Randall has been selected as the outstanding graduate for the Spring 2009 from the College of the Arts. Randall is graduating with a degree in performing arts with a dance concentration.

Caroline Randall, College of Arts, University of LouisianaCaroline Randall, daughter of Charles and Mary Randall of Pineville, has been selected as the Spring 2009 outstanding graduate from the College of the Arts. Having a 3.85 cumulative GPA, Randall has been on the Dean’s list every semester of her collegiate career. She is a member of the University Honors Program who will be graduating with honors and is completing an Honors Thesis. Randall’s degree will be in performing arts with a dance concentration.

Her activities include Dance Honors Society XTE (Chi Tau Epsilon) from 2006-2007 where she served as secretary, Our Lady Wisdom Catholic Student Center, Invisible Children on-campus social awareness group, Orthodox Christian Fellowship group, Parousians Catholic intellectual group and the Honors Society Phi Kappa Phi.

Randall was also the recipient of the Evelyn Elizabeth Lockmann Scholarship in Dance for Fall 2008. She was also awarded a grant by the P.A.L. (Performing Arts Learners) Initiative where a teacher in the arts in the Lafayette Public School System mentored her. She also taught dance classes at J. Wallace James Elementary in 2008.

Randall has performed in many university productions such as LA Danse, Evening of Dance and Festival International. She was a choreographer for the Children’s Community Theatre Productions where she helped with “Alice in Wonderland” and “T’ Hansel and Gretel.” An avid dancer, Randall has performed in several community theatre productions such as “Hound,” “Singing in the Rain” and “The Boyfriend.”

She participated in the Study Abroad Program during the 2007 semester where she stayed in London, England. She was also accepted to study at the American Dance Festival in North Carolina at Duke University this summer.

While having a full course load, Randall volunteered for several groups including a mission trip to Mexico, Laborers in the Vineyard service group and Youth Evangelizers in Action.

Upon graduation, she would like to continue pursing a career in the performing arts, whether as a professional dancer or a teacher. She hopes to combine interest in theater with those in dance and would like to stay involved in community theater as a performing artist.

 


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