LSMSA Matriculation Ceremony set for Friday, Sept. 2

The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA)’s annual matriculation ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, in A.A. Fredericks Auditorium on the campus of Northwestern State University.

The matriculation ceremony recognizes students’ accomplishments, reinforces their commitment to LSMSA and encourages them to apply the necessary diligence to persevere until reaching commencement.

LSMSA Theatre Instructor and IDEA Advisory Council member Scott Theriot will deliver the address for the school. A native of Waggaman, Theriot holds a Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of New Orleans and acted in and directed a number of plays before coming to LSMSA. At the Louisiana School, Theriot has taught Acting I, II, and III, Script Analysis, Musical Theatre Cabaret, Improvisation I and II, and Theatre Repertory, and has directed nine plays. Theriot sponsors the school’s Theatre Club, directs staged cabaret performances each semester, participates in the Louisiana ITS Festival at NSU, and oversees the theatre Artist in Training program.

This event is open to the public.

LSMSA is a tuition-free, state-funded residential school for high-achieving, highly motivated rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in Louisiana.