Northwestern State University awarded second diplomas to 50-year graduates who earned degrees from the school in 1963.

Northwestern State University awarded second diplomas to 50-year graduates who earned degrees from the school in 1963. The alumni were feted with a reception and participated in commencement ceremonies on May 10. Honored were, front row from left: Mildred Norris, JoAnn Powell, Helen Moses, Jerry Varnado, Gary Acklin, Judy Boone, Peggy Smith, Sara Hiern, Catherine Milne, Errol McRae, Nelda Loftin, Arnetta Hyams and Carolyn Weber; second row, from left: Peggy Malmstrom, Linda Reese, Paul Thiel, Sue Peterson, Glendon Marshman, Bettye Lou Bennett, Mabel Coussons, Doris Graham, Juanita St. Andria, Anna Cook, Lorene Jones and Kay Payne; third row, from left: Shearon Guidry, Dell Morgan, Al Jeanfreau, Annie Scriber, Martha Avegno, Ruth Pletz, Russell Gahagan, Doris LeBlanc, Madeline Coby, Kathryn Slack, Jerry Lary, Buddy Hyams, Edgar Lee Johnson and Donald Bush; fourth row, from left: Joe Cornett, Virginia Blanton, Wayne Parker, Richard Mason, Frank Burton, Bill Winterrowd, Theresa Catteruccia, Gale Winn, JoNell Knotts, Pat Corie, Joynce Sisk and Myrtle Pattin; fifth row, from left: Billy St. Andre, Leonard Blanton, Glenn Kramel, Allen Doughty, Allen Swilley, Marilyn Lloyd, Marian Doty, Virginia McConnell, Nettles Brown and Johnny Sisk; and back row, from left: Curtis Masingill, Norm Hicks, Iutress Cooley, John Martin, John Bolin, J.L. Ford, Robert Barrett.,Smokey Johnson, Elmer Hermes, Frank Adams, Don Phillips, William Durand, Allen Holland, Mack Knotts and Walt Weaver.