Top Graduates – Morning Commencement:
Northwestern State University honored top graduates from the Gallaspy Family College of Education and Human Development, the Louisiana Scholars’ College and the College of Arts and Sciences prior to morning commencement exercises Friday. Seated from left are Ariel Landry of Metairie, Megan Jenkins of Belle Chasse, Kirsten Fontenot of Zachary, Emilie King of Natchitoches, Jessica Rousset of Harvey, Brittany Farris of Georgetown, Amber Potier of Broussard, Raley Pellittieri of Ponchatoula and Erika Stanford of Opelousas. Standing are NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio, commencement speaker and NSU alumnus Stewart Ewing, Chelsea Thibodeaux of Houma, Fernando Zuniga of Duncanville, Texas; Ezar Bess of Shreveport, Ashleigh Wright of Marthaville, Tommie Espy of Natchitoches, Savanna Whitten of Monroe, Lindsay Plummer of Anacoco, Marisa Durand of Ponchatoula, Anna Rogers of Monroe, HarLee Possoit of Noble, Courtney Page of Zachary, Ashley Johansen of Madisonville, Sarah Long of Shreveport, Lauren Agan of Round Rock, Texas; Bailey Martin of Lucas, Texas and Lola Dunahoe, a member of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.
Top Graduates – Afternoon Commencement:
Northwestern State University honored top graduates in general studies, the College of Nursing and School of Allied Health and the College of Business and Technology prior to afternoon commencement ceremonies Friday. From left are NSU alumnus and commencement speaker Stewart Ewing, Kelsey Claspill of Marthaville, Bethany Straub of Natchitoches and Nathaniel Dubois of Lena with NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio.