Way to Go!

Learn about the exciting activities LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing students are involved with and their achievements.

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Congratulations New SNA Board Members

The following students were elected to the 2020-2021 Student Nurses Association Executive Board:

  • Kristina Rigterink – President
  • Emily Wynn – Vice President
  • Katlyn Brown – Secretary
  • Christina Hebert – Breakthrough to Nursing
  • Camryn Jolly – Historian
  • Madison O’Grodnick – Community Service Coordinator
  • LaCine Bertrand – Community Service Coordinator
  • Kay Latino – Community Service Coordinator
  • Alexis Thibodeaux – Community Service Coordinator
  • Jeremy Moniz – Guest Speaker/Newsletter

Student Ambassador Appointed

Katlyn Brown has been appointed as student ambassador to the Epsilon Nu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International

SNA Chapter Honored

At the 66th annual  Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) virtual convention, the School of Nursing received multiple honors, including:

  • Best Instagram Page (Camryn Jolly, SNA chapter historian)
  • Most Newsletter Submissions
  • Greatest Number of SNA Members in Louisiana

We also congratulate the following students who were awarded scholarships during the convention:

  • Shanna Utterback, Soph I, CARE XX, was awarded the Diversity Enrichment Scholarship
  • Claire Wingerter, Senior I, Traditional BSN, was awarded the Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Duaa Hashm, Soph I, CARE XX, was awarded the Lynne Truxillo Memorial Scholarship
  • Katlyn Brown, Senior I, Traditional BSN, was awarded the Stephanie Payne Memorial Scholarship
  • Kristina Rigterink, Senior II, Traditional BSN, was awarded the Nightingale Beyond the Call Scholarship

In addition, we congratulate Kristina Rigterink, Senior II, Traditional BSN, who received the Student of the Year Award during the convention.

Students Elected to LASN Board

The following students were elected to the Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) board during the annual LASN virtual convention:

Christina Hebert – President

Ne’Ja Sanders – Secretary

Brittany Gorman – Treasurer

Alexis Thibodeaux – Breakthrough to Nursing (BTN) Director

Tiffany West – Parliamentarian

Supporting Hurricane Relief Efforts

Jeremy Philyaw is among the U.S. Air Guard team that was activated to help with the relief efforts in areas hit by Hurricane Laura.

