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PJC nursing students receive awards

Published or Revised June 06, 2017

Nursing Awards Spring 2017

Top: honored for perfect attendance at the associate degree pinning ceremony were, from left, Lane Manginell, Katie Harrington, Brianna Schroeder, Collin Thomas, Angela Thompson, and Kayla Presley. Second photo: at the associate degree nursing ceremony, Katie Harrington (left) won both Student Choice and Academic Achievement awards, Sarah Merritt received Clinical Achievement, and Anna Watson won the Metamorphosis Award. Center photo: licensed vocational nursing students Madison Oats of Cooper and Maddie Bowers of Paris received perfect attendance awards. Fourth photo: at the licensed vocational nursing program pinning ceremony Stacie Wheeler received the Highest Grade Point Average award, the Metamorphosis Award went to Brooke Nichols, and the Hopkins-Nicholas Award went to Brittany Hall. At bottom Louisa Kessell, St. Joseph’s Community Foundation Executive Director, is shown with the roses she distributed to students when they received their pins at the PJC nursing awards ceremonies.

Paris Junior College vocational and associate degree nursing students received awards during pinning ceremonies held during the final week of the spring semester.

Vocational nursing student perfect attendance awards went to Maddie Marie Bowers of Paris and Madison Rose Oats of Cooper.

During the vocational nursing ceremony, the Hopkins-Nicholas Award for outstanding performance in both classroom and clinical training went to Brittany Hall of Longview. The award for highest grade point average went to Stacie Wheeler of Paris. Brooke Nichols of Paris received the Metamorphosis Award for exhibiting the most growth since the beginning of vocational program.

At the associate degree nursing student ceremony, the Academic Achievement Award for highest grade point average went to Katie Harrington of Paris, who also received the Student Choice Award that is chosen by peers for the student best representing the nursing profession.

The Outstanding Clinical Student Award was given to Sarah Merritt of Paris. The Metamorphosis Award for exhibiting the most growth through the entire associate degree nursing program went to Anna Watson of Paris.

Associate degree perfect attendance awards went to Harrington, Lane Manginell of Detroit, Kayla Presley of Bagwell, and Brianna Schroeder, Collin Thomas, and Angela Thompson of Paris.

Louisa Kessel, St. Joseph’s Community Foundation Executive Director, congratulated the pinning candidates and presented them with a rose at each of the ceremonies held by PJC’s nursing programs.

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