Local graduates from McNeese State University

Published 5:30 am Wednesday, May 31, 2023

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McNeese State University conferred degrees on 703 graduates during two ceremonies

for the university’s 160th commencement Friday, May 12, in McNeese’s Legacy Center.

The ceremony for the colleges of agricultural sciences, liberal arts and science,

engineering and mathematics were held at 9 a.m. and for the Burton College of Education and

colleges of business and nursing and health professions at 1:30 p.m.

The graduation featured one local in Markel K. Cotton, who is from Franklinton and graduated from Pine.

Cotton graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies.