Perfect performance: 4.0 graduates most in University history


Twenty-eight of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s 1,753 graduates are perfect. They also share a place in the record books.

The undergraduate students, who have all maintained 4.0 GPAs, represent the highest number of summa cum laude graduates in University history.

Members of the historic group, listed by college, are:

College of the Arts

  • Brailyn Marae Richard, interior design

B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration

  • Madilynn Renee Bulot, economics
  • Brittany L. Choate, management

College of Engineering

  • Hashim Omar H. Albar, petroleum engineering
  • Peyton C. Bailey, civil engineering
  • Sean P. Cantrelle, electrical engineering
  • Kacper Dworak, petroleum engineering

College of Education

  • Ashley Renee Latiolais, elementary education
  • Olivia Blake McDaniel, elementary education
  • Madison Lemoine Smith, art or music education
  • Kaitlyn R. Viator, secondary education and teaching

College of Liberal Arts

  • Samantha Armentor, speech pathology and audiology
  • Ruby Boudreaux, psychology
  • Noah Jamison Broussard, English
  • Margaret M. Caffery, psychology
  • Morgan Lynn Crenshaw, strategic communication
  • Owen B. Chartier, political science
  • Lindsey Marie DeLaughter, history
  • Macy Elizabeth Fontenot, speech pathology and audiology
  • Olivia L. Guidry, political science
  • Rebecca Thompson, speech pathology and audiology
  • Tayla Patrice Weary, psychology
  • Zachary David Schleter, strategic communication

Ray P. Authement College of Sciences

  • Madeleine R. Angerdina, mathematics
  • Joshua A. Fitzpatrick, biology
  • Sarah L. Guedry, biology
  • Adam T. Hymel, biology
  • Flavien Christian Missier, computer science

Learn more about Spring 2022 Commencement. View a list of all graduates.

Photo caption: During UL Lafayette’s Spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies, 28 undergraduate students share are joining an elite group. They are among the highest number of summa cum laude graduates – those with 4.0 GPAs – in University history. Photo credit: Doug Dugas / University of Louisiana at Lafayette