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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University in Baton Rouge staged a drive-thru diploma pick up for students graduating a month early on April 27 in the Student Services building parking lot. Students received their diplomas, transcripts, clinical pins and a new pair of tennis shoes, above left, courtesy of BREAC through its Frontline Soles program. A total of 48 nursing and respiratory therapy students graduated early. “We wanted to do something special for the students; they put in double- and triple-overtime to get out and serve,” said FranU president Tina Holland, who clapped and cheered for students as they passed by, above, right She said the students deserved “some type of recognition.” Photos by Richard Meek | The Catholic Commentator