Baton Rouge area seniors to receive honors at Old State Capitol from military branches

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High school graduation, the moment that parents wait 18 years to see happen. As 2019 graduates prepare to turn their tassels, the military is honoring those local students who are committing to serving their country upon completion of high school.

Those students are scheduled to be honored by Our Community Salutes during a ceremony in the Old State Capitol at 6 p.m. 

The following students will be joining the United States Army:

  • Jared Abshire, Woodlawn High School
  • Chase Alberes, St. Amant High School
  • Elijah Arriago, Lutcher High School
  • Peyton Baronne, Zachary High School
  • Noah Baxley, Ponchatoula High School
  • Albert Beauford, East Ascension High School
  • Kelvin Brown, Central High School
  • Kelis Brown, St. James High School
  • Alessa Clark, Doyle High School
  • Corinthia Conrad, Lutcher High School
  • Elbony Davis, Lutcher High School
  • Zachary Deas, Walker High School
  • Breanna Fields, Walker High School
  • Cameron Gibson, Central High School
  • Michelle Hall, Tara High School
  • Malique Hilliard, Tara High School
  • Tristan Hoffman, Walker High School
  • Michael Hofler, Denham Springs High School
  • Keenan Jackson, Woodlawn High School
  • Andrea James, McKinley High School
  • Noah Judge, Live Oak High School
  • Calasia Lindsey, Donaldsonville High School
  • Kydarius Lucas, Glen Oaks High School
  • Avery Mayeau, Central High School
  • Dylan Miller, Job Corps/Penn Foster
  • Alayna Mixon, Central High School
  • Legend Nero, McKinely High School
  • Taliyah Parker, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • Lamar Porter, Belaire High School
  • Brandon Powell, Ponchatoula High School
  • Brandon Raborn, Belaire High School
  • William Riddle, Central High School
  • Joseph Rozas, Denham Springs High School
  • Trevon Smith, Tara High School
  • Gabrielle Thibodeaux, Tara High School
  • Breyell Thompson, Belaire High School
  • Matthew Thompson, Loranger High School
  • Domanika Williams, Denham Springs High School
  • Dajanie Williams, Central High School
  • Tyler Woods, Scotlandville High School

The following students will be joining the Louisiana Army National Guard:

  • Oluwaseun Adeola, Lee High School
  • Bryan Alvarez, East Ascension High School
  • Hunter Bailey, Ascension Christian High School
  • Marshall Bayles, Woodlawn High School
  • Kristal Blatcher, Baton Rouge High School
  • Jaylin Brown, Zachary High School
  • Myesha Cain, McKinley High School
  • Brady Carpenter, Silliman Institute
  • Coliyah Collins, Zachary High School
  • Ladarius Daniels, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • Michael Follins, Scotlandville Magnet High School
  • Robert Harrison, Baker High School
  • Joshua Hayden, Woodlawn High School
  • Madeline Haygood, St. Amant High School
  • Serena Herbert, Lee High School
  • Serenity Hill, Lee High School
  • Sarah Holton, Slaughter Community Charter School
  • Ty Jarreau, Woodlawn High School
  • Caleb Johnson, Zachary High School
  • Quinton Johnson, Zachary High School
  • Jazzyman Jones, Madison Preparatory Academy
  • Evan Larson, Woodlawn High School
  • Bailey LeBlanc, East Ascension High School
  • Chanze Lee, Slaughter Community Charter School
  • Terri Marshall, Broadmoor High School
  • Kainon McKinley, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • Karina Mulkey, Zachary High School
  • Talayah Norwood, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • Toriona O’Connor, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • Alberto Ontiveros, East Ascension High School
  • Demarcus Pate, Belaire High School
  • Jacob Price, East Ascension High School
  • Andrade Rivera, MSA West Academy
  • Joshua Savoy, East Ascension High School
  • Dequincy Scott, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • Brandy Shropshire, Madison Preparatory Academy
  • Amelik Trench, Zachary High School
  • Mercedes Walker, Woodlawn High School
  • Gavin Womack, St. Amant High School
  • Zheng Zong, Lee High School

The following students will be joining the United States Marine Corps:

  • Joseph Aguillard, Livonia High School
  • Nicolas Allemond, Denham Springs High School
  • Caden Bowman, Denham Springs High School
  • Amon Brown, Live Oak High School
  • Jared Fairess, Denham Springs High School
  • Logan Miller, Denham Springs High School
  • Brynnon Thompson, Denham Springs High School
  • John Wells, Live Oak High School

The following students will be joining the United States Air Force:

  • Christian Canafax, Covenant Christian Academy
  • Kirsten Cannon, East Feliciana High School
  • Ashlee Chauvin, Assumption High School
  • Emmanuel Ellis, Lee Magnet High School
  • Chase Gauthier, Woodlawn High School
  • James Hersey, South Terrebonne High School
  • Benjamin Huber, Ponchatoula High School
  • Joel King, Central High School
  • Sage Ledet, HL Bourgeois High School
  • Titus Lucas, Scotlandville High School
  • John Morgan, HL Bourgeois High School
  • Kathy Nguyen, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
  • Jimmy Prine, Albany High School
  • Gage Schubert, Hammond High School
  • Tyran Stokes, Hammond High School
  • Xavin Weatherspoon, Baton Rouge Magnet High School

Our Community Salutes is a national nonprofit organization that helps communities honor and support its high school seniors who plan to serve in the U.S. military after graduation. OCS also provides community support and resources to parents when their sons and daughters transition into military service.

BR Proud.com sends well wishes to all of these students.

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