The Central Texas College (CTC) Nursing Department awarded nursing pins to students completing the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) on Friday, December 13. A pinning ceremony was held in the Anderson Campus Center for 41 students who completed the required 71 credit hours of course work and clinical rotations in the ADN program. The pin symbolizes a medal of excellence and the passage of the student nurse role to that of a practicing nurse.
Guest speaker for the ADN ceremony was Lesa Murray RN, MSN of the Veterans Health Administration.
During the associate degree ceremony, Debra Cranfill was recognized as graduating with high honors for maintaining at least a 3.8 grade point average. Graduating with honors by maintaining a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.7 were Trenay Hawkins, Nicole Worth, Christine Quichocho, Heather Lacroix, Charles Bradley, Jelsea Brank, Nicole Cullen, Juana Groat, Samantha Nichols and Laura Smith.
Completing the CTC ADN program were:
Yemisi Abudu, Isioma Akinbule, Sonja Carothers, Amy Carroll, Amanda Ceniceros, Debra Cranfill, Nicole Cullen, Karla Currie, Cassandra Freed, Yolanda Galarza, Antoinette Galletti, Juana Groat, Rhiannon Hammitt, Trenay Hawkins, John Hudson, Brandi Jones, Chloral Joseph, Nyryby Julien, Heather LaCroix, Amber Lorenzana, Diann Mitchell, Drew Mosher, Dannette Osborne, Kathleen Pablo, Tyrontae Palmer, Kristin Pangelinan, Amanda Parker, Lina Perez, Christine Quichocho, Michelle Rand-Castillo, Codi Rich, Ashleigh Rodriguez, Brian Smith, Laura Smith, Brandon Thomas, Krystal Turnbow, Candace Walker, Brandi Williams and Nicole Worth.