Congratulations Spring 2020 Dean’s List Scholars

Miranda Aasen
Bailey Abadie
Maggie Abide
Erin Acy
Haleigh Danielle Adams
Matt Alexander
Mitchell Otis Alexander
Zoë Azalea Alexander
Ellen Legier Alpaugh
Madisen Amato
Katherine Margaret Anderson
Alyssa Ashby
Kelli Aultman
Kayma Auriti
Nathaniel Backes
Gregory Baffone Jr.
Ada Lee Bankston
Kaitlyn Rae Barber
Jalyn Christina Barnes
Isabella Barre
Steven Erick Barrow
Jayda Dominique Batiste
Adelyn Nicole Becker
Taylor Becnel
Emma Kate Bell
Megan Bercegeay
Sarah Elizabeth Bernard
Taylor Bewers
Kayla Biskupovich
Hope Elisabeth Black
Aimee Christine Blanchet
Gabrielle Bodet
Holly Booth
Sara Marie Bordelon
Melissa Bosco
Anne Bouchie
Brittany Caroline Bourg
Elizabeth Anne Bourgeois
Morgan Maree Bourgeois
Sarah Boustany
Joel Bradberry Jr.
Jenna Theresa Breaux
Margaret Breerwood
Janae’ Monique Brent
Allison Elizabeth Bridges
Madelyn Lee Bridges
Hanna Bridges-Curry
Alexis Brodnax
Shelby Broussard
Katlyn Lee Brown
Rylie Marie Brown
Barrett Jade Bruner
Rebecca Lynn Bruno
Jamie Buckel
Brianna Bonnae’ Burns
Reese Businelle
Valencia Cade
Alyssa Cain
Victoria Campo
Anya Canache
Linda Beth Cantrell
Camille Elyse Carline
Christen Ann Carriere
Haley Cashio
Kristen Cavet
Sarah Cazenave
Dane Chalin
Katlyn Chapman
Wan Hsuan Chen
Alexis Church
Callie Elizabeth Clement
Katie Clingan
Remi Coco
Julie Colosino
Tiffany Cossich
Caroline Cottingham
Sydni Cowan
Gentry Crain
Reagan Cress
Thomas Cunningham
Baily Daberkow
Lauren Elizabeth Daigle
Bailey Daly
Meg Darre
Claire Elizabeth Davis
Kaitlin De Back
Morgan Dehnert
Brooke Deichmann
Katlyn Elizabeth Dent
Grace Andereck Doleac
Jacob Brooks Doll
Morgan Doll
Hannah Dorner
Kelsey Nicole Doucet
Allison Dowty
Lauren Dozier
Madeline Drago
Jennifer Drivon
Bailey Angele Dufrene
Sarah Dugal
Courtney Duhe
Todd Dupre
Madelaine Therese Eckert
Jaylyn Edison
Destiny Ehmer
Colleen Eisenbraun
Rebecca Ellzey
Alina Julia England
Kelly Engolia
Camryn Elizabeth Faucheaux
Sarah Finken
Kayla Flanagan
Christina Flathers
Jaden Alexia Folse
Amanda Ford
Melanie Fradella
Robert Fusilier
Victoria India Gabriel
Alexandra Blair Gaffney
Carrie Dianne Gallien
Katherine Posey Garrett
Emily Gathman
Gregory Gaumond
Corey Gilpin
Sarah Giustiniano
Erica Golay
Amanda Nancy Gonzales
Jada Olivia Gonzalez
Angelis Gray
Jaz’mine Marie Green
Kate Guba
Alden Elizabeth Guerin
Alyssa Marie Guillot
Ashley Nicole Gurba
Audrey Gurnik
Madeline Brewton Haag
Hannah Hakenjos
Ally Elizabeth Haley
Cydni Marie Haley
Emily Elizabeth Hamilton
Sydney Claire Hansen
Annie Harding
Chelsea Hathaway
Alyssa Quinn Hawkins
Christina Hebert
Hannah Helmer
Taylor Catherine Henry
Margaret Ellen Hermann
Daniela Hernandez Oliveros
Rebecca Elizabeth Hicks
Claire Beaulieu Holland
Madeline Margarete Horn
Anna Hughes
Jamie Huth
Marissa Ahkel Jackson
Debria Sallie Joe
Jamie Louise Johnson
Jessica Rae Johnson
Amanda Johnston
Kryslyn Suzanne Johnston
Camryn Jolly
Kayla Marie Jones
Nicole Kaebisch
Madison Alexander Kahn
Mary Elizabeth Keller
Erin Elizabeth Kelley
Elizabeth Paige Kelly
Alexis Keppel
Elizabeth Keran
Alyssa Kimball
Bailey King
Tiffany Kiok
Gabrielle Koester
Julia Kuntz
Juliana Rose Kuntz
Mary Elizabeth Lahaye
Anna Grace Landry
Mark David Lanpher
Annabelle Laville
Thien Duc Le
Thuy-Duyen Le
Caroline Elise Leblanc
Megan Elizabeth Lebleu
Rachel Sueyeon Lee
Lauren Elizabeth Lombas
Ashley Allison Long
Ana Lopez
Olivia Lorio
Charles Loupe
Sarah Anne Macaluso
Abby Mahl
Ava Maraldo
Madeleine Clare Marchand
Ava Marie Martin
Laura Martinez
Alayna Maschmeyer
Macie Matherne
Madelyn Kate Matute
Emily Mayer
Elle Quinn McCracken
Alexis Michelle McCurdy
John McDermott III
Kathrina McGary
Meredith McGoey
Bailey McLachlan
Brooke Menzato
Jessica Rose Messina
Madison Caroline Meyer
Margaret Christina Meyers
Tyler Michel
Ellie Millar
Emery Ann Miller
Rachel Elizabeth Millet
Brandi Mobley
Kelsey Moffett
Shalini Vinod Mohanani
Jeremy Moniz
Fernanda Morales
Kyle Logan Moreau
Madison Elizabeth Morris
Brianna Eve Morrison
Mia Mutz
Mallory Lain Navarro
Dorothy Ndishabandi
My Dieu Ngo
Lyndsay Nguyen
Renee Nguyen
Sera Niehaus
Catherine Norris
Bianca Ochoa
Kelsie Oestriecher
Kathryn Ogea
Mark Orlic
Madison Ott
Lindsay Pace
Caylee Palazzalo
Amanda Parenti
Carly Perez
Abigail Perrault
Amanda Pisciotta
Blake Pitre
Collette Pitre
Noah Pizzuto
Jack Ploen
Rachael Poissenot
Kaylyn Poleto
Christina Prados
Hailey Prendergast
Zachary Price
Christopher Prieur Jr.
Brittany Prieur
Madeleine Rawls
Madeleine Richard
Kristina Rigterink
Nathan Roberts
Taylor Robertson
Caroline Rodrigue
Grant Rodrigue
Tayler Rudisaile
Brittany Russell
William Sanders
Marjorie Sanford
Ariaun Schaeffer
Shelbi Schaff
Taylor Scharwath
Kayla Scholl
Tyrun Scott
Joshua Secrest
Hayley Seidel
Reid Sellars
Alexandra Sensenbrenner
Susan Shackelford
Meaghan Sheehy
Mckayla Sheppard
Madelyn Sigler
Jasmine Simon
Caitlin Smith
Caroline Smith
Joseph Smith
Kaylin Smith
Sabrina Smith
Sarah Cooper Smith
Elizabeth Socha
Gabrielle Sperber
Daniel Spring
Aleia St. Germain
Cassidy St. Romain
Benjamin Staab
Kayla Steele
Amanda Steger
Patrick Stockamp
Shelby Story
Parker Sulik
Courtney Sulli
Elizabeth Tammariello
Kelly Tarnow
Shelby Tassin
Taylor Thompson
Shannon Toepfer
Yvette Townsend
Christine Tran
Melissa Tran
Vicki Tran
Katherine Triche
Olivia Trosclair
Sarah Trosclair
Taylor Tucker
Naomi Turley
Cecile Vazquez
Jessica Vieytes Vera
Catherine Voisin
Victoria Vu
Farryn Wallow
Rachel Weber
Matthew Webster
Cayleigh Weiymann
Britley Wells
Katherine Werner
Tiffany West
Margaret White
Sara Wilkerson
Melinda Wilks
Blaire Williams
Heather Williams
Roslyn Williams
Dustin Williamson
Chyna Wilson
Claire Wingerter
Katherine Winsberg
Mary Word
Kathryn Wright
Julianne Yaeger
Taylor Yuratich
Nanci Zhang

