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McNeese State University / Special to the American Press

McNeese State University student Brandon Lewis has been recognized as the 2017 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year at McNeese. Lewis and four other student workers — Emily McGee, Danielle Bercier Richard, Shay Walker and Md Shahin Alam — were recognized during an annual appreciation day program.

Student employee

of year named

McNeese State University student Brandon Lewis of Lake Charles has been recognized as the 2017 Janet Delaine Student Employee of the Year. Lewis works in the office of disability services.

Lewis was one of five finalists for the award. Other finalists: Md Shahin Alam, Natore, Bangladesh, electrical engineering and computer science department; Emily McGee, Lake Charles, recreational complex; Danielle Bercier Richard, Lake Charles, Write to Excellence Center; and Shay Walker, Iowa, La., financial aid office.

The Student Employee of the Year Program recognizes students who demonstrate reliability, quality of work, initiative and professionalism, said Derek Fontenot, student employment administrator.

The annual award is named after the late Janet Delaine, who was a member of the Student Employee of the Year Committee and assistant director of financial aid at McNeese.

Kingham named

to dean’s list

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Joshua Kingham has been named to the dean’s list at Evangel University.

To be on the list, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher.

Kingham, a communications major, has also been named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.

He is a graduate of Hamilton Christian Academy and is the son of William and Diane Kingham.

Four initiated into

honor society

BATON ROUGE — Four Southwest Louisiana students have been initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

They are Madison Hopper of Merryville, a student at Louisiana State University; Shelby Sonnier of Lake Charles, a student at Nicholls State University; and Maiah Hardin of Iowa, La., and Kelsie Stark of Lacassine, both students at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Fisher named

to Epsilon Delta Pi

NATCHITOCHES — Nicholas Fisher of Iowa, La., was among 16 computer information systems majors inducted into Northwestern State University’s chapter of Epsilon Delta Pi.

Membership, by invitation, is open to students who are majoring or minoring in computer information systems.

Zaunbrecher named to Angus Association

Zack Zaunbrecher, Iowa, La., was named a junior member of the American Angus Association, based in St. Joseph, Mo.

Junior members are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in National Junior Angus Association programs and take part in associationsponsored events.

The American Angus Association is the largest beef breed association in the world, with more than 25,000 adult and junior members.

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