Vocational Nursing pinning ceremony recognizes 13 Hill College graduates

  Hill College
  Friday, December 14, 2018 8:27 AM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

Thirteen Hill College Vocational Nursing (VN) students were honored with a pinning ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Hill College Vara Martin Daniel Performing Arts Center.

After an invocation and welcome, Vocational Nursing Program Director Janis Grimland presented special awards and the class was presented for pinning. Pinning a graduating nursing student symbolizes their initiation into the nursing profession and marks the completion of rigorous training. The graduates then recited the Nightingale Pledge, in which students pledge to, “Do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession…”

The graduates included: Paige Danielle Chapman of Hillsboro, Vaishali Chauhan of Desoto, Sheritha Cobb of Fort Worth, Nancy Rodriguez Dillar of Whitney, Jessica Lynn Flowers of Hico, Emily Rose Lindley of Burleson, Victoria Lopez of Hillsboro, Carla Macedo of Cleburne, Carlos Ramirez of Walnut Springs, Haley Nicole Rodriguez of Itasca, Ashley Marie Rowell of Cache, Okla., Lia Schiltz of West and Amber Wilson of Burleson.

The Hill College vocational nursing program earned a 100 percent first time pass rate on the 2017 National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN). This rate far surpasses the state average of 86 percent, and the national average of 83.85 percent. 

The Vocational Nursing program is a one-year, 47/48 credit hour curriculum leading to a Certificate of Completion. The Vocational Nursing Program is accredited by the Board of Nursing (BON) for the State of Texas and is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to pass the NCLEX-PN (National Council Licensure Examination - Vocational Nursing).

Please visit the www.hillcollege.edu/nursing to learn more about the program.

Photo cutline: Hill College Vocational Nursing (VN) students were honored with a pinning ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Hill College Vara Martin Daniel Performing Arts Center.

Photo cutline: Hill College Vocational Nursing (VN) students were honored with a pinning ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Hill College Vara Martin Daniel Performing Arts Center.

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Robin DeMott
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