At the recent commencement ceremonies following the fall semester at historically Black Grambling State University in Louisiana, 500 students earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. Four of these students, all from foreign nations, graduated with perfect 4.0 grade point averages.
Gayle Tricia Andrew, from Castries on the island of St. Lucia, received her bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is returning to St. Lucia to work as an accountant for the nation’s government. She plans to pursue graduate study in international business and marketing.
Sabrina Fanet Joseph also graduated with a degree in accounting. She is a native of Ville Case on the Caribbean island nation of Dominica. She has secured a job as a staff auditor with Deloitte & Touche in Tampa, Florida.
Landry Samo Kopdjous is from Douala, Cameroon, in Africa. He also majored in accounting and will study to become a certified public accountant and will work for an accounting firm in New York City.
Roxan Amanda Stephenson majored in biology at Grambling. She is from Riviere Cyrique, Dominica. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences and to work as a clinical researcher in the field of infectious diseases.