Northwestern State University awarded 1,025 degrees to 991 graduates during spring commencement May 11-12. Graduates collected diplomas for associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates and post-master’s degrees. An honorary doctor of humanities was awarded to Baton Rouge businesswoman and 1968 NSU alumna Lela Mae Wilkes.
Graduates listed by hometown (In Natchitoches Parish) are as follows.
Campti – Alyssa Breaud, Bachelor of General Studies; Kristen Breedlove, Jaylee Riggs, Bachelor of Science;
Clarence – Jalicia Small, Bachelor of Science;
Marthaville – Madison Pleasant, Associate of General Studies; Bachelor of Science; Frank Lester, Bachelor of Science;
Natchez – Tanner Delphin, Bachelor of General Studies; Walker Roe Jackson, Bachelor of Science; Megan Sauce, Bachelor of Science in Nursing;
Natchitoches – Lacy Byles, Taylor Presson, Tiffany Willis, Associate of Science in Nursing; Jaronda Griffin, Associate Degree; Sarah Cross, Alicia Davis, Brittany Elliott, Keri Layssard, Zacharie Lemley, Bridget Mitchell, Ontrez Shyne, Ronneicia Terrell, Charity Wamber, Associate of General Studies; Tiresa Maxie, Bachelor of Applied Science; Chloe Blank, Richard Brumbelow, Junior Charles, Cody Coleman, Abby Guillory, Bailey Perrilloux, Alexandra Robichaux, Kirsten Sonnier, Jaci Templet, Savannah Thompson, Alexus Young, Bachelor of Arts; Jose Arrieta Cuesta, Roshane Brown, Myjoycia Cezar, Victoria Gardner, Hannah Knoff, Dominic Luke, Natalia Zapata Yonoff, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Sidonia Hall, Kimberly LaCaze, Ember O’Bannon, Katelyn Steelman, Bachelor of General Studies; Dania Briceno Vasquez, Elias Castro Caballero, Julio Galvan, Ruth Garcia Rodriguez, Joshua Monaghan, Natalia Zapata Yonoff, Bachelor of Music; Natalie Aguirre, Sarah Aviles, Thomas Balthazar, Jayla Barfield, Brock Barrios, Lauren Bartels, Amanda Barter, Cassidy Blanchard, Janieya Bobb, Annemarie Broussard, Damon Carter, Elainna Casson, Kyle Courville, Jeffrey Elkins, Lucas Ellis, Corey Gallion, Joshua Garner, James Gillyard, Jaronda Griffin, Jennifer Hitt, Courtany Jackson, Travon Jones, Austin Jordan, Maya Levo, Tommi Long, Gilda Malloy, LiZhang Matuschka, Robert Mccandlish, Marshall Merritt, Joseph Mesa, Arianna Mulligan, Rochanee Myles, Matthew Nelson, Abby Nichols, Myles Nolley, Kevin Nutt, Brittany Passi, Katherine Rachal, Devin Reyes, Jacard Russell, Christopher Sanders, Emily Scott, Elizabeth Shuler, Ashton Smith, John Starks, Jamie Stewart, Jordon Thomas, Aaron Trichel, Vivian Vallery, Lauren Vienne, Thomas Wiggins, Raina Woods, Miranda Worthan, Bachelor of Science; Reagan Lee, Jaci Templet, Bachelor of Social Work; John Allen, Neeru Deep, Doctor of Education; Alexa Bernard, Educational Specialist; Trevor O’Bannon, Master of Arts; Lauren Stephens, Master of Arts in Teaching; Shalondria Rainey, Danielle Williams, Master of Education; John Floyd, Aura Hernandez Canedo, Jorge Ojeda Munoz, Juan Paternina-Paez. Master of Music; Judit Castillo Gargallo, Tyler Daigneault, Adrian Galdeano Valadez, Kenneth Henry, Natashia Jackson, Staci Maddox, Kristin McDuffie, Kevin Price, Destiny Simon, Keng Soo, Quindarrius Thompson, Master of Science; Amy Ables, Taylor Francis, Master of Science in Nursing;
Oak Grove – Victoria Spann, Bachelor of Science; Karin Bennett, Master of Arts in Teaching;
Provencal – Heather Davis, Bachelor of Science;
Robeline— Caleb Martinez, Bachelor of General Studies; Jeffrey Watley, Bachelor of Music; Jonathan Comeaux, Kelsy Elkins, Katelyn Miley, Bachelor of Science.