13 May 2005

Eric Couper Named Outstanding Graduate at the Convocation for Excellence

Eric Couper was named outstanding graduate of the Class of 2005 at the annual Catholic High School Honors Convocation on May 12, 2005

Other special award winners were Ben Bradley, Eric Couper, Jason Gremillion, Kevin Hanegan, Maverick LeBlanc, Johnny Love and Doug Pittman, Principal’s Award for 4.0 grade point average; Eric Couper, American Legion; Ted Tomeny, Student Athlete; Dixon McMakin, Service; Ben Bradley, Johnny Love and Doug Pittmen, Valedictorians.

Sixteen seniors were honored as CHS Men of the year. This award recognizes seniors for their service, leadership and commitment to the school. Receiving this honor were Michael Paul Bourgeois, Joey Chatelain, DC Christopher, Patrick Coco, Remy Cosse, Eric Couper, David Dugas, Tim Durel, Sean Gahagan, Roy Issa, Kirkland James, Joel Larpenteur, Johnny Love, James Martin, Dixon McMakin, and Ben Nelson.

Extracurricular award winners were Derek Arbour, Art; Eric Couper, Bearly Published; Joseph Calvasina, Beta; Patick Coco, Bruin; Joel Larpenteur, Drama; Will Flake, French Club; Patrick Coco, Hi-Y Club; Joey Chatelain, Junior Classical League; Justin Bello, Key Club; Remy Cosse, Mu Alpha Theta; Sean Gahagan, National Honor Society; Bradley Romano, Photography Club; Matthew Caillet, Senior High Quiz Bowl; Kevin Hanegan, Spanish Club; Dixon McMakin, Student Council.

Academic award recipients included Stephen Brouillette, Band; Justin Scott, Business Education; David Dugas, Chorus; Justin Scott, Computer Education; Kevin Hanegan, English; Sean Gahagan, Fine Arts; Ben Bradley, French; Roy Issa, Health and Physical education; Joey Chatelain, Latin; Remy Cosse, Mathematics; Kyle Morgan, Religion; Ben Bradley, Science; Alex Demas, Social Studies; and Preston Aydell, Spanish.

Thirteen seniors were recognized as National Merit Finalists. They were Stephen Brouillette, Joseph Calvasina, Joseph Chatelain, Remy Cosse, Eric Couper, Devin Davis, Sean Gahagan, Matthew Gidden, Johnny Love, Jeremy Meiske, Kyle Morgan, Matthew Naylor and Douglas Pittman.

One hundred ninety-five seniors participated in the Baccalaureate Mass and One hundred ninth Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 14 at 6 p.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center Arena.