Northwestern State University awarded 2,035 to Spring, Summer and Fall 2020 graduates. Because of COVID-19, Spring graduates were recognized with a virtual commencement ceremony in May and given the option, along with Summer graduates, to participate in Fall 2020 Commencement. NSU will host a series of five carefully planned socially distance commencement ceremonies Dec. 17-18.
NSU awarded 716 degrees to Fall 2020 graduates. 10 of the graduates are from Red River Parish. They are Kasey Bonner, Associate of Science; Savanah Caldwell, Mary James Associate of Science in Nursing; Shunquanette Banks, Bachelor of General Studies; Colton Campbell, Latijah Davis, Zaid Hizam, Bachelor of Science; Ashley Guye, Jon Russell, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; and Tiffany Nolen, Master of Arts in Teaching.
NSU awarded 330 degrees to Summer 2020 graduates. Two Summer graduates are from Coushatta. They are Deja Sibley, Associate of General Studies; and Nick Ezernack, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
And Coushatta had six graduates among 994 degrees awarded to Spring 2020 NSU graduates. They are Jeffery Jones, Tianna Rock, Associate of General Studies; Mikalyn Russell, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science; Alexis Babers, Elizabeth Cummins, Bachelor of Science; and Sidney Jones, Bachelor of Social Work.