May 2020 Award Recipients

Chancellor’s Award
Dorothy Ndishabandi

The Theresa Bittenbring Marque and John Henry Marque Award – Traditional BSN Graduates
Shelby Broussard
Christina Leggio (Fall 2019)
Tyler Michel
Hanna Pohorelsky (Fall 2019)
Madeleine Richard 

The Theresa Bittenbring Marque and John Henry Marque Award – CARE BSN Graduates
Kamya Auriti
Alexis Brodnax
Meg Darre
Laura Martinez
Abigail Perrault

Valedictorian
Courtney Duhe
Madeleine Richard

Salutatorian
Shelby Broussard

Highest Academic Honors CARE Program
Alexis Brodnax

Academic Recognition CARE Program
Abigail Perrault

Alumni Association Recognition of Class Spirit Award – Undergraduate
Kaylyn Poleto

Alumni Association Recognition of Class Spirit Award – Graduate
Dr. Erica Love

Faculty Recognition Award, Undergraduate, sponsored by Elsevier
Matthew Webster

Sigma Theta Tau Distinguished Graduate Award – Undergraduate
Courtney Duhe

Sigma Theta Tau Distinguished Graduate Award – Graduate
Dr. Adrienne Holdridge

Dolores Scheerle Entrepreneurial Award – Undergraduate
Dorothy Ndishabandi

Dolores Scheerle Entrepreneurial Award – Graduate
Dr. Adrienne Holdridge

Jo Ellen Smith Memorial Award – Undergraduate
Zöe Alexander

Patricia Losee Memorial Award
Madeleine Richard

Writing Excellence, sponsored by F.A. Davis, Publisher
Dr. Andre Bennett

Outstanding Nursing Caring Award – DNP Practitioner Graduate
Dr. Erica Love

Student Nurses Association Outstanding Graduate Award
Zöe Alexander

Student Government Association Outstanding Graduate Award
Shelby Story

New Orleans District Nurses Association Student Leadership Award
Shelby Broussard

