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Pinning set for TCAT nursing students

Contributed • Updated Aug 13, 2019 at 9:10 PM

ELIZABETHTON — Forty five practical nursing students at TCAT-Elizabethton are scheduled to participate in the nursing pinning ceremony to be held in the Monarch Auditorium of Bristol Regional Medical Center at 5.30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21.

By county of residence, they are:

Carter: Shereen Campbell, Leslie Cofield, Julie Hambrick, Keisha Harmon, Megan Jarrett, Ardith Lynch, Gary Wright, Sierra Wright.

Greene:Amanda Hamby, Anna Hensley.

Johnson: Amanda Harris, Samantha Johnson.

Sullivan: Charles Bales, Morgan Barton, Brandi Davis, Lexi Dingus, Jonya Ebrahim Sensabaugh, Anna Mink, Joshua Owens, Kali Parks, Joscyln Pearson, Shady Smith, Jacqueline Woodruff.

Unicoi: Breanna Clawson, Lora Ollis, Sandra Peake, Emily Simmons.

Washington: Terri Archer, Laurel Bryant, Michelle Campbell, Megan Frazier, Ravyn Grayer, Caitlin Hampton, Bailey Hochhalter, Amy Lacy, Heather Lawless, Virginia Osborne, Stephanie Privette, Beverly Proudlove, Christina Sawyers, Alexis Tipton, Trevor Wright.

North Carolina: Tabatha Bowman, Jesse Ennis, Avery; Savannah Honeycutt, Durham.

Twenty six students are members of the National Technical Honor Society. To be a member, students must have a 95 grade average, no attendance violations and recommended by a faculty member.

The practical nursing program at TCAT-Elizabethton prepares students for the State Board of Nursing examination to become a licensed practical nurse. In the 12-month period ending Aug. 31, 2018, the licensure pass rate for TCAT nursing graduates was 98 percent.

Practical nursing classes are offered at the TCAT main campus in Elizabethton beginning in May and September each year, and on the ETSU at Kingsport Campus at Allandale, 1501 University Blvd., Kingsport, beginning in January.