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LAKE CHARLES — On Tuesday, May 18, St. Louis Catholic High School awarded degrees to the Class of 2021 during a commencement ceremony in the Burton Coliseum Complex. Mia Touchet is principal of St. Louis Catholic High School, and Blaine Wyninger is assistant principal. The Invocation was given by the Very Rev. Ruben Villarreal, Chaplain; and the Benediction was given by the Rev. Nathan Long, Rector.

Graduates are:

Matthew Aleshire, Amya Allison, Ivan Appleton, Tyler August, Ahsan Awan, Madison Bebee, Ty’rek Bellard, Saizar Berlanga, Nicholas Berryhill, Logan Bertrand, Pierce Bilbo, James Brandon, Margaret Brantley, Jade Briley, Aaron Broussard, Caroline Broussard, Trevon Broussard, Mary-Katherine Burr, Payton Byrley, Patrick Cameron, William Canup, Sutton Cart, Collin Churchman, Kyle Churchman, Mallory Colletta, Hannah Comeaux, and Owen Conner;

Jessica Cormier, Karina Cotten, Caton Darling, Allison Debarge, Alaysia Declouette, Mary Dempsey, Michael DesOrmeaux, Jackson Doumite, Andrew Draper, Kya Duhon, Alice Yu Fang, William Fontenot, Trinity Foret, Arion Friddle, Evan Fruge, Lilliana Fruge, Rachel Gabb; Alyson Galicia, Jaden Gallien, Adyn Gaughan, Windam Goodwin, Carter Guillory, Andrew Hancock, Jules Hardy, Karlin Hardy, Gabriel Hebert, Kylie Hebert, and Austin Hennigan;

Edwin House, Grace Houssiere, Leo Huber, Reem Husein, Gambrelle Ieyoub, Molly Inman, Isabel Istre, Luke Johnson, Julian Jones, Evan Joubert, Emma Karam, Claire Karriker, Stephen Kershaw, Jessica Kerwin, Robert Kihlken, Kate Kolessar, Andrew Landry, Michael Lavergne, Gabriel Lechtenberg, Jillian Leleux, Liam Leonard, Thaddeus Logan, Michelle Mallett, Thomas Marceaux, Olivia Mayo, Wesley Maze, Seth Mccall, and Madison McManus;

William McNally, Tarren Merritt, Kathryn Meyers, Carli Migues, Cooper Miller, Molli Miller, Connor Mills, Emily Monk, Dru Montet, Parker Morgan, Taylor Myers, Jaide Navarre, Emma Oertling, Aidan O’Neal, Josh Orsot, Molly Ortego, Andrew Price, Zachary Queenan, Vean Rademeyer, Colby Rapp, Parris Reale, Elizabeth Reed, Parker Reeves, John Reina, Natalie Reinauer, Leah Richert, Kemal Robertson, Jorden Robinson, Jolie Savoie, and Mason Schlang;

James-David Self, Halyn Senegal, Terry Sherman, Sydney Smith, Tressa Smith, Sophia Snider, Jackson Sole, John Spann, Gracie Sperber, Aidan Stark, Ashleigh Tassin, Addison Templet, Kennedy Touchet, Lay’sha Turner, Nicholas Ughovwa, Sarah Upshaw, Rivers Vallier, John Vanhoose, Melisa Vo, Andrew Wang, Torey Washington, Jack Watson, Gage Williams, Chase Wilson, Christian Wise, William Wise, Clairelynn Wright, and Clara Zareck.

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Diocese of Lake Charles

LAKE CHARLES — Deacon Michael Beverung is surprised at how comfortable he is giving homilies. He knew it would be something he was going to have to get used to doing, but now says it has been one of his favorite things to do during his final year of seminary studies.