New River Community and Technical College celebrated the class of 2022 practical nursing graduates on Aug. 4, during a ceremony at the Raleigh County Campus in Beaver.
Students graduating with a Certificate of Applied Science in Practical Nursing for 2022 are Cassey Bolen, Sophia; Christy Carr, Beckley; Juleigh Childers, Princeton; McKenna Cook, Beckley; Eliza Donnally, Beckley; Sherman Fox, Rainelle; Tammy Fox, Rainelle; Taylor Graham, Ronceverte; Shawanda Hale, Princeton; Brooke Hemstreet, Artie; Jeanette Hicks, Mount Hope; Gabrielle Hoke, Hillsboro; Ryan Irvine, Marlinton; Kylie Maderia, Fayetteville; Tyrissa Martin, Ronceverte; Ashley Mathews, Summersville; Michaella Milam, Sophia; Madison Miller, Ronceverte; Andrew Miller, Webster Springs; Michaela O’Dell, Summersville; Candra Rodriguez, Marlinton; Kayla Sands, Bluefield; Kaylee Sebok, Ballard; Kristina Shirley, Frankford; Emily Smith, Ronceverte; Morgan Smythers, Oak Hill; Kelcie Spinks, Canvas; Michelle Surgeon, White Sulphur Springs; Honesty Vance, Craigsville; and Julie Wright, Cowen.
Four practical nursing graduates were recognized for their achievements during the ceremony. Emily Smith was named Academic Student of the Year, and Christy Carr, Madison Miller and Morgan Smythers were recognized as Clinical Students of the Year.
New River CTC’s practical nursing certificate program is offered in Beaver, Hinton, Lewisburg and Summersville and can be completed in 11 months. The program prepares students for career pathways allowing credits to transfer into more advanced nursing programs.