Graduates of the 2011 Practical Nursing program at St. Charles (Mo.) Community College were honored March 12 in a pinning ceremony celebrating the culmination of their nursing education.Nursing graduate Becca Prinsen receives her pin.
St. Charles graduates include Humphrey Kiama, LaTonya Long, Cindy Smith, Angela Warren and Crystal Wilson. St. Peters graduates were Ellen Costanza-Valiente, Ashley Gegg, Kelly Gowen, Shirley Moore, Becca Prinsen, Tonya Remick and Marcus Stevens.
St. Louis graduates were Tarra Green, Alicia Howard, Patricia Kabambe, Lucy Karimi, Amos Macharia, Jay Mehta, Anne Muchunu, Kennedy Phiri, Lala Supuni and Tameka Young Johnson.
Florissant graduates are Joseph Gathitu, John Kinoro, Lucy Mwangi, Michael Mwangi and Dainah Nduthu.Graduates, from left, Amos Macharia, Zipporah Macharia and Jay Mehta of recite the Florence Nightingale Pledge.
Other area graduates include Maryanne Chege, Jaimie Escudero, Phyllis Gachii, Geniece Hughes, Olga Lorenz, Zipporah Macharia, Krystal Mikuleza, Agnes Nduthu, Lynn Tonioli-Taylor and Susan Wanyoike.
The Practical Nursing Program at SCC prepares licensed practical nurses to administer safe, patient-centered nursing care. Graduates are awarded a certificate of achievement in practical nursing and are eligible to apply for the Practical Nurse Licensing Examination.