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47th Annual Nursing Pinning Ceremony Held at COA

Twenty-eight Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students received their nursing pins at College of The Albemarle’s (COA) forty-seventh annual pinning ceremony on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Held in COA’s Performing Arts Center, the ceremony included the presentation of pins, the lighting of Nightingale Lamps and students reciting the International Council of Nurses’ Pledge.

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The Academic Excellence Award, presented to the graduate with the highest grade point average in the class, was presented to Denetra Seeley. The Dr. L. Everett Sawyer Award, presented to the student who most exemplifies conscientiousness and zeal for learning, was awarded to Karina Pruden. Irina Langanke received the Academic Recognition award.

Students recognized for receiving the Dr. Zack D. Owens and Martha Anderson Owens Nursing Endowment Scholarship were Jhasmine Arellano, Jesse Baccus, Lindsey Bunch and Amanda Raulerson.

Graduates: Oriana So, Dare; McKenzie Evans, Perquimans; Rachel Caviness, Pasquotank; Karina Pruden, Perquimans; Brittany Butcher, Perquimans; Lindsey Bunch, Gates; Brittany Chappell, Perquimans; Elizabeth Brinkley, Hertford; Jesse Baccus, Perquimans; Alissa Moore, Pasquotank; Ceili Elliott, Chowan; Sade Lewis, Chowan; Irina Langanke, Dare; Kierra Williams, Pasquotank; Lindsey Fisher, Camden; Denetra Seeley, Pasquotank; Jhasmine Arellano, Perquimans; Larissa Neumann, Dare; Haley Hopkins, Currituck; Sara Edwards, Dare; Janae Dimichele, Pasquotank; Skyler Yun, Dare; Lauren Fulcher, Hyde; Samantha Hinson, Gates; Connor McMahan, Currituck; Amanda Raulerson, Camden; Breanna Teetor, Hertford; Miranda Holloman, Pasquotank