Congratulations to our Saint Lucia Campus Graduates!

The Royalton St. Lucia Resort & Spa Auditorium in Gros-Islet, Saint Lucia was awash in blue and gold today as Commencement was held for graduates from our local campus in Castries.

President Marc Jerome and other senior administrators joined local campus faculty and staff, as well as special dignitaries, at the graduation ceremony, which recognized and celebrated the academic achievements of 82 students. The list of graduates follows below.

Saint Lucia campus staff member Erwinton Maximin, head of campus security, proudly served as Grand Marshal for the opening processional.

The College was honored to welcome several special guests and dignitaries to Commencmeent, including His Excellency, Cyril Errol Melchiades Charles, the Acting Governor General; Her Excellency Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy, former Governor General Emerita; Honorable Shawn Audrey Edward, Minister for Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology & Vocational Training; Ms. Michelle Charles, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education; Mr. Kandelle Chodra, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education; Honorable Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte, Minister for Public Service, Home Affairs, Labour and Gender Affairs; Honorable Allan Chastanet, Former Prime Minister; Honorable Leslie Mondesir, Attorney General; Cabinet Secretary Mr. Agostos Degazon; His Excellency, Mr. Peter Chia-Yen Chen, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan); and Mrs. Madgerie Jameson-Charles, Principal of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.

The invocation was given by Father Stephen Quinlan of the Roman Catholic Church.

In his remarks, President Marc Jerome welcomed the students and their families, and spoke about the College’s strong bond with the people of Saint Lucia.

He later stated: “It was a wonderful honor and privilege to be with our terrific Saint Lucia graduates and their families on Sunday as we celebrated this incredible milestone in their lives."

“Our Class of 2023 is truly inspiring. Many started their academic journey during the pandemic -- and they did not let it stop them. They stayed focused and resilient and accomplished their dream,” he added.

The Honorable Shawn Edward, Minister for Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology & Vocational Training, delivered a congratulatory message on behalf of the Government of Saint Lucia.

Augustus Small, Dean of Administration for the Saint Lucia campus, also spoke at the event.

 Sanovnik Destang, Executive Director of Bay Gardens Resorts in Saint Lucia and Caribbean Journal’s 2022 celebrated “Caribbean Hotelier of the Year” then gave an inspiring keynote address.

 Dr. Sonia Alexander, Dean of Academics in Saint Lucia, announced students earning academic awards. Dr. Jacinth Coultman, Vice President for Academic Technology & General Education, proudly presented the graduates to President Jerome for the formal conferring of degrees.

In addition to students from Saint Lucia, the graduating class included students from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Niger, Nigeria, Sint Maarten, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

More than 1,500 students have earned their degree through Monroe College’s Saint Lucia campus since its establishment in 2007. The campus, located on Vide Boutielle Highway in Castries, offers students a broad array of degree programs through its Schools of Allied Health Professions, Business and Accounting, Criminal and Social Justice, Hospitality Management, and Information Technology.

Please join us in wishing our wonderful Saint Lucia campus graduates warm congratulations!

The Saint Lucia Class of 2023

Kerwin Albert     Summa Cum Laude

Jermaine Alexander     Magna Cum Laude

Peter Alfred     Cum Laude

Titilayo Aluko     

Kerchel Antoine     Summa Cum Laude

Dylan Augustin     Summa Cum Laude

Kosel Baptiste     Summa Cum Laude

Kenya Barker     Summa Cum Laude

Monica Barley     Summa Cum Laude

Rhonda Baynes     Magna Cum Laude

Rory Biscette     Summa Cum Laude

Antonio Boohlie     Summa Cum Laude

Nicole Carriere     Summa Cum Laude

Edwin Charlery     Summa Cum Laude

Jotiege Charles     Summa Cum Laude

Dinel Christopher     Summa Cum Laude

Nashika Craigg     Magna Cum Laude

Claudine Dantzic     Magna Cum Laude

Natarshar Darroux     Summa Cum Laude

Edson Davis     Summa Cum Laude

Phaedra Debique     Summa Cum Laude

Debbra Dublin     Magna Cum Laude

Egberta Duncan     Summa Cum Laude

Anya Edwin     

Lawrence Frederick     Cum Laude

Elise Gabriel     Summa Cum Laude

Kacy Gajadhar     Summa Cum Laude

Nicole George     Summa Cum Laude

Denise George     

Rondee Graham     Cum Laude

Juanita Harry     Summa Cum Laude

Krumah Herelle     Summa Cum Laude

Melissa Hodge     

Wayne Hyacinth     Cum Laude

Lyle Jackson     Summa Cum Laude

Ama James     

Tamara Jameson     Summa Cum Laude

Kordelle Jean Jacques     Cum Laude

Sadé Jn Baptiste     Cum Laude

Edwina Jno Baptiste     Summa Cum Laude

Jacklyn Jones     Summa Cum Laude

Craig Joseph     Summa Cum Laude

Kayanna Joseph     Cum Laude

Gisele Joseph     Magna Cum Laude

Shareen Joseph     

Jeanique Laforce     Summa Cum Laude

Emily Lewis     Summa Cum Laude

Magadi Louis     Magna Cum Laude

Nikkev Louis     Summa Cum Laude

Georgia Lucien     Summa Cum Laude

Geraldine Magloire     Summa Cum Laude

Michelle Maloney     

Kadie Mathurin     Summa Cum Laude

Sarah Mc Farlane     Summa Cum Laude

Cyrena Monrose     Cum Laude

Anna-Maria Noelien     Summa Cum Laude

Valton Oculien     Summa Cum Laude

Ibrahim Okunnu     

Tara Oscar     Summa Cum Laude

Favour Owa     Summa Cum Laude

Zidane Philip     Summa Cum Laude

Taddeus Phillip     Cum Laude

Chata Pipe     

Hairecia Placide     Summa Cum Laude

Wendine Prost     Summa Cum Laude

Elroy Quammie     

Aullisha Robin     Summa Cum Laude

Shernelle Robinson     Summa Cum Laude

Whitney Roselmond     

Sherique Sam     Summa Cum Laude

Lean Shepherd     Magna Cum Laude

Paula Simon     Summa Cum Laude

Alice Simon     Summa Cum Laude

Danielle Theophilus     Summa Cum Laude

Kenual Thompson     Summa Cum Laude

Lee-Andra Thompson     

Kjelil Tobias     

Labrisca Wallace     Summa Cum Laude

Vanna Watt     Magna Cum Laude

Phanella Wilkie     Magna Cum Laude

Dayne Williams     Magna Cum Laude

Brendan Williams