Louisiana Tech Nursing holds Pinning Ceremony

May 21, 2022 | Alumni, Applied and Natural Sciences, General News, Students

The Louisiana Tech University Division of Nursing held a Pinning Ceremony for the Spring 2022 graduates on May 20. Twenty-eight students will receive their degrees at Spring 2022 Commencement.

Graduates are as follows:  

  • Brandy Boyd* of Ruston
  • Chelsea Breed* of Farmerville
  • Camille Calhoun of West Monroe
  • Layla Dupuy* of Alexandria
  • Mary Kathryn Eastman* of Bartonville, Texas
  • Kaitlyn Elliott of Medford, Oregon
  • Brinley Farque of Cypress, Texas
  • Megan Gallagher* of Ruston
  • Katelyn Gaskin of Shreveport            
  • Anna Goodwin of Alexandria
  • Abigail Hanks* of Ruston
  • Natalie Houston of El Dorado, Arkansas               
  • Kallie Kieffer* of Winnfield
  • Lauren Kirkland* of Chatham
  • Shaniah Lewis of Monroe
  • Rosey Lindsey* of Ruston
  • Tripp Martin of West Monroe
  • Abbey Matejowsky of Ruston
  • Brittney McLelland of Benton
  • Eric McNeal of Alexandria
  • Chance Montgomery of Alexandria
  • Madison Reeves of Shreveport
  • Hailey Roberts* of Alexandria
  • Brylie Stewart of West Monroe
  • Reagan Todd of Shreveport
  • Wes Wilkerson-Spence* of DeLeon, Texas
  • Jameelah Wilson of Monroe
  • Kennedy Worman of McKinney, Texas                                

Members of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society are noted with an asterisk beside their names. Graduates who were members of the Student Nurses’ Association were recognized with the presentation of cords.

The following awards were also presented:

  • Academic Excellence: Megan Gallagher
  • Pennington Visionary Leader Award: Mary Kathryn Eastman
  • Tenets of Tech Award: Lauren Kirkland
  • Spirit of Patient Care Awards: Megan Gallagher and Shaniah Lewis
  • Teamwork and Collaboration Peer Award: Kennedy Worman
  • Military Veteran Recognition: Eric McNeal and Wes Wilkerson-Spence

Each graduate 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 will be Registered Nurses.