Group of nursing students in front of balloon arch

Blue Ridge Community College honors 27 nursing students at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 5, Blue Ridge Community College’s Nursing graduates gathered in the Thomas Auditorium to celebrate their accomplishments at the annual Nurse Pinning ceremony.

The event is a traditional rite of passage that each nursing student completes before entering their profession. Twenty-seven students were pinned.

At the ceremony, Bianca Reynolds won the Clinical Excellence Award and Angela Sides won the Academic Excellence Award.

The following students received pins at the pinning ceremony:

Ireri Alejos-Santos (RIBN)
Carol Rene Arkell
Lee Arrington
Mary Bugg
Ashley Culbertson (RIBN)
Rebecca Dragonetti (RIBN)
Nicole Garavaglia (RIBN)
Cara Hall (RIBN)
Bethanee Hughes
Mary Maybin
Bright Mensah
Dwayne Kevin Merrill
Madelyn Montgomery (RIBN)
Luis Perez Ortega
Danielle Reyes
Bianca Reynolds
Mackenzie Ruder (RIBN)
Whitney Sexton
Angela Sides
Rebecca Stitz
Reva Thompson
Kaitlyn Ward
Laylah Weaver (RIBN)
Ali Webster
Tanner Whitman
Fatima Wood
Tyleana Young

For more information about Blue Ridge Community College’s nursing program, contact Director of Nursing Deborah Henry at (828) 694-1908.