Fletcher Students Complete High School and College Simultaneously

Fletcher Graduates

Schriever, LA – Fletcher Technical Community College proudly announces the graduation of two
outstanding students, Talan Dion and Anthony Chiasson, both 17 years old, who have
successfully completed high school and college simultaneously this week.
Talan Dion, a graduate of Thibodaux High School, and Anthony Chiasson, a graduate of Central
Lafourche High School, have achieved a significant milestone by graduating from Fletcher’s
Marine Diesel Program. This unique program, held at the Lafourche Career Magnet Center in
Lockport, Louisiana, equips students with specialized skills and knowledge to excel in the
The Fletcher Commencement Exercises took place on May 23, 2024, at the Harang Auditorium
in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The ceremony celebrated the hard work and dedication of all
graduates, with Talan and Anthony standing out for their remarkable achievement of
completing both high school and college at such a young age.
Both Talan and Anthony expressed their excitement and readiness to enter the workforce and
begin their careers. "I’m excited that I can go straight to work. I couldn’t be more excited to
start my career early,” said Talan Dion. Anthony Chiasson echoed his sentiments, stating, "This
is a good head start to my career in the future. I can’t wait to get into the workforce.”
Fletcher Technical Community College congratulates Talan Dion and Anthony Chiasson on their
exceptional accomplishments and wishes them continued success in their future endeavors.
The Marine Diesel Engine Technician Program at Fletcher Technical Community College trains
students to diagnose, service, and repair marine diesel engines, focusing on overhauls,
transmissions, hydraulics, welding, and rigging. Classes are 3-9 PM in Lockport, LA. Graduates
are ready for entry-level employment as Marine Diesel Engine Technicians.
For more information about our Marine Diesel Engine Technician Program, or other available
programs at Fletcher, visit fletcher.edu.