CCCC Practical Nursing Program Holds Pinning, Candle-Lighting Ceremony


The Central Carolina Community College Louise L. Tuller School of Nursing Practical Nursing program held a Pinning and Candle Lighting Ceremony for the class of 2018 at Campbell University’s Turner Auditorium in Buies Creek.

Barbara Campbell, CCCC Nursing Department chair, gave the welcome and led in the pinning. Consuela Blaizes (Practical Nursing Program director) led Special Awards and Presentation and presented flowers. Theresa Cebulski-Field (nursing faculty) spoke on the significance of the nursing cap and pin. Christopher Bailey (nursing faculty) introduced the graduates. The candle-lighting ceremony was led by Martina Wagner, Gracie Wagner and Taylor Bass.

Student remarks were by Lainee Cummings and Elise Webster. Class member Casey Canterbury led in the recitation of the Nursing Pledge.

Members of the CCCC Practical Nursing Class of 2018 are: Christina Abreo, Megan Bean, Jaime Beavers, Lloyd Cannon, Casey Canterbury, Lainee Cummings, Crystal Dozier, Kimberly Duncan, Sandy Biff Graham, Sydney Graham, Lauren Graves, Katie Hayes, Dani Hearn, Jacee Jarmon, Geretia Lomeli, Alivia Masters, Kourtney McNeil-Conwell, Yadira Pecina, Ana Pedro, Cynthia Perez, Ranesia Jean Ragland, Amber Nichole Riggsby, Lindsey Rivera, Candice Nicole Satterfield, Catherine Schalk, Jennifer Phillips Simpson, Calynn Smith, Tamara Smith, Brittany Strunks, Elise Webster, Lesley Weber, Robbie Whittington and Gabby Williams.

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