East Liverpool Nursing Students Hold Pinning Ceremony
Kent State University at East Liverpool held its annual nursing pinning ceremony May 10, during which 34 students were recognized for receiving degrees this year through the associate degree in nursing (ADN) program.
Dr. Christina Riter, academic program director for the ADN program, presented the 2016 class of graduates, while nursing faculty members presented the students’ pins. Special guests included Dr. Steve Nameth, dean of the Kent State East Liverpool Campus, and Linda Warino, executive director of the Ohio Nurses Association, District 3.
Warino served as the keynote speaker and also presented the ONA District 3 Lori Grenich Student Nurse Award to Susan Nunzir, recognizing excellence in clinical nursing and professional awareness.
The Kent State East Liverpool ADN class of 2016 includes Trevor Adair, Brittany Amicone, Lani Anderson, Jerika Bailey, Alexander Bean, Tiffany Bertozzi, Teresa Black, Heather Bowers, Kayla Boyd, Anthony Burchett, Hilary Carnes, Chezney Clemens, Jaclyn Coker, Barbara Cronin, Nikole Dixon, Katherine Dowd, Jessica Foster, Jaclyn Gaines, Tina Gamble, Katie George, Taylor Hardman, Danielle Hoyt, Tracy Kraft, Macayla Macklin, LuHelen Mercier, Bobbie Miller, Erin Mitchell, Amanda Moore, Susan Nunzir, Jamie Porter, Robert Porter, Tarrah Waterfill and Heather Whitfield.
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Among those receiving their nursing pins from the Kent State East Liverpool ADN program were (from left) Heather Whitfield, Mary Ann Brown, Amanda Moore, LuHelen Mercier, Taylor Hardman, Kayla Boyd, Katie George, Jaclyn Gaines, Robert Porter, Jessica Foster, Jamie Porter, Tina Gamble, Susan Nunzir, Brittany Amicone, Erin Mitchell, Macayla Macklin, Teresa Black, Tiffany Bertozzi, Nikole Dixon, Hilary Carnes, Trevor Adair, Danielle Hoyt, Alexander Bean and Anthony Burchett.
East Liverpool ADN students hang out before the pinning ceremony