NFCC honors 2014 Registered Nursing graduates Pinning and Lamp Lighting Ceremony marks beginning of
MADISON, FL – North Florida Community College honored its Registered Nursing Class of 2014 with a traditional Pinning and Lamp Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 11 at NFCC’s Van H. Priest Auditorium. NFCC Allied Health Director Julie Townsend welcomed family and friends to the special occasion.
Eighteen RN graduates were recognized and took part in the ceremony’s Lighting of the Lamps and Reciting of the Nightingale Pledge. Four graduates received special recognition: Kaitlyn Loadholtz (Suwannee County) and Debby Perez (Lowndes County) received the 2014 Award for Outstanding Clinical Excellence; Victoria Pressley (Taylor County) received the 2014 Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement; Kelly Yagerlenger (Taylor County) received the 2014 Nightingale Award; and Caitlin Day (Madison County) was named the 2014 Keeper of the Light. Day will return next year to pass along the Lamp Lighting tradition to the next class of RN graduates.
The pinning ceremony is a special moment for RN graduates and marks the beginning of each student’s career as a professional nurse. In her remarks as guest speaker, NFCC Instructor Robin Pearson congratulated the new graduates and spoke of the impact they will have in their communities.
NFCC’s 2014 Registered Nursing graduates are:
RN Class of 2014
For more information on NFCC’s Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program or other Allied Health programs, contact NFCC Allied Health Advisor Debbie Bass at (850) 973-1662, email email@example.com or visit www.nfcc.edu/programs-of-study.