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The 2009 Practical Nursing program graduates are shown left to right, seated: Eldesa Smith and Stephanie Neal; Standing: Samantha Plunkett, Darlene Ayers, Kenneth Hawker, Davida Holloway, and Robin Vaden.

DANVILLE, VA, December 17, 2009 - Danville Community College practical nursing students were awarded their nursing pins in a ceremony held recently. DCC President Dr. Carlyle Ramsey was the keynote speaker, with other remarks given by Dr. Chris Ezell, Vice President, Academic and Student Services, and Dr. Wade Davenport, Dean, Division of Arts and Sciences.
In addition, special recognition awards were presented. Receiving awards were: Kenneth Hawker, Danville, Best All-Around Student Nurse Award, and Robin Vaden, Danville, Most Improved Clinical Performance.

The 2009 graduating class includes the following students:
Associate of Applied Science with a Specialty in Practical Nursing
Stephanie Neal, Ringgold
Samantha Plunkett, Danville
Robin Vaden, Danville

Certificate in Practical Nursing
(Note: Those names with an asterisk will also receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree with a specialization in Practical Nursing after completion of studies in May):
Darlene Ayers*, Ridgeway
Kenneth Hawker, Danville
Davida Holloway, Danville
Eldesa Smith*, Danville

For more information about DCC’s nursing programs, please contact the Practical Nursing Office, at 434.797.8512, or click here.


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