Cynthia Moore-Landry, wife of Kenneth Landry Sr. of Broussard, is the Fall 2008 Outstanding Graduate for the College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions.

Moore-Landry, a nursing major, is the daughter of Bill and Gale Moore of Florida. She has been on the Dean’s List for eight semesters and is the recipient of the Lafayette Business and Career Solutions Scholarship for 2006, 2007, and 2008.

She’s been named an Outstanding Volunteer by the Navy Sea Cadets in 2006 and was Volunteer of the Month last March with the Lafayette Community Health Care Center.

On campus, she is a member of several student organizations like the UL Student Nurses Association, the Louisiana Student Nurses Association and the National Student Nurses Association. She has also been a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for six semesters and participated in four Career Days for the College.

From 2002-2006, she was a volunteer educator/instructor and chaperone for the U.S. Navy Sea Cadets Program – Cajun and Chenault Divisions. She also volunteers weekly at the Lafayette Community Health Care Clinic and does volunteer work for the American Heart Association Heart Walk, the Special Olympics and the CIS Conference in New Orleans.

As a senior classman on the Dean’s Council, Moore-Landry was responsible for coordinating senior portraits for the Nursing Department and organizing eight luncheons with local hospital groups for the graduating seniors.

In her Community Class, she was team leader for the Community as a Client group. They were awarded the Most Creative Award and the video produced by the group was chosen by the state of Louisiana for use in its safety training classes for boat operations.

Following graduation, Moore-Landry will be working for Lafayette General Medical Center in the ER. She plans to return to UL in Fall 2009 to start work on her master’s degree for Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator.

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