Fletcher opens fall semester honoring long-standing employees

A total of 14 Fletcher Technical Community College employees were recognized for their combined 155 years of service to the organization.

Those recognitions were handed out on Aug. 12 when Fletcher faculty and staff gathered in the Wellness Center of Thibodaux Regional Medical Center for Convocation, which leads up to the start of the fall semester.

In addition to the employee recognition, employees learned about conflict management and customer service.



Fletcher Chancellor Dr. Kristine Strickland said she’s grateful for the long-standing employees at the local school – people who have touched literally thousands of lives in their careers.

“Congratulations to our faculty and staff on their recent anniversaries,” commented Chancellor Dr. Kristine Strickland. “The commitment they’ve shown to our institution, and more importantly to our students, is commendable. We appreciate their service and celebrate them as we begin this academic year.”

Celebrating anniversaries are:


25 Years: Janie Cypret, Nursing Assistant Master Instructor

20 Years: Keith Prejean, Electrical Assistant Master Instructor

15 Years: Terry Authement, Math Assistant Professor/Department Head, Tracy Carmichael, Accounting Instructor, Steven Lee, Director of Research and Development, Chera Woods, Accounting Specialist



10 Years: Terri Ferreira, Surgical Technology Instructor, Angela Pellegrin, Dean of Student Services

5 Years: Lynette Callahan, Business Instructor/Department Head, Nancy Clement, Interim Executive Dean of Technical Education, Stacey Guidry, Psychology Assistant Professor, Kelly LaRussa, English Instructor, Gina Naquin, Transition Coordinator, Kristine Strickland, Chancellor