Renee Judice, the daughter of Marc Judice of Lafayette and Anne Keaty of Baton Rouge and fiancée of Matthew Casbon, is the Spring 2009 Outstanding Graduate for the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions.

Judice Renee, College of Nursing & Allied Health Professions, University of LouisianaJudice has a 3.49 GPA and has been on the Dean’s List for five semesters. She is a member of several honor societies including Sigma Alpha Lambda National Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, UL Honors Program, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and the National Dean’s List.

Judice has received several scholarships including the TOPS Honors Scholarship, UL Transfer Scholarship, American Legion Scholarship, Forty and Eight Nursing Scholarship, Delores Bess Endowed Scholarship, Lafayette General Medical Center Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship, Sister Janet Falgout Memorial Endowed Scholarship and the UL Alumni Scholarship for Nursing.

She has been an active member of Diamond Darlings from 2005 to present and served for two years as president. Judice initiated and completed the process of making the Diamond Darlings an official UL campus organization. She is a member of the UL Student Nurses Association, the Louisiana Students Nurses Association and the National Student Nurses Association. She has been a member of the Dean’s/BSN Advisory Council for three semesters and the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Program Evaluation committee and Alumni committee for the past year.

Her community service includes working with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the American Cancer Society, the Kiwanis Club, Holy Cross Catholic Church, St. John Cathedral and the March of Dimes.

Judice has been a data abstractor for Pediatrics Medical Group since July 2007. Following graduation, she plans to work at Women and Children’s Hospital in the neonatal intensive care unit. She eventually wants to return to school for an advanced degree, possibly a neonatal nurse practitioner or a certified registered nurse anesthetist.

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