Spring 2021 Nursing Pinning Ceremony recognizes 39

May 24, 2021 | Alumni, Applied and Natural Sciences, Students

Thirty-nine graduates received their professional Louisiana Tech nursing pins May 21, as Tech’s Division of Nursing held its Pinning Ceremony for the Spring 2021 graduates in Howard Auditorium.

Each student was presented a commemorative Nightingale Lamp provided by Northern Louisiana Medical Center. The Pinning Ceremony culminates in the recitation of the Nightingale Pledge by the students.

Following spring commencement, the graduates become eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses in the United States and Canada, to become Registered Nurses.

Student nurses await the pinning ceremony.

The 39 graduates are as follows:

  • Shelby Anders
  • Kendall Berney
  • Sierra Black
  • Elizabeth Booth
  • Aubree Bouwel
  • Cameron Brown
  • Bradley Clift
  • Brianna Coleman
  • Dalton Cook
  • Katy Craighead
  • Alyssa Deason
  • Caleb Edwards
  • Tiffany Dodson
  • Mandi Gresham
  • Kamryn Hamilton
  • Brandon Hearn
  • Lucas Hebert
  • Hayden Holley
  • LeeAnn Jones
  • Riley Kennon
  • Carley Kiper
  • Micah Little
  • Raven Meshell
  • Ainsley Osbon
  • Cora Pudwill
  • Karen Roller
  • Anna Claire Russo
  • Grady Sevier
  • Emily Sharp
  • Natalie Sims
  • Emma Smith
  • Sarah Snyder
  • Rebecca Speed
  • Madison Thomas
  • Shannon Toddy
  • Lauren Tompkins
  • Rita Tullos
  • Kimberly Tumey
  • Ronni Peyton Wolfe

Here are Friday’s special awards and winners:

  • Academic Excellence: LeeAnn Joones
  • Nursing Tenets of Tech: Mandi Gresham
  • Spirit of Patient Care: Dalton Cook, Kimberly Turney, Rebecca Speed, Kamryn Hamilton
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Mandi Gresham
  • Ambassador Recognition: Dalton Cook, Kamryn Hamilton, Sarah Snyder
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