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WKCTC Nursing Students Receive Nursing Pins December 14 at Carson Center

West Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges Fall 2015 nursing pinning ceremony will be held Monday, December 14 at the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m.

Fifty nursing students will cross the stage to receive nursing pins in their respective programs with 35 receiving pins representing the completion of the associate degree in nursing program and 15 receiving pins representing the completion of the practical nursing program.

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

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

Calloway County
Jael Becker and Meaghan Lawrence

Carlisle County
Marsha Caughlin

Fulton County
Chunli Lin and Jenny Jones

Graves County
Candice Baumgardner, Molly Clapp, Nozomi Dickson, Zachary Doughty, Kelsey Ferguson, Richard Martin, Alexis Moore, Jacquilyn Skinner and Esther Tucker

Livingston County
Cyndel Bebout and Jessica Wingham

Lyon County
Amy Defew

Marshall County
Misty Key, Megan Keogh and Matthew White

McCracken County
Ashlee Brewer, Christian Davidson, Danielle Elmore, Scytha Freeman, Alissa Marshall, Patricia Melroy, Tasha Redman, Laura Spadafino, Taylar Thompson, Kelli Throgmorton, Alison Warford and Emily Wilson

Massac County

Tracy Burkhart, Kerstin Weatherbee and Shawnie Weaver

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

Ballard County
Brooke Forrester and April Pemberton

Calloway County
Brandon Reeves

Caldwell County
Ariel Phelps

Graves County
Lauren Summerville and Alexandria Webb

Livingston County
Jennifer Brown

Lyon County
Wendi Leitner

McCracken County
Cynthia Ballard, Mindy Holcomb, Lilly Kaler, Jasmine Milburn, Anna Riddle, Jennifer Skaggs and Alberta Terry

The 2015 Commencement will follow the nursing pinning ceremony at 7 p.m. Over 800 WKCTC students are eligible to participate in commencement.

Registration for spring classes at WKCTC is currently underway. Call 1-(855) GO-WKCTC or visit for class offerings. Spring classes begin January 11.