Greenfield Community College Practical Nursing Program students will be graduating in a special ceremony to be held 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at the Main Campus, Dining Commons, Greenfield, MA. This is the twenty-second graduating class of the program which prepares students to become Licensed Practical Nurses.
Many in the class are non-traditional students who have balanced family and work responsibilities to successfully complete the program. Some are pursuing an opportunity for second careers; others are furthering their education in the nursing profession.
It is the fifteenth year the Practical Nursing Program has been at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Classes are held at the Medical Center and clinical experiences take place several local hospitals and nursing homes in Hampshire and Hampden Counties.
Graduates have successfully completed a full-time ten month program administered by Greenfield Community College. They are now eligible to complete a state licensure examination and to attain their goal of becoming licensed practical nurses.
Once licensed, graduates are eligible for nursing positions in long-term care facilities, physicians’ offices and clinics, schools, correctional facilities and psychiatric settings.
The graduation program will include the awarding of certificates, a pinning ceremony, guest speakers and the presentation of awards in academic and clinical excellence.
Dr. Robert L. Pura, President of Greenfield Community College, will give the commencement address and award certificates. Student speaker is Francisco Santiago. Commencement Speaker is Tom Morin, L.P.N. Class of ’93.
CLASS of 2014
|Derek Matthew Apodaca||Greenfield|
|Christine Chamberlin||Turners Falls|
|Elizabeth A. Desmond||South Deerfield|
|Lucas M. Gary||Greenfield|
|Holly Elizabeth McElligott||Greenfield|
|Christina Faith Millett||Greenfield|
|Sarah Ann Robbins||Greenfield|
|Francisco Javier Santiago||Greenfield|
|Kelsey E Waldron||Bernardston|
|Kyle Thomas Nelson||Holyoke|
|Hilary Nicole Piquette||Granby|
|Rhonda M. Stefanelli||Chicopee|
|Veronica A. Mayberry||Westfield|
|Claire Mockler Miraglia||Ashfield|
|Heather M. Pedersen||Northampton|
|Toni L. LaRochelle||Amherst|
|Anne Marie Lisella||West Springfield|
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