Reverend Dr. James A. Ertl Clinical Excellence Award
Hilary Brown

Reverend Dr. James A. Ertl Executive Nurse Leader Award – PCFNP Graduate
Dr. Lara Aguirre

Outstanding Family Nurse Practitioner Award Clinical Expertise
Dr. Erica Love

Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetist Outstanding Graduate Award
Dr. Elizabeth Feigley

Nurse Anesthesia Program Director’s Award
Dr. Lauren McManamon

Nurse Anesthesia Program Clinical Excellence Award
Dr. Devin Burroughs

Nurse Anesthesia Outstanding Graduate Award
Dr. Carly Roberson

Alice M. Hicks CRNA, Memorial Award
Dr. Anna Waguespack

Stanley Hall MD, PhD Award Academic Excellence and Clinical Excellence
Dr. Phillip Jordan

Nurse Practitioner Leadership Award
Dr. Tamara Lafont

Nurse Practitioner Academic Excellence Award
Dr. Adrienne Holdridge

Nurse Practitioner Service Award
Dr. Erica Love

Inaugural NP Class Award – PMHNP
Dr. Tamara Lafont

Inaugural NP Class Award – AGPCNP
Dr. Jacob Rickoll

Outstanding NP Faculty Award
Dr. Jessica Landry

Outstanding Nursing Caring Award – Undergraduate
Alina Julia England

Outstanding Nursing Caring Award – Graduate
Dr. Mia Schexnayder-Davis

MUSES
Dorothy Ndishabandi
Sarah Smith

Magna Cum Laude
Tyler Michel

Cum Laude
Kamya Auriti
Alexis Brodnax
Shelby Broussard
Courtney Duhe
Christina Flathers
Amanda Johnston
Laura Martinez
Abigail Perrault
Madeleine Richard
Caroline Rodrigue

May 2020 Graduates

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner)
Adrienne Hymel Holdridge
Erica Lynne Love
Ailene Marie Staples

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner)
Jacob Robert Rickoll

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner)
Lara McIntyre Aguirre
Hanna Shalayne Fernandez
Samantha Steve Grigus
Miyagi Shayontae Henderson
Carly Cameron Pfeiffer

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Tamara Marie Lafont
Mia Theresa Schexnayder-Davis
Queshaun Sudbury

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Nurse Anesthesia)
Meredith Joanne Anderson
Kelly O’Mara Aronoff
Christopher Brian Artley
Danielle Bentrup Baker
Andre Marcuss Bennett
Amy Elizabeth Delahoussaye Broha
Catherine Diane Brown
Devin Blakely Burroughs
Hannah Kathleen Crews
Brittney Reneé Curlin
Tina Tran Do
Marcelle Marie Ducote
Gage Michael Duet
Decelle Jewel Manuel Enriquez
Elizabeth Hamilton Feigley
Casey Adkins Furr
Ryan Patrick Gill
Jarrett Mitchel Gilliam
Erin Cates Gollehon
Alex Joseph Gruntz
Lori Ann Guidry
Michelle Theresa Hellmers
Phillip Curtis Jordan
Cody Ryan Kaar
Andrea Kathryn Klein
Benjamin James Lane
Kheyla Sare’ Matthews
Carolyn Smith McCord
Lauren Eustis McManamon
Iris Bettina Miller
Jessica Deyton Pals
Sarah Katherine Pigg
Kathryn Pheobe-Marie Pittman
Jessica Granier Pollet
Zachary Thomas Renew
Heather Leigh Restivo
Carley Brooke Roberson
Jennifer Joy Steib
Christina Vo
Anna Catherine Waguespack
Michael Louis Watzke

