2017 Distinguished Educators recognized

Northwestern State University’s Gallaspy College of Education and Human Development honored several alumni during Homecoming festivities with induction into the Hall of Distinguished Educators and recognition as Distinguished Young Professionals. From left are Dr. Vickie Gentry, dean of the College, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs; Billy Crawford of New Orleans, Jeffrey Powell of Plaquemine, Judy Lincecum Stewart of Broussard, Dr. Larry Gracie of Oriental, North Carolina; Sedrick Clark of Gladewater, Texas; Dr. Steve Horton and Dr. Connie Melder of Natchitoches and NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio. Those inducted into the Hall of Distinction earned a degree in one of NSU’s teacher preparation programs and are recognized for their contributions to the field of education at the local, state or national level.