CCC Awards Practical Nursing Pins

(Shelby, NC) – Seventeen students in the Practical Nursing program were awarded pins during a special ceremony held recently at Cleveland Community College.

Following the processional by Michael Sisk, the new nurses were welcomed by CCC Vice President of Instruction and Student Development Dr. Shannon Kennedy. The invocation was given by student Karen Page. Students Christa McGinnis and Ninfa Jarillo introduced nursing faculty and guest speaker Charlotte Pettis. Discipline Coordinator Sherry Hamrick and Practical Nursing Instructor Anne Wise conducted the presentation of pins and led the practical nursing pledge.

The Practical Nursing Diploma at CCC is a competitive program that prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. For more information about this program visit,

Picture included:

Front row L to R: Kelsey Jolley, Karen Page, Christa McGinnis, Misty Hull, Frewioni Clapp

2nd row L to R: Judith Ledford, Na’Shaunderese Fulwiley, Elizabeth Coffey, Tosha Scruggs

3rd row L to R: Mollie Pettis, Sameth Orridge, Katie Anthony, Chelsea Upton

Last row L to R: Miranda Bridges, Amanda Baker, Ninfa Jarillo