Angelina College’s Vocational Nursing program on Wednesday recognized 36 new nurses in the annual Pinning Ceremony held at Temple Theater on the AC campus.
Graduates of the program included those from the Lufkin, Crockett and Jasper campuses.
Winifred Ferguson-Adams, Associate Dean of Instruction of AC’s Health Careers Division, addressed the honorees.
“All of your instructors, including myself, are nurses,” Ferguson-Adams said. “By approving your graduation tonight, we are saying we trust your abilities enough to put our lives in your hands.”
The graduates include the following:
Lufkin campus – Ariadna Amaro, Priscilla Brandt, Jessica Buenrostro, Daniel Castillo, Melanie Chittum, Mariah Conner, Katherine Craft, Satori Doyle, Devin Fletcher, Melodey Gauman, Dolores Jacobo, Yadira Juarez, Jennifer Luna, Lisette Marrero-Martinez, Katie McElveen, Lonesha Mosley, Steven Moulder, Sylvia Padillo, James Parrish, Melba Pope, Heather Richson, DeMichael Robinson, Teya Simmons, Lauren Smith, Stephen Stockman, Margarita Vargas, Rebekah Walsh and Te’Undra Williams.
Crockett campus – Hillary Armstrong, Makaila Brown, Shelly Brown, Latonia White and Amy Wisdom.
Jasper campus – Jasmine Blake, Nella Newman and Janice Russell.
AC’s Nursing instructors include Winifred Ferguson-Adams, Division Director; Amber Murphy, VN Program Coordinator; Charlet Blades, Crockett VN Instructor; Patricia Hooks, Jasper VN Instructor; Jacquelyn McClain, Lufkin VN Instructor; Brian Opella, Lufkin VN Clinical Instructor; Beverly Moreland, Lufkin VN Clinical Instructor; Mary Smith, Lufkin VN Clinical Instructor; and Carrie Zavala, Lufkin VN Clinical Instructor.
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