2022 Northwestern State Homecoming Honor Court announced

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Members of Northwestern State University’s 2022 Homecoming Honor Court are, from left, Jesus Bravo, Natalee Cook, Nicholas “Nick” Knotts, Mary Scruggs, Zach Remedies, Zoe Johnson, Tristan Dotson, Alexandria “Alex” Walker, Scott Fowler, Jordan Richardson, Bailey Willis (Queen), Ebenezer “Eb” Aggrey (King), Mariah Kador, Payten Vidourek, Kaitlyn Gaines, Waylon Washington, Zoë Nelson, Nicholas Cooksey, Morgan “ Meaux” Landry, Jonatan Jimenez, Ar’Nijah Bradley and William Roberson.

Bailey Willis of Opelousas and Ebenezer “Eb” Aggrey of Baton Rouge were selected as queen and king of the 2022 Homecoming Honor Court at Northwestern State University.

Willis and Aggrey are part of a 22-member honor court, which will participate in activities during Homecoming Week at Northwestern State and will be presented at halftime of the Homecoming game against Southeastern Louisiana on Oct. 23.
The court also includes Ar’Nijah Bradley of Grand Cane, Jesus Bravo of Joaquin, Texas, Natalee Cook of Vivian, Nicholas Cooksey, Jonatan Jimenez and Jordan Richardson of Bossier City, Tristan Dotson of Shreveport, Scott Fowler, William Roberson and Mary Anna Scruggs of Natchitoches, Kaitlyn Gaines and Alexandria Walker of Baton Rouge, Zoe Johnson of Morgan City, Mariah Kador of Oscar, Nick Knotts of Haughton, Morgan “Meaux” Landry of New Iberia, Zoё Nelson of New Orleans, Zachary Remedies of Zwolle, Payten Vidourek of Sanger, Texas, and Waylon Washington of Coushatta.

Willis is a junior secondary education major and is the daughter of Christopher Willis and Alvada Willis. She is president of the Student Government Association and the 2022 Miss Northwestern-Lady of the Bracelet. Willis participated in the Lamar Governor’s Fellows Program. She is a member of Helping Hands, Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, the African American Caucus and participated in the President’s Leadership Program. Willis was a freshman orientation leader and Demon peer mentor.

Aggrey is a junior accounting major and is the son of Ebenezer and Georgina Aggrey. He is an Alumnus of the Presidential Leadership Program and currently serves as Vice President of the Student Government Association. Aggrey is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Demon Volunteers in Progress., the Student Athlete Advisory Council, and the Demon Track & Field Team. He is a participant in the Reginald F. Lewis Scholars Program, serves as secretary of the Theta Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and is a co-founder of Black Male Alliance. Aggrey is the inaugural recipient of the James Carter Exemplary Leadership Award and the Steve McCarthy Citizenship Award presented by the Southland Conference. He has been named to the President’s list as well as Honor’s list.

Bradley is a senior biology major with a biomedical concentration and is the daughter of Constance Boyd and the late Earnest Bradley. She is a member of Helping Hands, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society , Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society, NAACP and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated where she serves as president. Bradley has remained on the President’s List and Dean’s List since her freshman year.

Bravo is the son of Milo and Maria Bravo. He is a junior accounting major. Bravo was in the President’s Leadership Program and involved with the Office of First Year Experience. He is a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress. Bravo was a member of the Demon football team. He has been on the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor List.

Cook is a senior elementary education major and is the daughter of Vanessa Cook. She is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Purple Jackets, Order of Omega, Alpha Lambda Delta and Demon Volunteers in Progress. Cook is a three-year Morgan Extra Mile Scholarship Recipient, She is president of Purple Jackets, president of Order of Omega and served as a two-time freshman orientation leader.

Cooksey is a junior history major and is the son of Sean and Sally Cooksey and Melinda Cooksey. He is the Internal Vice President of Pi Kappa Alpha, former president of Alpha Lambda Delta, senator at large in the Student Government Association, and an active member of Demon Volunteers in Progress, Interfraternity Council, Order of Omega, Catholic Student Organization, Demon Mentor Network and Students for Animal Protection. Cooksey was a freshman orientation leader. He is a President’s and Dean’s List student, a 2020 Elks Lodge Outstanding Student Scholarship recipient and 2021 Returning Sophomore Scholarship recipient, a 2022 Alpha Lambda Delta TROW Undergraduate Scholarship Recipient and 2022 Louisiana Police Jury Association Scholarship recipient.

Dotson is the son of Kenneth and Yolanda Dotson and is a theatre major with a concentration in musical theatre. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the Lifted Voice Gospel Choir, NAACP and Student Theatre Organization.

Fowler is a junior business administration major and is the son of Blake and Kara Fowler. He is President of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and is a member of the President’s Leadership Program where he was a mentor, Alpha Lambda Delta, Order of Omega, Demon Volunteers in Progress, the Demon Mentor Network and was a freshman orientation leader. Fowler was named NSU Greek Man of the Year and received the Kappa Sigma Donald C. Dilley, Jr. Scholarship-Leadership Award and was selected Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority Man of The Year. He is a President’s List student and is a recipient of the Gallaspy Scholarship and Pam Miller Scholarship.

Gaines is a senior strategic communications major with a minor in hospitality management and tourism and the daughter of Lonnie and Ireon Gaines. She is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity, the Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band, Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, Order of Omega, Purple Jackets Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and is active in the University Programming Council. Gaines is a President’s List and Dean’s List student and received the Sisterhood Ring presented by Kappa Chi chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi.

