‘Pins’ presented to DSCC students

‘Pins’ presented to DSCC students

Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 8:01 pm

Dyersburg State Com-munity College’s Division of Nursing recently presented nursing pins to 27 students at the annual pinning ceremony held at First United Methodist Church in Dyersburg.
Among those who received their nursing pins was Jahnae Smothers of Rives; Katie Craddock Stover of Obion; Amber H. Craddock, Tracy S. Guess and Jason D. Johnston, all of Union City.
Jahnae Smothers was one of two recipients of clinical practice awards presented during the ceremony.
The nursing pin presented to the graduates of the program represents completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree requirements.
There were 23 women and four men in the 2011 graduating class.
Those in the graduating class ranged in age from 19 to 45, and the average age was 28.
The graduates live in nine counties across West Tennessee, including Obion, Dyer, Lauderdale, Tipton, Haywood, Shelby, Gibson,  Weakley and Crockett counties.
A total of 1,076 nursing students have graduated from the DSCC program since its beginning in 1980. A total of 44 students have been accepted for the program in Dyersburg that begins in August.

Published in The Messenger 5.18.11

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