NSU students named to Future Educator Honor Roll

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Students in Northwestern State University’s School of Education were honored by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Kim Hunter-Reed, and State Superintendent of Education John White for being named to the Future Educator Honor Roll. Alli Douet, a secondary education major who will graduate from NSU this fall; Layken Moore, a dual enrollment student from Anacoco High School who will attend NSU this fall to major in elementary education; Heidi Knight Pilcher, a graduating senior in early childhood education, were among 40 future teachers in the state in the first class of honorees recognized by the Louisiana Board of Regents in a program at the state capitol May 7. From left are NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio, Susan Roberts, instructor of education; Douet, Moore, Pilcher, Dr. Kimberly McCallister, dean of NSU’s College of Education and Human Development, and Dr. Katrina Jordan, director of NSU’s School of Education. A keynote address was provided by Kimberly Eckert, Louisiana’s 2018 Teacher of the Year, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees at NSU.