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Fall 2017 Top Graduates Honored

The Psychology Department is proud to introduce the Outstanding Graduate and winner of the Hait-Lewis Award for Academic Excellence in Psychology for Fall 2017.

Lisa (Stokes) Landry is the Hait-Lewis recipient. Lisa is a graduating senior from Lafayette, LA. She has a 3.8 GPA and is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Lisa is a member of Psi Chi, Phi Theta Kappa National Honors Society, and was a founding member and president of the Umbrella Club (the first LGBTQ organization at SLCC). Lisa has engaged in numerous community service projects including assisting with events for the Autism Society of Acadiana, Louisiana Trans Advocates, and Free to Breathe. She has been working on research projects as part of Dr. Yang's research lab since Fall 2016. Lisa hopes to pursue graduate school and a career in clinical social work. Her passion is improving services for people suffering from mental illness, especially those who have been incarcerated.

Mallory Metz is the Fall 2017 Outstanding Graduate from the Department of Psychology. Mallory Metz is from St. Francisville, LA; she is graduating in December and majoring in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. She has a 3.9 GPA. Mallory is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and has recently served as president of Panhellenic Council. She is a member of Psi Chi and YoungLife College. Throughout her college career, Mallory has participated in several community service projects through her sorority, her freshman year living learning community, and as a SOUL camp mentor in 2016. Mallory hopes to obtain a master’s degree in Counseling and ultimately work within the law enforcement field, providing counseling to survivors of trauma.

Both Lisa and Mallory will be recognized at the Psi Chi Induction Ceremony on November 6.

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