Western Nevada College celebrated its 2022 Associate of Applied Science Nursing degree graduates on Friday night, May 20 with its traditional Pinning Ceremony.
The 48-member Class of 2022 was honored by the college’s nursing faculty, adjunct faculty, Nursing Allied & Health staff members and WNC officials.
WNC Interim President Dr. J. Kyle Dalpe welcomed attendees, while WNC Interim Nursing/Allied Health Director Debi Ingraffia-Strong provided introductions and a welcoming speech. Nursing Class President Trevor Ammons spoke to the grads and provided an introduction of the 2022 Class and Second Year Nursing Club officers, while Professor Edda Gibson energetically delivered the keynote address.
Awards were presented to the following grads:
• Academic Award: Justine Colgan
• Western Nevada College Regents Scholar: Ki’Hana Garcia
• Spirit of Nursing Award: Hannah Carr, McKenzie Peterson and Ivy Kent
• Nevada Nursing Student Association Nurse of Achievement Award: Austin Woods and Siara Freyer
• ASWN Outstanding Students of the Year Nursing Award: Austin Woods, Siara Freyer, Trevor Ammons and Jenna Beam
• Nurse of Distinction – Outstanding Preceptor from Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center: Amanda Kent, previous WNC Nursing graduate, Class of 2013
The ceremony concluded with the traditional presentation of pins.
Congratulations to the following graduates!
Justin Adolfo, Mervyn Delgadillo, Siara Marie Freyer, Angelita K. Hensley, Kaylee Michele Krupp, Giselle Medina, Misty Moana Mariko Ota, Trevor Pastones, Rubell Peterson, Casey Leigh Pruyt, Kimberly Roque, Blanca Carmen Sasso, Lucie Severson, Cynthia Citlaly Soto White, Rachael Marie Washington
Rosario Davalos-Salazar, Alwen Nino Ruiz Vergara
Courtney Lynn Blinand, Ivy Rebecca Kent, Dallas Caitlin Rogers
Jenna M. Beam, Melissa Ann Brown, Hannah Marie Carr, Mackenzie Drew Peters, Kevyn Ali Reid, Jessica Cerise Scott, Ma Elizabeth Stebel
Trevor William Ammons, Kaely Cuthill, David Esau Gomez, Kyle McDougal
Heidy Nool Acacio, Felicia R. Beruman, Ki’Hana Meishai Garcia, Hanna Joy Ludwig
Kelsey Ann Hassell-Cramer, Melissa Ann Humphrey, Sarah Danielle Jensen, Austin Woods
Leanne Marie Goff
Shantell Dawn Copsy
South Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Cecilia Bonilla Correa, Lauren Olson, Emma Rae Leahi Prevetz-Lafayette, Melissa Dawn Reddinger, Justine Sanders Colgan