Dec 3, 2012 8:48 AM by AP
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A federal judge will be the keynote speaker when Nicholls State University holds graduation ceremonies on Dec. 15.
U.S. District Court Judge Jane Triche Milazzo is a 1977 graduate of Nicholls. The Courier reports that she later became the first woman elected to Louisiana's 23rd Judicial District Court.
She received Senate confirmation as a judge for the New Orleans-based Eastern District of the federal court system in Louisiana in 2011.
Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com