Posted Date: 07/24/2023
The 2023 Practical Nursing class of Mid-America Technology Center held its graduation ceremony on the evening of June 16th in the Health Careers Center.
MATC would like to congratulate these 30 students for their dedication and achievements: Rylee Andrews, Washington; Carolina Barahona, Pauls Valley; Sheadan Barker, Purcell; Skyer Benefield, Pauls Valley; Ashley Bless, Wayne; Rylee Day, Purcell; Phyllis Deere, Moore; Rebecca Galloway, Noble; Morgan Gardner, Pauls Valley; Briana Gonzalez, Pauls Valley; Peggy Hart, Norman; Randa Hatter, Stratford; Cheyanne Hellstern; Purcell; Madison Hickey, Norman; Bethanni Higgins; Elmore City; Lupita, Hurtado-Silva, Pauls Valley; Caleb Hyer, Noble; Colton Ince, Lindsay; Ashley Jobe, Noble; Marissa Jones, Wynnewood; Alyssa Journagan, Pauls Valley; Maddison Knapp, Wayne; Hannah Maney, Maysville; Eleora Mata, Noble; Jazmine Patterson, Lexington; Ashlee Reich, Blanchard; Chloe Singleton, Maysville; Madelyn Smith, Noble; Lynlee Tortolini, Newcastle; and Katrina Vanmeter, Norman.
These graduates are now eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN exam.
The following students were also recipients of special awards provided by individuals and our clinical partners.
Abiding Home Health Award: -Peggy Hart and Katrina Vanmeter
Alumni Award-Clinical Excellence: Alyssa Journagan
Grace Living Centers-LTC Award: Bethanni Higgins
Leslie Hague Award-Perseverance Award: Hannah Maney
Loving Care In-Home Health Services-Best Overall: Morgan Gardner
Loving Care In-Home Health Services-Valedictorian Award: Colton Ince
Mark & Karen Straka-Community Service Award: Rebecca Galloway
Nursing Honor Guard-Award: Cheyanne Hellstern
Sunset Estates Nursing Home Award: Carolina Barahona, Skylar Benefield, Cheyanne Hellstern, Bethanni Higgins, Lupita Hurtado-Silva, Hannah Maney, Eleora Mata, Chloe Singleton, Lynlee Tortolini, and Katrina Vanmeter
Also recognized at the graduation were National Technical Honor Society members Cheyanne Hellstern and Colton Ince, and Peggy Hart and Chloe Singleton for having perfect attendance.
Mid-America would like to join the PN students in thanking the communities for their generosity and continued support throughout the year.