The 2019-20 season for Louisiana Tech Athletics was memorable, to say the least. It was a season full of reasons to be proud.
Louisiana Tech hit the mark in early March when it appointed Devonia Love-Vaughn as Dean of Inclusive Initiatives and Student Success, a newly created position designed to ensure that every student on campus feels at home within the Tech Family.
Tech Top 5 began during the early days of the pandemic, not only as a welcome diversion from the problems caused by the virus, but also as a way to learn a little more about our Louisiana Tech University Family: students, staff, alumni, faculty, and friends.
At quitting time on a Wednesday in mid-March, the staff of the Office of Admissions stood quietly outside their offices searching for answers that didn’t exist. For a day that started out completely normal, the end came with the stark realization that this was the last time they would all see each other in person for quite a while.
A 2019 Conference USA All-Academic honoree, three-time C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll member and three-time C-USA Academic Medalist, Brianna Hood could get her schoolwork done pretty much anywhere until COVID-19 created the new challenge of spending what would have been her final cross country season back at home.
Wrapping up final projects and taking online exams from her kitchen table or bedroom office is not how Kellie Mounger envisioned her last quarter as an undergraduate.