Nursing students pinned in winter ceremony
Twenty-three Louisiana Tech nursing graduates were pinned during the Division of Nursing’s winter pinning ceremony held in Howard Auditorium. Several of the new graduates were honored during the ceremony. Those awarded were: Ashley Archer, of Ruston — the Ruston District Nurses Award and a Clinical Award Sharee Encalade of Harvey — Student Nurse Association Award Chris Smith, of Ruston — Academic Excellence Award and Faculty Award Holly DeJean, of West Monroe; Jasmine Young, of Ruston; and Landry Glover, of Monroe — Clinical Awards Jon Simmons, of Minden, and Randy Massey, of Summerfield — Military Honor Recognition Other students who were pinned are listed by their hometowns. Alexandria – Maryssa Zangla Benton – Taylor Burns Bossier City – Samantha Fernandez, Melissa Lustig Choudrant – Meghan W. Mattison Minden – Beverly Bridwell Monroe – Kelsey Cleveland Pineville – Chris Yutzy Princeton – Erin Simmons Ruston – Zack Morrow, Asima Nasir, Jamie Roberts Shreveport – Emily Connella West Monroe – Brandy Osbon, Tiffani Terrell Additionally, Erin and Jon Simmons were recognized as the first father-daughter combination in the same graduating class.