35 WNC nursing grads honored at pinning ceremony | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

35 WNC nursing grads honored at pinning ceremony

Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College recognized 35 associate degree nursing graduates, five of them from Tahoe communities, during its traditional pinning ceremony on May 19 at the Carson Nugget Convention Center.

In addition to the traditional pinning ceremony, the college recognized students for their achievements in the program.

Karissa Parra and Kelsey Selfridge shared the Academic Award; Elivette Zambrano and Svetlana Chashchina were co-winners of the Spirit of Nursing Award; Ila Bottoms received the Nevada Student Nurse of Achievement Award; Stacy Melhus and Ashley Daw each earned a share of the Associated Students of Western Nevada Award; and the National Student Nursing Association Outstanding Student Awards went to Rebecca Cornell, Carol Apodaca, Jenna Chaney and Danielle Hemerson.

Nurse of Distinction awards went to Julie Kerulf, Renown Regional Medical Center; Lesley Brown, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center; and Crystal McNally, Carson Tahoe Health.

Graduates included:

Carson City: Sarah Allen, Ila Bottoms, Julie David, Jeffrey Delaski, Amanda Freeman, Nicole Greenwood, Danielle Hemerson, Amber Johns, Laura Pitman, Kelsey Selfridge, Ramona Smolenski, Elivette Zambrano.

Crystal Bay: Svetlana Chashchina.

Dayton: Jennifer Cavanaugh, Lisa Duncan, Ian Greenlee.

Fallon: Seron Bake, Jennifer Magana.

Gardnerville: Mackenzie Bennington, Beverley Campbell, Jenna Chaney, Rebecca Cornell, Stacy Melhus, Rosella Moe.

Incline Village: Edward Seymour.

Minden: Aidali Davalos, Karissa Parra, Kathi Trethewey.

Reno: Hillary Anthony, Summer Black, Glenn Shapley, Nataliya Vasylyeva.

Stateline: Ashley Daw.

South Lake Tahoe, Calif.: Carol Apodaca, Natalie Johnson.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User