McNeese State University
College of Nursing
4205 Ryan Street Hardtner Hall
Lake Charles, LA 70609-0415
800.622.3352 ext 5821
E-mail: Dena Bumgarden,
800.622.3352 ext 5753
E-mail: Stephenie Lavoi,
The Kappa Psi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing at McNeese State University recently held its induction and installation ceremony. The following were inducted:
May 2011 graduates: Amie Elizabeth Baer, Broussard; Kathleen Marguerite Barnes, Lake Charles; Noor Abbas Deeb, Lake Charles; Shrijana Dhakal, Nepal; Carolina Y. Diaz-Hernandez, Colombia; Valerie Alyce Guinn, Jennings; Erica La’Trice Hampton, Harvey; Leslie King Hinch, Sulphur; Brittany Shirlene Kelly, Simpson; Brittany Naomi Landry, Iowa; Lauren Mackenzie LeBlanc, Opelousas; Michelle Claire Lippman, Lafayette; Melanie Lauren Lupo, Lake Charles; Lauren Elizabeth McGlathery, Lake Charles; Melissa Jane Nelson, Lafayette; Raeni Landry Petry, Kaplan; Meghan Renee Richard, Big Lake; Sami Leigh Richmond, Westlake; Bianca Anne Romero, Morse; Brittan Ashlea Steelman, Camden, Ark.; Jordan Leigh Stein, Sulphur; and Jonathon Scott Yellott, DeQuincy.
December 2010 graduates: Yan Cheng, Lake Charles; Amanda Katie Dawson, Westlake; Lindsay Denee Doucett, Sulphur; Kristina Rose Christophe Hebert, Lake Charles; Heather Renee Lafleur, Lake Charles; Thad Elter LeBoeuf, Lake Charles; Heather Elaine LeFer, Hayes; Sydney Claire Miller, Lake Charles; Vy Thuy Nguyen, Lake Charles; Katie Latiolais Primeaux, Rayne; Cynthia Sitz, DeRidder; Jada Whitney Smith, Lake Charles; Katie Thomason, Lake Charles; and Alicia Marie Trahan, Lake Arthur.
Master of Science in Nursing graduates: Beth-Anne Fondren Carson, Port Neches, Texas; Kristin Paige Dohmann, Lake Charles; Bobby James Fontenot, Lake Charles; Mary Darlene Hesse, Iowa; Sharon Graffeo Lowrey, Opelousas; and Mark Damian DeClouet, Lafayette.
Community members: Melonie Gentry, Westlake; Kermit Troy Thompson, Lake Charles.
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society recognizes superior achievement, the development of leadership qualities, fosters high professional standards, encourages creative work and strengthens the commitment to the ideals and purposes of the nursing profession.