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PJC associate degree nursing students receive pins, awards

Published or Revised May 14, 2014

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At top, Paris Junior College held a pinning ceremony for the associate degree nursing ceremony on Thursday, May 8. Receiving awards were, from left: John Walker, Metamorphosis Award; Jennifer Stinnett, Clinical Achievement; Katie Towery, Student Choice Award; and Carol Hill, Academic Achievement. Middle: Perfect attendance awards went to (front row, from left): Christal Thomas, Sissy Baughn, Megan House, Tamika Russell, Kathy Stacey and Sydney Cunningham. From left, back row: Ted Baxley, Britny Cleveland, Charlotte Bennett, Humphrey Chama, Billie Broge, and Caryn Garnett. Below: Louisa Kessel, St. Joseph’s Community Foundation Executive Director, congratulated the Paris Junior College associate degree-nursing candidates and presented them with a rose when they received their pins. She did the same at the pinning ceremonies for PJC’s surgical technology, medical records coding and vocational nursing programs throughout the day.

Paris Junior College associate degree nursing students received pins during ceremonies held at Paris High School Weger Auditorium on May 8.

Louisa Kessel, St. Joseph’s Community Foundation Executive Director, congratulated the PJC associate degree-nursing candidates and presented them with a rose when they received their pins. She did the same at the pinning ceremonies for PJC’s surgical technology, medical records coding and vocational nursing programs held earlier that day.
The Academic Achievement Award for highest grade point average went to Carol Hill and the Outstanding Clinical Student Award to Jennifer Stinnett, both of Sulphur Springs.

The Metamorphosis Award for exhibiting the most growth through the entire program went to John Walker of Cunningham. Student Choice Award went to Katie Towery of Deport.

Perfect attendance recognition went to Sissy Baughn, Tad Baxley, Charlotte Bennett, Billie Broge, Humphrey Chama, Britny Cleveland, Sydney Cunningham, Caryn Garnett, Megan House, Tamika Russell, Kathy Stacey, and Christal Thomas.

Graduates and their hometowns include:

Bells: Crystal Faison
Bogata: Hailey Shirley
Brookston: Matthew Cox
Caddo Mills: Caryn Garnett and Leslie McMahan
Campbell: Amie Thomas
Carrollton: Valerie Bennett
Clarksville: Zach Jones
Commerce: Emily Murdock
Como: Travis Baxley, Ashley Reppond and Lance Reppond
Cunningham: John Walker
Dallas: Muna Abdela and Meti Dewele
Deport: Katie Towery
Detroit: Brandi McCulloch
Emory: Tamika Russell
Greenville: Adrienne Aimes, Kimberly Baldwin, Trinity Brandstetter, Billie Broge, Brian Brooks, Britny Cleveland, Jennifer Dunn, Kathy Stacey, Christal Thomas
Irving: Linda Oluoch
Lake Creek: Tara Gross
McKinney: Loreta Weaver
Paris: Sissy Baughn, Ted Baxley, Humphrey Chama, Alejandra Chavez, Megan House, Patricia Matsatsa, Amy Taylor and Isabel Torres-Carmona
Quinlan: Stephanie Aaron
Reno: Gerald Enox
Sulphur Springs: Debbie Chaney, Tiffany Eversole, Kathy Froneberger, Gina Gleason, Wesley Harrington, Carol Hill, Kala Jackson, Misty Pyron and Jennifer Stinnett
Sumner: Sydney Cunningham
Wylie: Karli Scott

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