Nurses pinned at Tech winter ceremony
Twenty-one Louisiana Tech nursing graduates were honored during the winter pinning ceremony.
The award for academic excellence went to Lauren Frizzell. Clinical awards were given to Dustin Strickland and Chelsea Johnson. LaTosha Mollette received the Student Nursing Association award, and Ruston District Nurses Association award winners were Mollette, Aimie Albritton and Melissa Mason. Mollette was also honored with the Outstanding Student Nurses Award.
Students who received pins, including those who received the honors above, are listed by hometowns.
Bossier City: Lauren Frizzell
Chatham: Chelsea Johnson
Dubach: Jordan Whitard
Farmerville: Robyn Taylor
Folsom: Aaron Nettles
Jonesboro: S. Jill Mosley Aldy
Minden: Britney Pullman
Monroe: Dustin Strickland
Ruston: LaTosha Mollette, Amber Ryals, Alexis Stephens, Matthew Warmack
Slidell: Samantha Sparks
Shreveport: Amanda Bertrand, Melissa Mason
Stonewall: Brittany Bounds
West Monroe: Sylvia Crowell, Rebecca Johnson, Rebecca Lenard, Kristen Sandifer
El Dorado, Ark.: Aimie Albritton
Nancy Busby, the mother of Kristen Sandifer, one of the nursing graduates, served as guest speaker for the event.
Written by Judith Roberts