS) – EBR Parish 4-H Foundation Scholarship, Thomas H. and Mayme P. Scott Foundation Scholarship
 
Trent Joseph King 
  Southeastern Louisiana University 
  
Ryan Minh Lam, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  LSU – Academic Scholars Resident Scholarship, Tiger Legacy Excellence Scholarship, President’s Student Aide Award, Peter C. Bertucci Scholarship, Pelican State Credit Union Scholarship, TOPS Honors Scholarship
 
Ian Edward Lansing, summa cum laude, gold seal diploma
  Samford University (Birmingham, AL) – Samford Academic Leadership Scholarship, Westlake Scholarship. Ian will represent the University Fellows Program.
 
Peterr Francis Lukinovich
  Columbia College Chicago 
 
Sydney Alexandra Markham, cum laude
  UL-Lafayette – Academic Excellence Scholarship, TOPS Performance Scholarship
 
Daniel Patrick Mayeaux, National Merit Finalist, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) 
 
Seth Daniel Miller, magna cum laude
  LSU – Academic Merit Scholarship, President’s Student Aide Award, TOPS Honors Scholarship
 
Alexander Norman Morgan, National Merit Commended Student, magna cum laude/gold seal diploma
  University of Texas at Dallas – Academic Excellence Scholarship (with out-of-state tuition waiver)
 
Kayleigh Marie Nicholson
  University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg) 
 
Hannah Noelle Page, magna cum laude
  UL-Lafayette – Centennial Scholarship, TOPS Performance Scholarship
 
Anna Claire Pousson, magna cum laude/gold seal diploma
  UL-Lafayette – Academic Scholarship, Orchestra Scholarship (invited to play violin with university orchestra), TOPS Honors Award 
 
Tyler Ray Robbins
  Oklahoma City University – School of Theatre Talent Scholarship; EFCE Scholarship
 
Alexis Blair Rogers
  LSU – TOPS Opportunity Scholarship
 
Micah Joy Roper, summa cum laude
  LSU – Academic Scholar Resident Scholarship, President’s Student Aide Award, LTFCA Outstanding Student Athlete Scholarship, TOPS Honors Award
 
Blake Lyndon Siewert
  Blake will pursue an internship after graduation.
 
Landon Joseph Simpson
  Loyola University, New Orleans – Dean’s Scholarship, Louisiana Resident Scholarship, Jesuit Identity Scholarship, Loyola Student Success Coaching Scholarship, TOPS Opportunity Award
 
Sarah Elizabeth Soileau, cum laude
  Southeastern Louisiana University – TOPS Opportunity Scholarship
 
Anna Eileen Somerville, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
 LSU – Academic Scholars Resident Award, Tiger Legacy Award, TOPS Honors Scholarship
 
Spencer David Spivak
  LSU – TOPS Performance Award
 
Steven David Spevak
  LSU – TOPS Performance Award
 
Aaron James Taliaferro, magna cum laude
  Louisiana Tech University – Louisiana Tech Merit Scholarship, TOPS Performance Award
 
Justin Douglas Taliaferro
  UL-Lafayette – TOPS Opportunity Scholarship
 
Cade Matthew Tate
  Cade will be pursuing a career in real estate.
 
Emma Gail Tooraen, National Merit Finalist, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  UL-Lafayette –Academic Merit Scholarship, the Jefferson Caffery Scholarship, Housing and Meals Scholarship, TOPS Honors Award
 
Sophia Isabella Torres, summa cum laude/gold seal diploma
  LSU Honors College – Academic Scholar Resident Scholarship, President’s Student Aide Award, TOPS Honors Award, and private scholarships
 
Rachel Grace Wehbe, cum laude/gold seal diploma
  LSU – Tiger Excellence Award, Southern Federation of Lebanese Americans Scholarship, TOPS Honors Award
 
Thomas Michael Worsham, magna cum laude/gold seal diploma
  Texas A&M (College Station) – Maroon Scholarship Award