MACC Holds ADN Pinning Ceremony
The Moberly Area Community College Associate Degree Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held on May 17, 2013, at the MACC Auditorium. Administrators presented pins to 35 nursing graduates.
The ADN program is an intensive, two-year commitment. MACC has agreements with area hospitals and clinics that allow ADN students to work alongside practicing nurses for 16 hours each week during the semester. Graduates are eligible to sit for national licensing exams and, upon passing, are qualified as Registered Nurses. The exam pass rate for MACC graduates is consistently over 90%.
This year's graduates were: Amy Bakke, Paula Bariana, Kimberly Black, Correy Brocco, Dominique Cartee, Crystal Cavanaugh, Meghan Coburn, Ashley Curtis, Amanda Donahue, Steven Dos Santos, Eva Gillespie, Megan Goodwin, Elizabeth Gunn, Brooke Harrington, Tiffany Heckart, Janet Hla, Briana Hodson, Linday Highman, Bridget Ide, Lacey Jack, Jasmine Johnson, Judy Kator, Katherine Kennedy, Julia Kimmons, Georgia Knock, Ashley Lanpher, Mallory Lister, Amber McKeal, Ashley Million, Caroline Million, Kyleene Powell, Elizabeth Schick, Megan Tegerdine, Jen Turpin, Logan Yount.
MACC President Dr. Evelyn E. Jorgenson, welcomed the graduates, their friends and family members to the ceremony. Lynn Ott, Vice President of Nursing at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall, MO, gave a motivational address. Ruth Jones, Director of Nursing and Allied Health, and MACC Dean of Career and Technical Education Jo Fey presented awards.
Kyleene Powell, of Moberly, was the recipient of the Clinical Excellence Award and Elizabeth Schick, of Columbia, was the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award. Amy Bakke, of Mexico, received the Missouri League of Nursing Outstanding Student of the Year Award.
A reception for friends and family followed the ceremony.
Moberly Area Community College is a two-year, nationally accredited college serving 16 counties in central and northeast Missouri. Founded in 1927, MACC now has seven locations and serves over 5000 students each semester in classroom and online experiences. For more information on available degree programs, visit macc.edu.
2013 MACC ADN Graduates, First Row (l-r) Julia Kimmons, Dominique Cartee, Amy Bakke, Judy Kator, Janet Hla, Brooke Harrington, Bridget Ide, Meghan Coburn, Jasmine Johnson. Second Row: Amanda Donahue, Lindsay Highman, Amber McKeal, Briana Hodson, Jen Turpin, Georgia Knock. Third Row: Paula Bariana, Correy Brocco, Megan Goodwin, Tiffany Heckart, Kyleene Powell, Elizabeth Schick, Ashley Curtis. Fourth Row: Ashley Lanpher, Ashley Million, Elizabeth Gunn, Caroline Million, Megan Tegerdine, Lacey Jack, Katherine Kennedy, Crystal Cavanaugh, Kimberly Black. Fifth Row: Logan Yount, Steven Dos Santos, Mallory Lister, Eva Gillespie.
(l to r): MACC Director of Allied Health, Ruth Jones; recipient of the Missouri League of Nursing Outstanding Student of the Year Award, Amy Bakke of Mexico; MACC Vice President for Instruction, Dr. Jeff Lashley; and Jo Fey, MACC Dean of Career and Technical Education.
(l to r): MACC Director of Allied Health, Ruth Jones; recipient of the Academic Excellence Award, Elizabeth Schick of Columbia; MACC Vice President for Instruction, Dr. Jeff Lashley; and Jo Fey, MACC Dean of Career and Technical Education.
(l to r): MACC Director of Allied Health, Ruth Jones; recipient of the Clinical Excellence Award, Kyleene Powell of Moberly; MACC Vice President for Instruction, Dr. Jeff Lashley; and Jo Fey, MACC Dean of Career and Technical Education.