Clarkesville, GA – North Georgia Technical College’s Practical Nursing students from the Currahee campus recently received their pins in a private graduation ceremony at the college. Pinning ceremonies are a traditional nursing practice that honors students prior to beginning their careers in healthcare.
The following Practical Nursing students received their pins: Angel Beck of Toccoa, Ga.; Jessica Bray of Cornelia, Ga.; Raneshia Brown of Royston, Ga.; Allyson Carroll of Gainesville, Ga.; Alexis Castaneda of Eastanollee, Ga.; Kaitlyn Clark of Toccoa, Ga.; Alisha Colbert of Wiley, Ga.; Tamara Gober of Cornelia, Ga.; Jenna Isbell of Cornelia, Ga.; Lauren Isbell of Toccoa, Ga.; Cassandra Isom of Athens, Ga.; Tammy Long of Hartwell, Ga.; Angela Merritt of Lavonia, Ga.; Jessica Rider of Clarkesville, Ga.; Madelyne Simpson of Hartwell, Ga.; Gracyn Stewart of Clarkesville, Ga.; Ashley Warden of Toccoa, Ga.; and Darlene Williams of Toccoa, Ga.
“It was an honor to recognize the hard work and dedication of our 2022 Practical Nursing graduates during the pinning ceremony,” said NGTC Practical Nursing Program Director/Instructor Kim Randall. “It is always enjoyable to witness their family and friends celebrating their accomplishments. I know these students will do great things in their future.”
“It was a pleasure to honor our outstanding Practical Nursing graduates and congratulate them on achieving an incredible milestone in their lives,” said NGTC Dean of Academic Affairs Christy Bivins. “Nurses are the heart of our healthcare system, and these NGTC graduates will be the professionals that our community counts on in our times of need. With their commitment to educational excellence and achievement, we know that our healthcare facilities will continue to provide quality care for many years to come.”
“NGTC takes great pride in its nursing programs and has enjoyed a great deal of success with licensure pass rates and placement rates,” said NGTC Vice President of Academic Affairs Mindy Glander. “These graduates will assist to assuage the nursing workforce shortage. We know these students will have great success in their careers as our faculty ensure they are prepared for their future roles as nurses.”
For more information regarding the Practical Nursing program or other Health Sciences programs at NGTC, visit northgatech.edu or call 706-754-7700.