Spring 2023 Nursing Pinning Ceremony recognizes 40

May 30, 2023 | Applied and Natural Sciences, Students

Forty students received their professional Louisiana Tech Nursing pins May 19 in Howard Auditorium on the eve of their graduation as Tech’s Division of Nursing held its Pinning Ceremony for the Spring 2023 graduates.

The 40 students received their degrees at the May 20 Spring Commencement.

Each graduate was presented a commemorative Nightingale Lamp provided by Northern Louisiana Medical Center. Following successful completion of the NCLEX-RN National Licensing Exam, each graduate will become a Registered Nurse.

Graduates who were members of the Student Nurses’ Association, Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society, or Men in Nursing were recognized with the presentation of cords.

The graduates are as follows:

  • Erin Albritton of West Monroe
  • Pacey Bradberry of West Monroe
  • Ericka Cherene of Rayville
  • Jacelyn Cowart of Bullard, Texas
  • Anna Grace Crawford of West Monroe
  • Triston Duvall of Fairfax, Va.
  • Piper Frantom of West Monroe
  • Joshua Gilmore of Rayville
  • Drew Greer of Rayville
  • Kate Haas of Carrollton, Texas
  • Madison Hebert of Pierre Part
  • Olivia Hennen of Choudrant
  • Kara Hodges of Bossier City
  • Sarah Hoenke of Ruston
  • Haley Horton of Waskom, Texas
  • Dane Humbles of Alexandria
  • McKenzie Laborde of Alexandrea
  • Amelia Landreneau of Lafayette
  • Cameron Lee of Bossier City
  • Mackenzie Maier of Ville Platt
  • Emily Martin of Ruston
  • Jillian Masingill of Springhill
  • Bradley Mathis of Minden
  • Emilee McGuire of Monroe
  • Conley McRae of Shreveport
  • Cordé Meadows of Junction City, Ark.
  • Jared Miller of Ruston
  • Avery Moon of Winnfield
  • Karmen Neal of Shreveport
  • Konnor Nettles of Ball
  • Shelby Nugent of Monterey
  • Norma Perez
  • Laney Robbins of Ruston
  • Gwen Robicheaux of Destrehan
  • Abby Smith of Oak Grove
  • Makayla Stewart
  • McKinley Tonsman of Shreveport
  • Ysabella Warren of Alexandria
  • Lily Isabella Washam of Bernice
  • Heidi Williams of Shreveport


The following special awards and honors were presented:

Academic Excellence: Jillian Masingill

Tenets of Tech Award:  Madison Hebert

Spirit of Patient Care Awards:  Cordé Meadows, Emilee McGuire, and Emily Martin

Teamwork and Collaboration Peer Award: Anna Grace Crawford

Nursing Ambassador: Kara Hodges

Military Veteran Recognition: Brad Mathis, Josh Gilmore, and McKenzie Laborde