DIVISION OF NURSING SNA RECIEVES RECOGNITION AT THE LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT NURSES CONVENTION
Fourteen students and three Nursing Advisors represented the Louisiana Tech University SNA Chapter at the Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) 2017 Annual Convention in Baton Rouge October 5-8, 2017. The LASN Board for 2016-17 included Division of Nursing graduate Caleb Faul, President, current Division nursing students Region I Director Casey Henley, Historian, Jayln' Hampton, and Professor Tanya Sims as Presidential Consultant.
LASN 2016-17 Presidential Consultant Tanya Sims was a speaker to the Council of Student Leaders on Successful Leadership. SNA Faculty Advisor Sarah McVay served as a speaker on Pediatric Nursing, and Professor Nancy Darland was an invited speaker on Legal Testimony for Nurses.
Louisiana Tech University was honored with four LASN Awards at the Convention: Best Representation of SNA Activities, The Image of Nursing Award, SNA Chapter with the Most Community Health Projects, and Best Creative SNA Scrapbook.
SNA member Kirsten Jackson was the recipient of the LASN Academic Scholarship.
Two Louisiana Tech University Nursing Students were elected to the LASN Board for the upcoming year. Victoria Self was elected as 2017-2018 Region 1 LASN Director, and Casey Henley was elected for 2017-2018 LASN Parliamentarian.
SNA is the professional organization for nursing and pre-nursing students at Louisiana Tech University. It is the local affiliate chapter of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Here at Louisiana Tech, SNA participates in activities on campus, as well as in the community. It is SNA's goal to launch the nursing student's career through knowledge, scholarship, and comradery.
Pre-nursing students are welcomed and encouraged to join SNA.
SNA Officers 2018-19
Top left to right: Mary Lloyd LeBlanc, Hannah Hicks, Katie Welch
2nd row left to right: Rebekah Landes, Jessie Cruse, Naomi Hill
Bottom left to right: Hannah Givens, Abby Puckett
Board Members as follows:
President: Abby Puckett
Vice President: Hannah Givens
Treasurer: Naomi Hill
Community Service: Jessie Cruse
Secretary: Hannah Hicks
Historian: Mary Lloyd LeBlanc
Parliamentarian: Rebekah Landes
Break Through to Nursing: Katie Welch
Faculty SNA Advisors: Melissa Madden, Sarah McVay, Tanya Sims
LASN BANQUET 2016 WITH FOUR AWARDS FOR THE CHAPTER
In Costume for LASN 2016 Opening Night Party
Caleb Faul, NURS 210 student and Chapter President of Louisiana Tech University SNA, is the newly-elected President of the Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN)
Congratulations, Caleb! We are proud of you and know you will lead LASN to great things in the upcoming year!