Amanda Green, daughter of Charles and Rebecca Green of Berwick, is the Outstanding Graduate for the College of the Arts.  She is a fashion design major with a 3.950 GPA. She has been on the President’s List for six semesters. She received the Couture History Award for the highest class GPA and is a member of Tau Sigma Delta Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts along with Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

In 2009, she was the Artesia Fashion Promotions and Press Kit competition winner. Her group created a fashion promotion plan for the local boutique.

On campus, she is treasurer of the Professional Fashion Merchandising Association. She also participated in the Study Abroad France program in 2010 and completed 12 hours of embroidery lessons in Paris.

Green has participated in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, Operation Christmas Child and was an instructor for Lafayette Music’s Drum Major Camp.

She plans to earn an MBA with a specialization in marketing. She wants to use her combined knowledge of fashion and business to promote local designers on a national level.

A total of eight students will be honored as the UL Alumni Association’s Outstanding Graduates from their respective academic colleges. Each semester deans from the eight academic colleges nominate 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.

The overall winner will be announced during the General Assembly Commencement on May 14 at the Cajundome. The event starts at 9 AM.

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