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WKCTC Nursing Students Receive Nursing Pins December 12 at Carson Center

PADUCAH, KY (December 5, 2016) - West Kentucky Community amp; Technical Colleges Fall 2016 nursing pinning ceremony will be held Monday, December 12 at the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m.

Forty-eight nursing students will cross the stage to receive nursing pins in their respective programs with 26 receiving pins representing the completion of the associate degree in nursing program and 22 receiving pins representing the completion of the practical nursing program.

The pinning ceremony is a symbolic welcoming of recently graduated nurses into the nursing profession.

Those receiving pins for the associate degree in nursing are listed by county residence.

Ballard County
Meredith Bradley, Veronica Perez-Rodriguez, Autumn Seger

Calloway County
Teresa Fortenberry

Christian County
Courtney Utley

Graves County
Jessica Cope, Courtney Haley, Hannah Hoover, Leon Lauck

Marshall County
Kelly Bradham, Michael Gray, Rebecca Myhand, Heather Sutton, Meagan York

McCracken County
Maximillian Curry, Shaina Francis, Khara Gaskamp, Devin Haneline, Nichole Henderson, Nicole King, Allison Lowe, Lazonda Polk, Jearld Pullen, Jon Russell

Livingston County
Stephanie Rudd, Ashley Wright

Those receiving pins for practical nursing are listed by county residence.

Caldwell County
Hilliary Cobb

Fulton County
Naureen Rendleman

Graves County
Meagan Prince, Kayla Hendley, Andrea Jerome, Anna Nicole Lynch

Lyon County
Christine Jarrard, McKenzie Guess Williams

Marshall County
Devin Giurintano, Shiloh Hega, Sara Johnston, Lauren Looney, Sherry Shearer, Raya Turner, Haley Watkins, Amanda Williams

McCracken County
Stephanie Morris, Joshua Pulley, Ashley Strong, Shellon Troutt, Melody Vandiver, Sarah Vasquez

The 2016 Commencement ceremony will follow the nursing pinning ceremony. Nearly 800 WKCTC students are eligible to participate in the ceremony, which begins at 7 p.m.

Registration for spring classes at WKCTC is currently underway. Call1-(855) GO-WKCTC or visitwestkentucky.kctcs.edufor class offerings. Spring classes begin January 9.