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Miranda Marie Aasen
Maggie Suzanne Abide
Erin Elizabeth Acy
Zoë Azalea Alexander
Ellen Legier Alpaugh
Madisen Lynn Amato
Katherine Margaret Anderson
Kamya Auriti
Gregory Anthony Baffone Jr.
Isabella Suzanne Barre
Timothy Allen Bateson Jr.
Jayda Dominique Batiste
Taylor Anne Becnel
Emma Kate Bell
Megan Elise Bercegeay
Gabrielle Aimee Bodet
Holly Nicole Booth
Sara Marie Bordelon
Morgan Maree Bourgeois
Alexis Grace Brodnax
Shelby Marie Broussard
Jamie Marylyn Buckel
Camille Elyse Carline
Sarah Angelle Cazenave
Katie Elizabeth Clingan
India Kelsi Conerly
Reagan Mattie Cress
Thomas Paul Cunningham
Lauren Elizabeth Daigle
Meg Elizabeth Darre
Kaitlin Anne De Back
Katlyn Elizabeth Dent
Grace Andereck Doleac
Jacob Brooks Doll
Morgan Grace Doll
Allison Teresa Dowty
Lauren Michelle Dozier
Jennifer Rebecca Drivon
Sarah Ford Dugal
Courtney Renee Duhe
Rebecca Elise Ellzey
Alina Julia England
Kayla Devellis Flanagan
Christina Angelle Flathers
Amanda Marie-Clesi Ford
Carrie Dianne Gallien
Katherine Posey Garrett
Gregory David Gaumond
Erica Betsy Golay
Jada Olivia Gonzalez
Kate Alexandra Guba
Madeline Brewton Haag
Chelsea Marie Hathaway
Alyssa Quinn Hawkins
Taylor Catherine Henry
Madeline Margarete Horn
Anna Alyse Hughes
Jamie Nicole Huth
Debria Sallie Lee Joe
Jamie Louise Johnson
Amanda Elizabeth Johnston
Madison Alexander Kahn
Erin Elizabeth Kelley
Elizabeth Paige Kelly
Elizabeth Ann Keran
Bailey Anne King
Tiffany Tsao Kiok
Gabrielle Marlena Koester
Julia Marie Kuntz
Mary Elizabeth Lahaye
Mark David Clair Lanpher
Annabelle Marie Laville
Thuy-Duyen Dawn Le
Megan Elizabeth Lebleu
Rachel Sueyeon Lee
Ashley Allison Long
Ana Leigh Lopez
Olivia Claire Lorio
Abby Lynn Mahl
Laura Turner Martinez
Alayna Elizabeth Maschmeyer
John Michael McDermott III
Kathrina Janee McGary
Meredith Ledger McGoey
Brooke Ashley Menzato
Jessica Rose Messina
Tyler Elizabeth Michel
Shalini Vinod Mohanani
Brianna Eve Morrison
Margaret Rose Muir
Dorothy Kansiime Ndishabandi
My Dieu Ngo
Don Quy Nguyen
Sera Kristen Niehaus
Kathryn Elise Ogea
Lindsay Melissa Pace
Amanda Nicole Parenti
Abigail Frances Perrault
Blake Andrew Pitre
Rachael Marie Poissenot
Kaylyn Amber Poleto
Christina Marie Prados
Christopher Michael Prieur Jr.
Brittany Marie Prieur
Madeleine Claire Rawls
Madeleine Savoie Richard
Sean Paul Robertson
Caroline Hannah Rodrigue
Brittany Lanell Russell
William Edward Sanders
Marjorie Faith Sanford
Ariaun Shaunice Schaeffer
Alexandra Marie Sensenbrenner
Meaghan Mikaela Sheehy
Mckayla Ann Sheppard
Jasmine Nicole Simon
Sabrina Danielle Smith
Sarah Cooper Smith
Daniel Harper Spring
Benjamin Carl Staab
Patrick Stockamp
Shelby Nicole Story
Kelly Jayne Tarnow
Yvette Christine Townsend
Melissa Thi Bich Hien Tran
Cecile Cusanza Vazquez
Catherine Elise Voisin
Farryn Alexis Wallow
Matthew Scott Webster
Katherine Rose Werner
Sara Elizabeth Wilkerson
Melinda Cortez Wilks
Dustin Tobias Williamson
Chyna Kalilyah Wilson
Kathryn Elizabeth Wright
Nanci Nanyi Zhang

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