Dean Bouzigard from the B.I. Moody III College of Business is the Alumni Association’s Outstanding Graduate for the Fall 2010 semester.

Each semester deans from the eight academic colleges nominates a student as an Outstanding Graduate based on leadership, scholarship and service. A selection committee with the Alumni Association interviews each candidate and selects one for the overall award.

Bouzigard along with Andrew Smith, Arts; Alexandrea Landry, Education; Jason Thibodeaux, Engineering; Teylor Feliz, General Studies; Chasity Minix, Liberal Arts; Christopher Jeansonne, Nursing; and Luke Deshotels, Sciences were this semester’s honorees.

Bouzigard, the son of Brad and Wendy Bouzigard of New Iberia, graduates with a management information systems (MIS) major and a 3.843 GPA. He has received many academic awards and scholarships during his academic career including the Dean's and President's lists.

Bouzigard was selected for the Moody College of Business Alumni Association scholarship award, inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honors society and served on the technical team for UL Lafayette's Reaffirmation Effort with SACS.

As a MIS student, Bouzigard was hired as a systems analyst intern at Miles Perret Cancer Service Center and assisted interim Provost Dr. Carolyn Bruder in helping train faculty members on the university's new strategic planning software - Weave online.

Bouzigard would like to become a certified project manager and continue his education in the future by attaining an MBA.

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