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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Northwestern State University recognized summa cum laude graduates from the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Education and Human Development and the Louisiana Scholars’ College prior to 10 a.m. commencement ceremonies Friday. Summa cum laude graduates from Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and School of Allied Health and the College of Science, Technology and Business were recognized prior to afternoon commencement ceremonies Friday. 

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Seated from left are Sarah Al-Darsani of Robeline, Jessica Dodd of Anacoco, Alicia Anderson of Quitman, Marlee Roberts of Natchitoches and Alyson Humphrey of Bossier City.  Standing are Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Lisa Abney, Terry Millien of Prairieville, Velinda Godfrey of Los Angeles, California;  Megan Brashier of Pearland, Texas;  Whitney Saucier of Haughton, Jessica Vizena of Elizabeth, Bailee Cartwright of Holdenville, Oklahoma;  Kristie Al-Khansa of Livingston, NSU President Dr. Randall J. Webb, honorary doctorate recipient Burt Tussing, Jimmie Long, a member of the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System, and State Rep. Henry Burns.  

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Seated from left are Danielle Harding of St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada;  Cassidy Browning of Albuquerque, New Mexico;  Wendy Kussman of Lake Charles and Nicole Hamersky of Shreveport.  Standing are Mishael Tolan of Shreveport, Melissa Blanchard of Hessmer, Chelsey Allred of Benton, Christopher Rich of Bossier City, Brittany Hammond of Bossier City, Kelsey Manning of DeRidder,  Joseph Straub of Natchitoches, NSU President Dr. Randall J. Webb and Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Lisa Abney. 

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