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64 receive LVN certificates during May 9 ceremonies

Published or Revised May 13, 2013

LVN Award Winners

Pictured from the left, Kimberly Baldwin and Misty Pyron won the Hopkins-Nicholas Award. Pyron also won the award for highest grade point average. Matt Cox and Kathy Stacey won the Metamorphosis Award.

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Paris Junior College’s Heath Occupations Department held pinning ceremonies and handed out awards to 64 students receiving certificates in vocational nursing May 9 in the Hunt Center.

The Hopkins-Nicholas Award for outstanding performance in both classroom and clinical training went to Kimberly Baldwin of Greenville and Misty Pyron of Sulphur Springs. Pyron also received the award for highest grade point average. Matt Cox of Brookston and Kathy Stacey of Greenville were each given the Metamorphosis Award for exhibiting the most growth through the entire vocational program. Two students, Caryn Garnett of Caddo Mills and Amie Thomas of Campbell received the Texas Nursing Students Association appreciation award for outstanding participation.

Perfect attendance awards went to Julia Acosta of Pickton; Karen Boyd of Sulphur Springs; Sandra Cashion of Detroit; Sydney Cunningham of Paris; Kala Jackson of Sulphur Springs; Amanda Janes and Liz Nichols of Paris; Staci Osornio of Sulphur Springs; Misty Pyron of Sulphur Springs; Ashley Reppond and Lance Reppond of Como; Mark Self of Paris; Paul Soccio of Greenville; and Pat Zeigler of Lone Oak.

Clinical achievement awards went to Billie Broge, Briana Brooks, and Christal Thomas of Greenville; Jennifer Dunn of Quinlan; Tara Gross of Cooper; Megan House of Paris; Leslie McMahan of Caddo Mills; Karli Scott of Wylie; and Amie Thomas of Campbell.

Graduate vocational nurses and their hometowns are:

Paris: Bart Benefield, Alejandra Chavez, Sydney Cunningham, Raven Gomez, Megan House, Amanda Janes, Salena LeJeune, Liz Nichols, Mark Self, Isabel Torres, Lacy White

Blossom: Molly Pylant

Bogata: Sam Austin, Greg Sherrill

Brookston: Matt Cox

Caddo Mills: Caryn Garnett, Leslie McMahan

Campbell: Amie Thomas, Jennifer Whitlock

Commerce: Emily Murdock, Cynthia Vaughan

Como: Tiffany Eversole, Ashley Reppond, Lance Reppond

Cooper: Tara Gross

Cumby: Sarah Hall, Juliet Norsworthy

Deport: Kim Combs

Detroit: Sandra Cashion

Greenville: Kim Baldwin, Edna Belcher, Billie Broge, Briana Brooks, Britny Cleveland, Jennifer Dunn, Jennifer Ludford, Paul Soccio, Kathy Stacey, Christal Thomas

Honey Grove: Amy Gaither

Lone Oak: Pat Zeigler

Pickton: Julia Acosta

Quinlan: Stevie Aaron, Laura Duke

Quitman: Julia Syozitaro

Reno: Brittany Enox, Justin Enox, Amber Rhone

Roxton: Marlena Murphy

Sulphur Springs: Karen Boyd, Cassondra Donald, Kathy Froneberger, Jennifer Gleason, Wes Harrington, Carol Hill, Kala Jackson, Amy Morris, Staci Osornio, Misty Pyron, Amy Ridner, Jennifer Stinnett, Tyler Usher

Sumner: Lynnsie Lane

Wylie: Karli Scott

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