Morgan City High Commencement will be Friday
Morgan City High School Class of 2017 will hold its commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. The graduating class will be led by five summa cum laude graduates. Leading graduates, in alphabetical order, are:
—Cassie Aloisio, daughter of Anna and Mico Aloisio, has been involved in Beta Club, Student Council, Key Club, Prom Committee, Foreign Language Society, 4-H, Historical Society, SADD and the yearbook. She also was a member of the MCHS Twirlers for all four years, serving as co-captain. Aloisio plans to attend Louisiana State University where she will major in biological sciences with a pre-medicine concentration.
—Marissa Bellard, daughter of Christina and Andrew Lange, was a member of the Tiger Band, MCHS Twirlers, Beta Club, Student Council, Key Club, Quiz Bowl and the Bowling Team. Bellard served as woodwind captain in the Tiger Band for two years. She will attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and plans to major in biology.
—Caylee Deshotel, daughter of Christy and Sonny Deshotel, was a member of Key Club, Student Council, BETA Club, SADD, Historical Society, Yearbook, 4-H, Tiger Ambassadors and Prom Committee. Deshotel served as the yearbook editor for two years and was the Stu-dent Council executive vice president her senior year. She plans to attend Louisiana State University as a pre-medical student.
—Christopher Gros, son of Carmen Gros and the late Chris Gros, was a member of Beta Club, Historical Society, JROTC and Book Club. Gros was also a member of the Tiger Band serving as drum major his senior year. While drum major, he placed first in Class AA in state competition. He plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he will major in chemical engineering.
—Jennifer Tran, daughter of Dung Luu and Phung Tran, was MCHS 2016-17 Student of the Year. She was a member of the New Generation Forum for MCHS for the past two years. Tran also was a member of Historical Society, Beta Club, Foreign Language Society, Tiger Ambassadors, Book Club and 4-H, and served as executive Student Council president. She plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she will major in chemistry with a concentration in pre-pharmacy.