NFCC honors 2012 Practical Nursing graduates
Pinning and Lamp Lighting Ceremony marks beginning of new journey for graduates
MADISON, FL – North Florida Community College honored its Practical Nursing Class of 2012 with a traditional Pinning and Lamp Lighting Ceremony on July 19 at Van H. Priest Auditorium. Eight Practical Nursing graduates were recognized and took part in the ceremony’s Lighting of the Lamps and Reciting of the Nightingale Pledge. Two graduates received special recognition: Sealy Crider (South Carolina) received the Excellence in Clinical Setting Award and Jannah Hancock (Duval County) received the Certificate of Academic Achievement for the Practical Nursing Program.
The pinning ceremony is a special moment for graduates and marks the beginning of each student’s career as a professional nurse. NFCC graduate Courtney Pape (Hamilton County) was recognized as the “Keeper of the Light” who will return next year to pass along the Lamp Lighting tradition to the next class of Practical Nursing graduates.
NFCC’s 2012 Practical Nursing graduates are:
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Guest speaker Nita Fico talks about future challenges facing every day nurses.
Jannah Hancock receives the Certificate of Academic Achievement for the Practical Nursing Program
Graduates celebrate in the Lighting of the Lamp ceremony.
Robin Pearson awards Sealy Crider with Excellence in Clinical Setting Award.