Ten Coushatta students graduated from Northwestern State University at the end of the fall semester. NSU conferred degrees to 865 graduates who completed coursework in the Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters. Commencement speaker was Alejandro Perkins, chair of the board of supervisors for the University of Louisiana System.
Fall graduates from Coushatta are Laura Keith with an Associate of Science in Nursing. Destiney Coatney and Precious Smith with an Associate of General Studies. Tyler Scott graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Allison Longino earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Four Coushatta residents earned their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. They are Nichola Bryant, Janet Cogburn, Jeanetta Emmitt-Taylor, and Karisma Jones. And Nicholas Williamson earned his Master of Arts in Teaching.