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Lake Land College welcomes more than 50 new nurses to the field at annual pinning

 At the 2013 Lake Land College associate degree in nursing pinning ceremony, 52 graduating nurses received their pins. 

 Stephanie Christopherson, Tuscola, received the Marilyn Fuqua Thompson Nursing Award. This award is given each year to a graduating student who is considered to be the all-around best student in the class.  The student must be professionally superior and morally responsible, be capable of making wise decisions, be compassionate and caring, be dedicated and possess common sense and a strong scientific knowledge base, demonstrate superior technical skills, possess superior communication skills and composure, often in crises situations. Christopherson’s name will be engraved on a plaque that is located in the nursing skills lab in Neal Hall.

 Kristin Ives, Mattoon, received the Associate Degree Nursing Peer Award.  This award was voted on by the students.  The recipient of this award is chosen because of his or her clinical and scholastic performance, willingness to help other students, professionalism, maturity and spirit.  The award is characterized by a true team player who also is considered a leader.

During the ceremony, the following were honored:

Lisa Adams, Casey

Bethany Bauman, Toledo

Dalton Bell-Trego, Paris

Jennifer Brewer, St. Louis

Jared Brown, Mattoon

Lanie Brown, Marshall

Kristen Bryant, Neoga

Jill Burke, Teutopolis

Hope Campbell, Brownstown

Stephanie Christopherson, Tuscola

Andrea            Cutler, Altamont

Alana Degironne, Mattoon

Haili Denning, Neoga

Nathan            Foreman, Effingham

Ann Franz, Shelbyville

Jackie Haarmann, Mason

Stacey Hagerstrom, Effingham

Kaci Hammer, Altamont

Christina Henry, Oakland

J'nai Huckaba, Mattoon

Kristin Ives, Mattoon

Jill Jonas, Effingham

Kristen Knight, Charleston

Samantha Leasher, Mason

Kate Loudon, Charleston

Julie Lynch, Shelbyville

Emily Masulis, Mattoon

Serena Meade, Effingham

Brittany Meinhart, Teutopolis

Ashley Mette, Watson

Nicole  Miller, Charleston

Angela Morris, Marshall

Bret Myers, Effingham

Courtney Nichols, Findlay

Annie  Plunkett, Paris

Lindsey Pontious, Watson

Charolette Pursion, Effingham

Kristen Raddatz, Effingham

Brittany Rauch, Teutopolis

Tara Rogers, Paris

Rachel Schlanser, Beecher City

Misty Shick, Mattoon

Nikki Shields, Beecher City

Angela Sloat, Kansas

Becca Smith, Louisville

Cherode Sowers, Neoga

Catherine Tillman, St. Louis

Christinna Tomaw, Greenup

Amy Trimble, Newton

Teresa  Vernon, Casey

Kindra Wilkins, Casey

Trenton Yoder, Arthur

 

 

Cutline:  More than 50 graduates received their pins at the 2013 Lake Land College associate degree in nursing pinning ceremony. Kristin Ives, Mattoon, received the Associate Degree Nursing Peer Award. The award was presented by Jim Hull, right, vice president for academic services. 



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