SGTC Practical Nursing graduates recognized at pinning ceremony

August 7, 2017
Nursing graduates posing for a picture in hallway
Shown above are the 2017 South Georgia Technical College Nursing Graduates who participated in a pinning ceremony at the Americus campus recently. Shown (l to r) are: Racaya Jackson, Quatara Smith, Maranda Waters, Calandra Jowers, Nayana Jowers, Summer Driver, Emilee Driver, Brian Ogletree, Linsey Jennings, Hayleigh Cromer, Ansley Ragan, Clint Anthony, and Nicole Bryant.

Thirteen South Georgia Technical College Practical Nursing graduates participated in a nurse pinning ceremony held recently in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on the Americus campus.
The graduates included Clint Anthony of Ellaville, Nicole Bryant of Montezuma, Hayleigh Cromer of Americus, Emilee Driver of Americus, Summer Driver of Americus, Racaya Jackson of Americus, Linsey Jennings of Plains, Calandra Jowers of Plains, Nayana Jowers of Americus, Brian Ogletree of Americus, Ansley Ragan of Americus, Quatara Smith of Montezuma and Maranda Waters of Americus.
Tammi Johnston, Manager of Obstetrics-Nursery at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, was the guest speaker for the pinning ceremony, in which graduates received their SGTC nursing pins and participated in a lamp lighting ceremony.
Graduate Nayana Jowers led the ceremony attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance as well as an invocation. Racaya Jackson introduced guest speaker Tammie Johnston, and Hayleigh Cromer led the graduates in the recitation of the Nurse’s Pledge and the ceremonial lighting of the lamp. Clint Anthony closed the program with the benediction.
These students are now eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN state board exams to become official Licensed Practical Nurses. The exam consists of 85 to 205 questions and tests all areas in the nursing profession to assure practical nurses have obtained the knowledge to practice safely in clinical settings.
SGTC’s Practical Nursing program was recently ranked among the top five programs in Georgia for the year 2016, according to Accredited Schools online. For more information about admission to the SGTC Practical Nursing program, call 229.931.2299.
South Georgia Technical College is currently registering students for fall semester on both the Americus and Crisp County Center campuses, which begins Monday, August 14th, 2017. There will be a registration and orientation session on Thursday, August 10th, 2017.
South Georgia Technical College has a one-stop admissions process that allows students to apply, enroll, and register in the same day. Students also need to apply for financial aid as soon as possible if they have not already done so.
To apply for admission to South Georgia Technical College in Americus call 229.931.2252 or 229.931.2760 or 1.800.928.0283 and in Cordele, call 229.271.4051. Students must complete an application for admission with a non-refundable $25 application fee.
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