MCC Pins Its 2024 Nursing Classes

Nursing Partners Students

Twenty-one students, eleven with an Associate Degree in Nursing and ten from the Practical Nursing program, received a commemorative pin and a nurse’s candle to remember their accomplishments.

Practical Nursing Graduates include Jashara Baldwin, Kali Brown, Armani Easterling, Daishun Gaddy, Shelby Gillespie, Samaria Hamilton, Allison McDermott, Jennifer Moore, Giselle Solis Gutierrez and Lauren Turner.

Associate Degree Nursing Graduates include Nancy Arroyo, Sasha Eury, Juanita Evans, Crystal Gillespie-Dickerson, Natasha Harris, Tessa Jamerson, Autumn James, Stephanie Jones, Robin Kong, Nathaniel McCracken and Amber McGee.

Marietta Abernathy, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC with Atrium Health delivered an inspiring address focused on the calling to the nursing field, pouring your heart into those you serve, and being at one’s best as this year’s graduates strive to serve patients during their careers.

Melissa Williams, Pathway to Excellence Program Director with Atrium Health Stanly, was on hand to present two student awards during the ceremony.

The Atrium Health Stanly Nursing Service Award, determined by vote of nursing leaders, is presented by the hospital foundation to the graduate who best meets the criteria of scholastic ability, professionalism, interpersonal relationship, teamwork, initiative and caring attitude. ADN graduate Sasha Eury is the recipient of this year’s award.

The Atrium Health Stanly Nursing Leadership Award, determined by the vote of the nursing leadership and with approval of the hospital executive, is presented by the hospital administration to the graduate who is most dedicated to caring.  PN graduate Armani Easterling received this award.

Montgomery Community College offers a variety of programs in the health and human services fields to choose from, featuring associate, certificate and diploma options. Students can choose from nursing, dental assisting, human services, medical office administration, medical assisting, nurse aide, phlebotomy and practical nursing.