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Jun 29
LPN students honored with pinning ceremony


Fourteen Licensed Practical Nursing students were recognized during a pinning ceremony Friday at North Platte Community College. 

Pictured back row, left to right are: Brett Niemeth, area nursing support coordinator; Students Emily Gottschalk, Broken Bow; RaeLynn Foster, Sarah Griesfeller and Shalee Fillmer, North Platte; Randii Byrd, Mullen; Beth Helmink, McCook; Jennifer Gaston, Trenton and Lana Albrecht-Watson, nurse educator/clinical coordinator. 

Pictured front row, left to right are: Dr. Kathy Harrison, director of nursing/nurse educator; Students Nichole Powers, Broken Bow; Crashell Foster and Kelsey Hanson, North Platte; Amber Wehrbein, Valentine; Jasmyn James, McCook and Nicole Kissinger, nurse educator. Not pictured were: Sasha Taylor, Ainsworth and Jean Kelley, Blair.

Heather Johnson
Area Communications Specialist

Heather produces and distributes press releases for the college. She began work at MPCC in 2014. Prior to that, she spent five years as the news director/web manager for Eagle Radio in North Platte. From 2009-2014 she worked as a reporter/photographer for The North Platte Telegraph. Heather has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Chadron State College.

Brent L. Cobb
McCook Community College News Bureau Coordinator​​​