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Andrea J. Burney, APR

Director of  Public Relations



Practical Nursing Grads

The Danville Community College Practical Nursing Class of 2014 includes left to right (first row): Latonya Nekia Palmer, Jennifer Haynes Hankins and Allison Hutchens Calhoun; (second row) Amy Beth Cassell, Heather Lynn Saunders, Krystal Irene Hall and Sadie Laine Herndon. Not pictured is Nicole Tuck.

DANVILLE, VA, January 6, 2015 - Danville Community College practical nursing program graduates were awarded their practical nursing pins in a ceremony held recently. In addition, the students also received the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Science with a Specialization in Practical Nursing. DCC Alumna Mandisa Anderson, BSN, RN, was the keynote speaker. Anderson is a graduate of both the LPN and RN programs and currently works at Danville Regional Medical Center. In addition, the Leadership Award was presented to Sadie Herndon of Sutherlin.

The graduates are now eligible to take the licensing exam to become licensed practical nurses. The graduates are as follows:

City of Danville
Krystal Irene Hall
Jennifer Haynes Hankins
Latonya Nekia Palmer
Heather Lynn Saunders
Nicole Tuck

Pittsylvania County
Amy Beth Cassell, Blairs
Sadie Laine Herndon, Sutherlin

Allison Hutchens Calhoun, Winston Salem, NC

For more information about DCC’s nursing programs, please contact the Nursing Program Office, at 434.797.8512, or email


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