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July 25, 2024 12:57 pm

Wayne Community College Allied Health graduates pinned at ceremony

GOLDSBORO – Wayne Community College’s Workforce Continuing Education Services honored graduates of its Allied Health programs at a recent ceremony.

Graduates of the College’s Nurse Aide I, Dialysis Technician, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, and Central Sterile Processing programs received certificates and pins to recognize their transition from students to healthcare professionals.

WCC President Patty Pfeiffer addressed the history of pinning ceremonies, noting that they date back to the 12th century Crusades. “It signifies the completion of your training and officially marks your transition into your healthcare career field,” she said. “You are now ready to serve society as a healthcare provider. We celebrate each and every one of you.”

The 79 graduates, listed by their program, are:

Nurse Aide I
Marilian Adams
Saudia Artis
Macey M. Barnes
Kyeria E. Bell
Marnecieia T. Bizzell
Eugenia S. Brooks
LaQuandra T. Brown
Kalauni B. Caldwell
Ragline Cina
Edwige Demezier
Wilnise Doliscar
Chancie Fuller
Kenesha S. Gray
Julie L. Gregory
Diana Hernandez-Reyes
Jenna M. Hill
Tiffany S. Hill
Courtney Hobbs
Hunter G. Holland
T’kia J. Howard
Chigozie V. Igwilo
Derlie Ismenord
Merline Ismenord
Avery Jennette
Madeline S. Johnson
Nathalie Jose
Emily Kimbrough
Ychenailande Lumenes
Curtianna Mcclarin
Lanell McKenzie
Christy P. Milius
Aliya T. Mitchell
Keely Morales Velasquez
Eliss Ochoa
Alyssa Pender
Sterlanda Preval
Erick Roblero Mendoza
Sydney A. Rose
Erika S. Rowe
Jennifer Salazar-Montelongo
Kyana Sutton
Haley M. Tadlock
Jariyah Whitehurst
J’Hynna M. Williams
Lisa V. Worrell

Dialysis Technician
Tiffany D. Anderson
Karen Cole-Atkinson
Rose E. Guerrier
Lakiasha S. Mitchell
Hellen L. Mullins

Phlebotomy
Azlan Alriyashi
Lizbeth Avila Soria
Isabel Bartolon-Ortiz
Damiri Blount
Monique Brown
Lesly Garcia-Sanchez
Marwa Hadwan
Siham Hadwan
Katherine Hansen
Maya Jenkins
Aniyah Marcell
Bernadette Marrow
Sade Nowell
Barbara Perez Santiz
Ernesto Pineda-Ruiz
Ashli Priestley
Monserrat Quintana-Borbonio
Idalia Rodriguez Jaimes
Ariana Sanchez
Maria Sanchez
Carmina Steinbecker
Olivia Sturgill
Magaly Vasquez

Pharmacy Technician
Kourtney D. Carter
Adriana Gonzalez Olivera
Sha A. Loving
Sarah M. Tonzini

Central Sterile Processing
Kalauni B. Caldwell
Francesca A. Linzy
Lauren A. Lovic
Lisa V. Worrell

Graduates with the highest grade point average in each class were recognized during the ceremony. Nurse Aide I students Adams, Kimbrough, Demezier, Igwilo, Tadlock, and Jennette; Dialysis Technician student Mullins; Phlebotomy students Perez Santiz, Hansen, and Marcell; Pharmacy Technician student Loving; and Central Sterile Processing student Linzy were honored for this achievement.

“You are so deserving of this time of celebration, and we applaud you and thank you for choosing Wayne Community College,” WCC Vice President of Workforce Continuing Education Services and Community Engagement Renita Dawson told the graduates.

To learn more about the College’s Allied Health courses, visit WCC’s website.