MACC Graduates of the Practical Nursing and Surgical Technology Programs Awarded Scholarships, Receive Pins During Summer Ceremonies

   Forty-six (46) Moberly Area Community College (MACC) Practical Nursing students (PN) and Surgical Technology (ST) have been pinned between Columbia, Mexico, and Moberly Cohorts. The ceremonies were held on July 20, 21, 22, and 27, 2022. The events included recognition for academic achievements as well as words from various faculty, staff, and community members from MACC. [Columbia (PN held 7/20/22, ST held 7/27/22), Mexico (PN held 7/21), Moberly (PN held 7/22)] 

About the Programs:

Practical Nursing Program (PN): The 12-month (1 year) Practical Nursing (PN) certificate program provides both academic content and clinical experiences to prepare students to work in a variety of structured health care settings. Upon graduation from the MACC PN program, graduates will be able to work as client caregivers under the supervision of a Professional Registered Nurse or a Licensed Physician. The purpose of practical nurse education is to help the student to acquire those attitudes, skills, and knowledge essential to the role of a competent practical nurse. MACC’s PN program also offers intravenous therapy content and provides certification as outlined by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

Surgical Technologist Program (ST): Graduates of MACC’s Surgical Technology Program are prepared to provide quality patient care during the perioperative period. A key objective of the program is to provide skilled, professional practitioners to the surgical practice community. Practitioners are provided with a framework for lifelong learning through the program. After completing the program, students are required to take the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) exam.

Summer 2022 MACC Recognitions By Cohort:

MACC – Columbia Surgical Technology Cohort:

  • Clinical Excellence – McKenzie Marty (Centralia, MO)
  • Academic Excellence – Lena Kolostov (Columbia, MO)

MACC – Columbia Practical Nursing Cohort:

  • Boonslick Kiwanis Wayne Behymer Career Scholarship – Abby Ball (Columbia, MO), Reyna Cash (Kingdom City, MO); Kayce Fells, Eve Flake, Desiree Sapp (Columbia, MO)
  • Assistance League of Mid-Missouri Scholarship Award – Reyna Cash (Kingdom City, MO); Sarah Elliott, Desiree Sapp, Sue Williams (Columbia, MO)
  • Marie O’Keefe Scholarship Award – Taylor Jaegers (Linn, MO); Desiree Sapp, Sue Williams (Columbia, MO)
  • Health Science Division Scholarship Award – Kayce Fells (Columbia, MO)
  • Academic Excellence Award – Kayce Fells (Columbia, MO)
  • Clinical Excellence Award – Desiree Sapp (Columbia, MO)

MACC – Moberly Practical Nursing Cohort:

  • Mrs. Louise Roach Memorial Scholarship – Robert Antonio Rivera (Moberly, MO)
  • Clinical Excellence – Kiersten Block (Huntsville, MO)
  • Academic Excellence – Bethanie Kohls (Brookfield, MO)

MACC – Mexico Practical Nursing Cohort:

  • Griffin Family Foundation Scholarship – Kronesha Belcher (Mexico, MO) ; Ashly Brown (Kingdom City, MO)
  • Erwin Scholarship – Chloe Breedlove (Fulton, MO) ; McKenzie O’Connor (Centralia, MO)
  • O’Keefe Memorial Scholarship – Sandra Anderson(Fulton, MO); Emily David (Fulton, MO), and Lisa Sells (Mexico, MO)
  • Dean’s List for Spring 2022 – Savannah Littlefield (Fulton, MO)
  • President’s List for Spring 2022 – Chloe Breedlove (Fulton, MO)
  • President’s List for Fall 2021 – Savannah Littlefield, Chloe Breedlove (Fulton, MO)
  • Academic Excellence – Chloe Breedlove (Fulton, MO)
  • Clinical Excellence – Kronesha Belcher (Mexico, MO)

2022 Pinning Ceremony - Moberly
2022 Pinning Ceremony - Rock Bridge
2022 Pinning Ceremony - Stephen's
2022 Pinning Ceremony - Mexico
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