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Cave City, Ky. (May 2, 2018) – Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) held its nursing pinning ceremony for PN students Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The ceremony took place at the Cave City Convention Center.

The College honored twenty-four PN students from the Glasgow Campus. Awards and recognitions were presented by various health care facilities in the area.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, the candidates recited the Florence Nightingale Pledge, a time-honored tradition of the nursing profession.

Practical Nursing students recognized:

Adair County
Tonya Franklin*

Allen County
Kathy Colón*, Sara Neff**

Barren County
Courtney Ballard*, Brittany Birge*, Emily Blair*, Rayli Howard*, Ann Lee*, Bailee Mayes**, Page Murley, Kaycee Weber*

Butler County
Ashley Britt*

Hart County
Leah Kearney**, Megan Kilburn*, Jericca Nuckols**

Metcalfe County
Darby Acree, Kristi Davis

Monroe County
Alaysha Ford**, Rebecca Ford, Logan Thomas*, Avery Turner*

Warren County
Ashley Denney**, Alba Esquivel*, Justin Mercer*

*Designates Associate in Applied Science (AAS)  ** Designates Associate in Science (AS)


Awards Presented:

Darby Acree - Golden Bandage Scissors Award Presented by Shea Wilson, RN, CNO, T.J. Samson Hospital

Ally Ford - Ann K. Rogers Nursing Award Presented by Nancy Steele, President of Glasgow B&PW Club

Avery Turner - Village Manor Excellence in Geriatrics Award Presented by Heather O’Banion, ED of Village Manor

Ashley Denney - Mollie Carmon Obstetrical Award Presented by April Shive, RN, SKYCTC Associate Professor

Darby Acree - Pharmacology Award Presented by Peggy Fishburn, RN,  KY State LPN Organization

Rayli Howard - Diversicare Clinical Award Presented by Laurie Norris, RN, DON,  Diversicare of Glasgow

Kristi Davis Dr. Phillip Bale Mental Health Award presented by Larry Gearlds, HR Director Glasgow State Nursing Facility

Page Murley - NHC Better Way Award presented by Tiffany Saltsman, DON, NHC Health Care

Kaycee Weber - Joy Rudenga Memorial Award Presented by Brittany Bourque, RN, SKYCTC Associate Professor, Sponsored by the Family of Joy Rudenga

Ashley Britt - Perfect Attendance Award Presented by Traci Gentry, RN, SKYCTC Associate Professor

SKYCTC has been producing highly trained nurses for the region since 1957.