PARK HILLS – Mineral Area College students in the Paramedic to RN Bridge Associate Degree Nursing program graduated in pinning ceremonies held May 12 at the community college’s Fine Arts Theatre.
Instructor Jennifer Eader gave the invocation, while the students, along with their family and friends, were welcomed by MAC President Dr. Steve Kurtz. Introduction was given by Vice President of College Affairs Gil Kennon, and Program Coordinator Stacia Smith presented the pins to the graduates and led them in the nursing pledge. Student Josh Dugal gave his remembrances on the class’s experiences during the duration of the program. Allied Health Department Director Teri Douglas closed the ceremony.
The students who participated in the pinning ceremony included: Pamela Campbell, St. Louis; Kent Coleman, Farmington; Max Diekemper, St. Louis; Joshua Dugal, St. Louis; Aisha Ewing, St. Louis; Brianna Gabbard, St. Charles; Hanna Jenkins, Desloge; Kayla Kadera, High Ridge; Michelle McCabe, St. Louis; Joy Miller, Irondale; Lindsey Murphy, Festus; Kristin Noack, Barnhart; Christina Proffer, Bonne Terre; Misty Tribout, Belleview, IL; Stephanie Williamson, University City; and Erik Wolfslau, St. Louis.