NSU awards degrees to spring, summer and fall 2020 graduates

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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NATCHITOCHES – 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. The programs will be streamed at www.nsula.edu with videos available for purchase.


For information on graduate lists, contact the Registrar’s Office at (318) 357-6171or email registrar@nsula.edu.


NSU awarded 716 degrees to Fall 2020 graduates.  Fall 2020 graduates are listed as follows.


LaPlace – Amanda Simoneaux, Associate of General Studies; Maurice Lightfoot, Master of Science;


Gramercy – Sabrina Troxler, Bachelor of Science;

St. James – Keionne Octave, Bachelor of Science;

Vacherie – Chelsea Kliebert, Master of Education;



Hahnville – Imani Butler, Bachelor of Arts;

Luling – Ashley Mills, Master of Education;



NSU awarded 330 degrees to Summer 2020 graduates.  Summer 2020 graduates are listed as follows. 



Reserve – Madison Duhon, Associate of General Studies;

Maurepas – Jaci Cornett, Bachelor of Science;


Montz – Kaitlyn Thompson, Associate of General Studies;




NSU awarded 994 degrees to Spring 2020 graduates. Spring graduates listed by hometown are as follows.


LaPlace –Jalen Haydel, Bachelor of Science; Melvin Bates, Sean Mcgraw, Caitlyn Turnbull, Bachelor of Science;



Destrehan – Stephanie Webre, Bachelor of Science; Hannah Boquet, Bachelor of Social Work;


Luling – Nathan Roth, Bachelor of Music;