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Tech pins 36 new nurses in winter ceremony – LOCAL GRADUATES


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.

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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