PADUCAH, KY (12/05/2017) For the first time, West Kentucky Community and Technical College's nursing pinning ceremony will be held as part of the 7 p.m. commencement ceremony Monday, December 11 at the Luther F. Carson Four Rivers Center.
Included in the nearly 1,200 candidates for graduation, thirty-one nursing students will cross the Carson Center stage to receive their associate degree nursing degrees, as well as their pins representing the completion of nursing program.
The pinning ceremony is a symbolic welcoming of recently graduated nurses into the nursing profession. This year's nursing graduate candidates join the graduates dating back to the college's first nursing class of 1964.
Those who qualify to receive their pins are listed by county residence.
Missy Cossey, David O'Neal, Brett Watson
Amanda Bennett, Sarah Houston, Brittany Inman, Christy Jensen, Alexis Kendall, Michelle Sanderson
Kaylee Draffen, Teresa Mcguins, Daren Meadows, Angela Sailer, Chris Wilcox, Robyn Wilkins
Jana Everette, Carlos Gonzalez, Hannah Green, Tanner Hagood, Levi Harris, Jantzen Holland, Nick Jagielo, Christine Kiely-granstaff, Bing Rounsavall, Dalcey Shelton, Adam Smith, Jesse Waters
West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) has been recognized as an Aspen Prize Top 10 Community College each of the four times the Prize has been awarded by the Aspen Institute and has twice been named a Finalist with Distinction for providing students with strong job training and continuing higher education opportunity, for achieving high completion and transfer rates, and for providing strong employment results for its graduates. For more information visit, westkentucky.kctcs.edu.