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Jul 27
Pinning/certificate ceremonies planned at NPCC


North Platte Community College will honor students in its Associate Degree Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing and Medical Laboratory Technician programs with pinning and certificate ceremonies July 31 – just prior to commencement. 

The ADN and LPN pinnings are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in the McDonald-Belton Gymnasium while the MLT certificate presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Room 212 of the Health and Science Center. Both ceremonies will be on NPCC's South Campus, 601 W. State Farm Rd., and both are open to the public. 

The following students will be recognized. 

Associate Degree of Nursing 

Broken Bow – Emily Gottschalk 

Brule - Emilia  Pacheco

Indianola – Ashlee Morosic    

McCook – Neyva Flores, Jasmyn James, Taylor Matson, Baylie Simmonds 

Merna – Andrea Wilder 

North Platte – Kylin Brooks, Shayla Hecht, Abbey Jones, Allison Kramer, Amanda Mays, Madelyn Peters, Mindy Schmadeke, Mara Wardyn, Emma Young, Jenna Young 

Ogallala – Kelsie Medina 

Sutherland – Josiah Barmore  


Julesburg – Derek Farmer 

Licensed Practical Nursing

Bassett – Michael Clay 

Hershey – Thomas Derr, Amanda Reiber, Brooke Sheets    

Long Pine – Emily Draze       

McCook – Brenda Aguirre, Shelby Rowe     

Mullen – Lindsay Fay 

North Platte - Karen Anthony, Ashley Barnhart, Andrea Clouatre, Xiaofei  Croutcher, Cristal Gonzalez, Jordan Goodall, Samantha Gutherless, Skyler King, Scarlett Mijares, Jessica Owen, Jessica Owens, Nicole Schmit, Tylan  Silos, Kaylee  Yonkers 

Oconto – Kaela McDaniel      

Valentine – Heidi Edington, Brittni Hoffman            

Medical Laboratory Technician

Kearney - Emma Larington 

North Platte - Callie Brown, Mercedes Nolda, Carlos Romero

All guests will have their temperature taken at the door. They will be encouraged to wear masks and social distance. Hand sanitizer will be available. 

Those who can't watch the nurse pinning in person can view a stream of the ceremony at:

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