Local Student Completes RN Program

The Louisiana Tech University Division of Nursing held a Pinning Ceremony for the Winter 2022 graduates Feb. 25. Thirty-six students received their degrees at Winter Commencement Feb. 26.  A student from Grand Cane, Abigail Davis, was among those receiving their pins.

The graduates – listed by hometown – are as follows:

Alexandria – Peyton Williams

Baton Rouge – Mackenzie Reeves

Benton – Beth Ann Glovier, Abby Smith, Anna Clare Toms

Bossier City – Ellie Adams, Maggie Alexander, Meloney Welch

Burleson, Texas – Dafni Pearson

Calhoun – Skyler Hill

Columbia – Maura Roberts

Downsville – Selena Navarro

El Dorado and Sheridan, Arkansas – Sydni Crisalli

Forked Island – Kenzie Gaspard

Grand Cane – Abigail Davis

Jonesboro – Machaela Morris

Minden – Jenni Nguyen, Kirsten Parker, Elizabeth Stone

Monroe – Ashleigh Cann

Natchitoches – Tabitha Dove

New Iberia – Marie Resweber

Shreveport – Ashlon Bumgardner, Summer Netterville, Lainey Ward

Sterlington – Ellie Nale

Ruston – Logan Caver, Jazmin Cirilo, Macy Goss, Lynzi Henry, Joshua Norred, Hannah Ward, Jack Witherspoon

West Monroe – Ally Dunn, Emily Smith

Winnfield – Savannah Green

Members of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society were presented cords: Ashlon Bumgardner, Ally Dunn, Summer Netterville, Dafni Pearson, Mackenzie Reeves, Emily Smith, Anna Clare Toms, Peyton Williams, and Jaquereon Witherspoon.

Graduates who were members of the Student Nurses’ Association were recognized with the presentation of cords.

Here are Friday’s special awards and winners:

Academic Excellence: Lainey Ward

Nursing Tenets of Tech: Hannah Ward

Spirit of Patient Care: Ashlon Bumgardner and Joshua Norred

Teamwork and Collaboration: Dafni Pearson

Military Service Recognition: Kenzie Gaspard – Learn more

Each student was also presented a commemorative Nightingale Lamp provided by Northern Louisiana Medical Center. Following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN National licensing Exam, the graduates are Registered Nurses.

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