Mrs. Sanders moved to New Orleans in 1994 after growing up in Hampton, VA., as the first-born child of John and Connie Boykin. Mrs. Sanders graduated from SUNO in 2011 with a bachelor degree in Biology. She currently teaches middle school science and religion at St. Peter Claver Catholic School in New Orleans.
Before she started teaching in 2012, Mrs. Sanders worked in the Mortgage Industry for 15 years. She serves on several local boards and organizations, and is a 4H volunteer with three school clubs.
The purpose of Honors and Awards Day is to encourage, recognize and applaud academic excellence among students. More than 700 students are slated to receive awards for exceptional scholarship, outstanding service and excellent leadership. The theme for this year's program is “SUNO Students: Representing Academic Excellence without Excuses.”
The program is open to the public. For information, contact Dr. Brenda Jackson, committee chair, at 504-286-5274.