At the 2018 Lake Land College Associate Degree in Nursing Pinning Ceremony, graduating nurses received their pins.
Megan Winchester, Lerna, received the Marilyn Fuqua Thompson Nursing Award, which is given each year to a graduating student who is considered to be the all-around best student in the class and is voted on by faculty. The student must be professionally superior and morally responsible, be capable of making wise decisions, be compassionate and caring, be dedicated and possess common sense and a strong scientific knowledge base, demonstrate superior technical skills, possess superior communication skills and composure, often in crises situations. Winchester’s name will be engraved on a plaque that is located in the nursing skills lab in Neal Hall.
Briana Gour, Herrick, and Ryan Johnson, Charleston, received the Associate Degree Nursing Peer Award. These students are chosen because of their clinical and scholastic performance, willingness to help other students, professionalism, maturity and spirit. The award is characterized by a true team player, who also is considered a leader. The recipients of this award were chosen by fellow nursing students.
Aliya Schutte, Neoga, received the award for Clinical Excellence and Bryan Russell, Mattoon, received the award for Client Advocate.
For serving as a positive representative of the ADN program student liaisons, Megan Winchester, Lerna, and Sarah Raddatz, Effingham, received Certificates of Recognition.
Tuesday Baumiller, Charleston, received the Academic Achievement Certificate for earning a 4.0 GPA throughout the program.
The following students received their pins at the ceremony:
|Tiffany Gilbert||St Elmo|
|Madason Ledbetter||St Elmo|