The Iowa Central Community College graduation pinning ceremony for 97 associate degree and 56 practical nurses was held June 24 at Decker Auditorium on the Fort Dodge campus. The graduates were from all three Iowa Central centers in Fort Dodge, Webster City and Storm Lake.
Connie Boyd, department chair of Health Sciences, presided at the ceremony. Iowa Central President Dr. Robert Paxton gave the welcome address.
Nadine Schlienz, director of Paula J. Baber Hospice House, Fort Dodge, was the featured speaker. Student responses were given by Susan Erickson from the Webster City/Goldfield center, Vicky Coleman from the Fort Dodge center, and Becky Lewis from the Storm Lake center.
In the list below, an asterisk indicates students who received the Nursing Academic Honor, with a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher in courses in the nursing curriculum.
Students listed have graduated in December 2007, February 2008, June 2008, or will graduate in December 2008.
The associate degree nursing students from the Fort Dodge center are: Amy L. Alcazar, Shawna L. Allbee, Dawn M. Balek, Muddser Bibi, Sarah M. Bills, Tabbitha L. Bird*, Renee J. Bronzynski*, Janelle R. Cates, Allyse M. Caquelin, Alicia K. Charon, Vicky L. Coleman, Kim J. Conley*, Kate A. Corell, Krystal A. Crotts, Rachael L. Dawson, Jacquelyn A. Degelau, Tessa T. Franzeen, Chassidy A. Gonder, Charlene K. Green, Angela G. Haldin, Hilary A. Healy*, Holly A. Heim, Anne R. Hildreth, Michael A. Houska, Tracy L. Kemnitz, Kimberly J. Kennell, Fun C. Lai, Lindy L. Lau, Kimberly J. McCrady*, Nikkii N. McKibban, NaTasha B. McNeil, Teresa M. Myers*, Charity N. Neimann, Jenna C. Norman, Callie J. Pedersen*, Elizabeth A.Pratt, Heather M. Rees*, Wendy S. Rouse, Jennifer L. Ryan, Shannon M. Sandholm-Cink*, Amy J. Scheffler, Amy J. Segreto, Amber A. Shadle, Jessie L. Sigler, Candida D. Smith, Sandra D. Spencer, Megan E. Springer, Beth M. Stanley*, Chris L. Stansberry*, Jennifer D. Stauffer, Melinda S. Struss, Bilki L. Vaneps, Mallory E. Waddell, Jessica E. Weiss, Tara J. White, Christina L. Wiederin, Abby L. Wilson, Lisa J. Wirtz.
The practical nursing students from the Fort Dodge center are: Erin E. Ackerson, Megan A. Arends*, Nancy A. Bales, Crystal L. Barrick, Mariel M. Bock, Kendra Booth, Mikaela J. Bradley, Lee A. Carroll*, Rachel W. Chomba, Nicole M. Cirks, Rebecca K. Edwards, Greg J. Ellendson*, Amy L. Engelmann, Ronda L. Gawtry, Calie N. Gorham, Melissa R. Hansen, Amber M. Hawley, Tammy L. Hobmeier, Jenny M. Jergens, Samantha J. Johnson, Mollie J. King, Frances Z. Lamin, Laccey L. Liska, Steven A. Mohr*, Amanda L. Monroy, Jessica A. Nickless, George Y. Osai, Tanny M. Pepples, Emily A. Peterson, Jaimie L. Reetz, David M. Richardson, Julia Romero, Keri Ann Rosalez*, Latoya T. Russell, Cassie K. St. Peter, Lynn C. Tirop*, Jessica L. Truelsen, Courtney M. Whitmore, Fei Yan.
The Associate Degree Nursing students from the Webster City center are:
Bonita J. Adair, Katie J. Bunkofske*, Margo Garcia- Cortez, Sarah J. Droste*, Susan L. Erickson*, Alesha A. Farley*, Jennifer J. Gochanour, Amy M. Haugland, Amy D. Hennigar, Amy M. Hennigar*, Brooke Renee Hinders, Jaime L. Lesher*, Brooke Marie Lodin, Athena H. Martinez, Emily M. Pahl, Amy L. Pralle, Fawn J. Roberts*, Katie Kay Rotschafer*, Julie Lynn Siefert*, Michelle Lynn Smith, Pamela Suzanne Widick, Sarah Beth Will, Callie Ann Wirtz.
The practical nursing students from the Webster City center are: Kathleen R. Allbee, Cari A. Carter, Regan N. Peck, Laura J. Root, Jocelyn E. VanLiere, Jennifer K. Wibholm, Andrea J. Witte.
The associate degree nursing students from the Storm Lake center are: Mallory L. Anderson, Vonda K. Bindel, Cassandra S. Bishop, Elizabeth R. Groher*, Karla J. Grote, Nicole R. Hazen*, Kimberly S. Hollenberg*, Pearl F. Kohl*, Rebecca J. Lewis*, Kayla R. McCarthy*, Kristin A. Powell, Gina M. Ridout, Theresa A. Stevens, Traci A. Wilkie, Lorelei Wulf*, Rachel L. Wunschel.
The practical nursing students from the Storm Lake center are: Christine A. Cox*, Amanda L. Demers, Laura A. Dillard, Lynde J. Edwards, Tracy L. Hartwig, Amy L. Hirschman, Tessa A. Kay, Heather L. Otto, Donnelle R. Schultz, Michelle J. Stough.