Jimenez is the son of Roberto Jimenez and Ana Damian. He is a senior biology major with a biomedical concentration and a minor in chemistry. Jimenez is the secretary and past historian of Pi Kappa Phi, current treasurer and past senator-at-large for the Student Government Association, member of Tri Beta, Helping Hands, Order of Omega,  African American Caucus, a member of Alpha Epsilon Delta, and the Demon Dental Society.  He is an alumnus of the President’s Leadership Program. Jimenez is a recipient of the David D. Morgan Extra Mile Scholarship and David D. Morgan First Generation Scholarship.

Johnson is a junior business administration major with a focus on marketing and is the daughter of Sonya Johnson and Michael Johnson. She is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, Demon Volunteers in Progress, Demon Mentor Network and Purple Jackets. Johnson was a freshman orientation leader. She is a recipient of the Morgan Extra Mile Scholarship

Kador is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kador, Sr. and is a junior double biology and microbiology major with concentrations in biomedical and health and medical professions. She was in the President’s Leadership Program and currently serves as a mentor. Kador is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, served as a freshman orientation leader and is in the Demon Mentor Network. She is speaker of the senate in the Student Government Association, captain of the Purple Pizzazz Pom Line, a member of the Purple Jacket Honor Society, Helping Hands, and is a committee head for Demon Volunteers in Progress. Kador is vice president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She is a Dean’s List student and received the Purple Heart award from the Pom Line.

Knotts is a junior business administration major and is the son of Mike and Bridgette Knotts and Susanne and Mike Sewell. He is a President’s List student and has been a freshman orientation leader and participated in the President’s Leadership Program, First Year Experience and Demon Volunteers in Progress.

Landry is a senior biology pre-med major and is the daughter of Miranda Landry. She is the 2022 Miss NSU. Landry is a member and past section leader of the Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band and President of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Service Fraternity. She is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity, has served CPC as a Gamma Chi, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Catholic Student Organization, Purple Jackets, Order of Omega, Demon Mentor Network, Natchitoches Lions Club and serves as a Presidential Ambassador. Landry is vice president for the American Society for Microbiology and treasurer for Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society. She is a third year JOVE Research Scholar, 2022 Pi Kappa Phi Rose Queen and recipient of an Academic Excellence Scholarship, Outstanding Student Award and Presidential Honors Scholarship.

Nelson is a junior nursing major and the daughter of Zena Nelson and Barry Nelson. She serves as social media head of the Student Nurses Association. Nelson is a member of the Exquisite Eta Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, secretary of the National Pan-Hellenic Council and secretary of the Mu Phi Chapter of the Order of Omega Greek Honor Society. Nelson is the preceding public relations officer of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, has participated in the President’s Leadership Program, Demon Volunteers in Progress and served on the Leadership NSU Committee and the Residential Life Committee. Nelson is a recipient of the Hettie Fincher Scholarship and Entergy Community Scholarship.

Remedies is a junior hospitality management and tourism major and is the son of Anna and Kenny Remedies. He is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha where he serves as health and safety executive and is active in the Student Government Association. Remedies is president of Students for Animal Protection and a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress, Tri Beta, Catholic Student Organization, Demon Mentor Network and the Archery Club. He has been named to the Dean’s List and Honor List.

Richardson is the daughter of Shawn Richardson and Tasha Lacy-Richardson. She is a senior psychology major and is the president of the African American Caucus and a member of Helping Hands. She is active in the Student Government Association and is part of the Kappa Phi Sisterhood, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, a three-year volunteer with the Demon VIP program, and a four-year member of the Spirit of Northwestern Marching band. Richardson was a freshman orientation leader and was in the  President’s Leadership Program. She is a Dean’s List and Honor List student.

Roberson is a senior health and physical education major and is the son of Bishop William and Jeannine Roberson. He is part of the Call Me Mr. Educator’s Program  and is president and founder of NSU’s Black Male Alliance. Roberson is a member of the 2022 Demon Network Program, the NAACP, African American Caucus, Helping Hands and is a NSLS facilitator. He is secretary of NABJ and president  of the Theta Chi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He is a member of the National Pan-Hellenic Council  and Order of Omega. Roberson was Theta Chi Chapter Brother of the Month for Sept. 2021 and Theta Chi Chapter Brother of the Year for 2021-22 and 2022-23. He was selected to the 2021 Homecoming Court and is a Call Me Mister Scholarship recipient and 2022-23 Louisiana Assistant District Director.

Scruggs is the daughter of Sammy and Connie Scruggs and is a junior strategic communications major. She is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Alpha Lambda Delta and was a President’s Leadership Program member and mentor. Scruggs is a member of Demon Volunteers in Progress was a freshman orientation leader and serves as a Student Government Association senator. She is a member of the Order of Omega, Demon Mentor Network Program and the Catholic Student Organization. She is a President’s List and Honor List student.

Vidourek is a senior business administration major and is the son of Kathy and Steve Vidourek. He is the secretary of Pi Kappa Alpha, a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Demon Volunteers in Progress, the Demon track and field team where he made All-Southland Conference in the indoor mile, the Student Athletic Advisory Council and Students for Animal Protection.  He also currently serves as a university mentor with the Demon Mentor Network.  He was a freshman orientation leader and 2022 Gentleman of the Year for Pi Kappa Alpha. He is also an Honor List student.

Walker is a senior psychology and music business major and the daughter of Valerie Walker and Dana Walker. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, The NAACP, National Pan-Hellenic Council, African American Caucus and Lifted Voices Gospel Choir. Walker is active in the Student Government Association and is the recipient of an NSU music scholarship for piano. She is an Honor List student.

Washington is a senior communications major and is the son of Martin and Angela Washington. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the NABJ and the NAACP. Washington was a recipient of the annual Luther W. Lott Sr. Memorial Scholarship. He was a member of the Demon football team, was on the 2020-2021 Southland Conference commissioners’ fall honor roll and was an Honor List student.