DSCC nursing candidates receive pins
Posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 8:02 pm
Dyersburg State Com-munity College’s Division of Nursing recently presented nursing pins to 28 students at a special pinning ceremony held at First Christian Church in Dyersburg. The nursing pin represents completion of the associate of applied science degree requirements for nursing.
A total of 1,008 nursing students have graduated from the program since its beginning in 1980.
The awards presented included: Friend of Nursing, Brenda Springfield; Schol-astic Award, Jenny Davis; Clinical Practice Award, Nakishua Gauldin; Peggy Pendergrast Faculty Award, Erica Stephens; and Friend-ship Award, all nursing students.
The newly-established Cindy Parker Spirit of Nursing award was presented to Jenny Davis. The award is given memory of DSCC nursing graduate and flight nurse Cindy Parker, who died in a medical evacuation helicopter crash earlier this year.
Among those who graduated from the program were Tabitha Williams of Bells; Elizabeth K. Williams of Brighton; Brandlin Sanders of Brownsville; Pam Pence of Covington; Brenda Brinkley, Cara Bryan, Jenny Davis, Lauren Dharamsy, Nakishua Gauldin, Ross Hamilton, Felisia Jones, Cristy Richards and Erica Stephens, all of Dyersburg; Jennifer Adcock of Erwin; Amber Tibbs of Friendship; Debra Castleman of Gleason; Hilary Nicole Agee and Rachael Comeaux, both of Halls; Christy Simpson of Henning; Brittney Johnson of Jackson; Sarah Griggs of Kenton; Symantha Reed of Martin; Joshua Taylor of Newbern; Demetric Bryant and Brandy Latham, both of Ripley; Tara Mitchell of Trenton; Lisa Zalsman of Troy; and Lee Ann Spicer of Union City.
For more information about the nursing program, contact DSCC dean of nursing Faye Sigman at (731) 286-3398 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Published in The Messenger 5.26.10