Locals to graduate LSMSA at 35th Commencement Ceremony


NATCHITOCHES — The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA) will honor the 35th graduating class during its annual Commencement Ceremony, held on May 18 at 2 p.m. in Northwestern State University’s Prather Coliseum.

First Lady Donna Edwards is set to speak at the event.

Of the 113 seniors, the following seniors from Bossier Parish will be graduating:B

  • Esther Seo, of Bossier City
  • Shivam Shah, of Bossier City
  • Casey Tonnies, of Bossier City
  • Christopher Tonnies, Bossier City

In addition, Casey Tonnies will be graduating with distinction. To earn this, students completed a rigorous program of independent study under the guidance of faculty mentors, which included self-motivated reading, research and creative exploration.