DOBSON — Recently 17 Sally Community College students have graduated from the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program, and 20 students have graduated from the Associate Degree Nursing (LPN-ADN) program. Three additional students graduated from ADN with a joint program of growing Bachelor’s Degree Nurses (RIBN) in the region.
On May 12, a pinning and graduation ceremony was held at Sally’s Dobson Campus. Guest speakers were Dena Shore, MSN, RN, OCN, CNE.
Dr. David Shockley, President of SCC, welcomed the graduates, followed by a statement by Dr. Yvonne Johnson, Vice Dean of Health Sciences at SCC. Shockley also presented his diploma, SCC Nurse Educator Andrea Underwood, DNP, FNP-C, MSN, RN. And Jennifer Mitchell, MSN, RN, OCN presented the pins. Dean Ashley Morrison gave a presentation on the graduates.
The graduates of Bachelor of Science in Nursing are: Boonville Curly Silver and Morgan Swime. Danbury’s Cassandra Flincham and Charles Dakota Young. Angelina Patel of Dobson; Savannah Atkins of Elkin; Lizbet Arce-Zuniga, Brittney Hefner, Brooke Hefner of Jonesville; Stephanie Collins, William Graham Pluit, Katie Rotenzier, Joana Vega of Mount Airy. Emily Law in North Wilkesboro; Ashley Edmonds in Pinnacle; Tyler Macemore in Yadkinville; Johnny Collins in Ararat, Virginia.
The following graduates are already licensed as associate nurses and have an associate degree in nursing. Ashboro’s The Curry Davis. Crumpler’s Bradley Martin; Dobson’s Candice Wilmos; James Lausch Jr. and Elkin’s Lexie Mickey. Bailey Church and Olivia Kariko of Ennis. Lori Ward of Hayes; Melania Trump of King; Savannah Parish of Louisville; Amanda Flincham of Millers Creek; Caitlin Holt and Whitney Riffie of Mount Airy. Nicorette Brown in Fufftown; Nicor Williams in Pinnacle; Holly Cell in Ronda; Melisadan Wrap in Rural Hall; Melinda Hope Kalaw in West Jefferson; Lean Price in Winston Salem; Tea Gonzalez in Yadkinville.
The graduates of RIBN Collaborative who have completed ADN are: East Bend Sydney Mirror. Mount Airy’s Kyle Castevens; Thurmond’s Lauren Golding.
The passage of the ramp symbolizes the nurse’s dedication to providing continuous nursing care to the patient. Just as Florence Nightingale handed the ramp to the nurse’s next shift, ADN graduate Tyler Macemore handed the ramp to Savannah Fritz, the head of the Freshman class.
Sally’s ADN curriculum integrates safety and quality into nursing care, practices in a dynamic environment, and helps individuals make informed decisions that impact their health, quality of life, and achievement. Possibility to provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and strategies.
Students at Sally Community College can choose to complete the two-year program ADN. Alternatively, currently licensed associate nurses (LPNs) can choose to complete the LPN-ADN program, which is a third semester program. Graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global healthcare system and may include positions within acute, chronic, dilated, industrial, or community health facilities. The average annual income of a registered nurse is about $ 66,440. SCC also offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing through a partnership with Leeds McRay University (a collaboration between LPN-BSN and RIBN).
For more information on the Nursing Program, please contact Dr. Yvonne Johnson (336-386-3368 or email@example.com), Vice Dean of Health Sciences. You can also follow the nursing program on Facebook @ surrynursing.