Midway College Honors Nursing Graduates

Mar 20 - Sep 20

For Immediate Release
March 15, 2013

Midway College

Midway College Honors Nursing Graduates

Midway, KY- Midway College is pleased to announce those students who received their nursing pins during a ceremony held Friday, May 10 inside the Duthie Auditorium on Midway’s campus.

Thirty-four students earned their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and 19 students earned their Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN). In a special and emotional ceremony, students invited a family member, spouse or friend to place their hard-earned nurse’s pin on them.

During the ceremony several Midway College nursing students also received honors and awards including:

Central Baptist Leadership Award - Lori Newton (Lexington, Kentucky)
The Central Baptist Leadership Award is presented to a graduate who exemplifies the mission of Midway College and the values of Central Baptist Hospital, which is to empower students as leaders, and who consistently demonstrates leadership capabilities both in the classroom and in the clinical setting. As part of the award the student receives a $500 cash prize from Central Baptist Hospital and a Central Baptist nurse makes the presentation of the award.

Clinical Award - Mrs. Megan Lynch-Richie (Cynthiana, Kentucky)
The Clinical Award is presented to a graduate who has demonstrated excellence in the clinical area. Recipients of this award must be academically sound and be able to effectively translate theory learned in the classroom and apply it within the clinical setting.

The Pat Emerson Award - Claire Bischel (Paris, Kentucky)
The Pat Emerson Award is presented to a graduate who is an active and participatory learner, and one who demonstrates an unparalleled enthusiasm and dedication to the nursing profession. The recipient must also exhibit a conscientious, caring spirit and demonstrate collegiality with peers and faculty.

2013 BSN Leadership Award - Elizabeth Triplett-Thieman (Louisville, Kentucky)
This award is given to the student who shows exemplary leadership skills within the classroom and is a leader among his/her classmates.

The Florence Nightingale Award - Karly Maynard (Lexington, Kentucky)
This award is bestowed upon the student who best exemplifies the philosophy and practice of Florence Nightingale, who epitomized the art of helping people toward their optimal health.

2013 Professional Practice Award – Jamie Mann (Versailles, Kentucky)
The recipient of Midway College’s BSN Professional Practice Award exemplifies the attributes of a professional nurse by continued learning, dedication to the profession and giving back to the community through service.

Outstanding Freshman Award – Beth Miller (Harrodsburg, Kentucky)
The recipient of the Outstanding Freshman Award is presented to an exceptional freshman student who has embraced nursing with a passion.

Editor’s Notes:
A complete list of nursing graduates with hometown information is below so you can find the graduates from your area.

Associate Degree Nursing
Lauren Austin (Winchester, Kentucky)
Lauren Bell (Lexington, Kentucky)
Deanna G. Berry (Paris, Kentucky)
Claire Bischel (Paris, Kentucky)
Lorrie Bloyd (Harrodsburg, Kentucky)
Kathryn Carroll (Harrodsburg, Kentucky)
Jasmine Clay (Lexington, Kentucky)
Charissa Cook (Versailles, Kentucky)
Kaye Dishman (Paris, Kentucky)
Sherese Breanna Doram (Georgetown, Kentucky)
Lisa Rae Ecton (Winchester, Kentucky)
Nickie Fryman (Cynthiana, Kentucky)
Sara Gill (Versailles, Kentucky)
Krista Hahn (Bloomfield, Kentucky)
Jessica Harbour (Georgetown, Kentucky)
Danae Jones (Lexington, Kentucky)
Michelle Karcz Nance (Midway, Kentucky)
Brittney Lynch (Cynthiana, Kentucky)
Megan Jean Lynch-Ritchie (Cynthiana, Kentucky)
Shea Ashley Lovett (Lexington, Kentucky)
Karly Maynard (Lexington, Kentucky)
Margaret Mary McGrail (Avon Lake, Ohio)
Lisa Mick (Lexington, Kentucky)
Laura Musick (Nicholasville, Kentucky)
Lori Denise Newton (Lexington, Kentucky)
Kelsey Pilkerton (Georgetown, Kentucky)
Crystal Schooler
Sarah Ashley Semones (Frankfort, Kentucky)
Kayla Clair Spalding (Versailles, Kentucky)
Whitley Sutherland (Lexington, Kentucky)
Olivia Swarner (Versailles, Kentucky)
Maria Tejeda (Lexington, Kentucky)
Jennifer Tomlinson (Lexington, Kentucky)
Caitlin Vest (Georgetown, Kentucky)

Bachelor of Science Degree Nursing
Sarah Baxter, RN (New Castle, Kentucky)
Karen A. Beck, RN (Lexington, Kentucky)
Nicole Brassington, RN (Shelbyville, Kentucky)
Brittany M. Click, RN (Nicholasville, Kentucky)
Julia D. Corey, RN (Perryville, Kentucky)
Kristina Gritton, RN (Georgetown, Kentucky)
Makenzie Jolly, RN (Lexington, Kentucky)
Kellie Lykins, RN (Lexington, Kentucky)
Tayler Marie Maddox, RN (Lexington, Kentucky)
Jamie. S. Mann, RN (Versailles, Kentucky)
Teresa McIlvoy, RN (Springfield, Kentucky)
Kristin Pritchett, RN (Brownstown, Indiana)
Patty Quinn, RN (Lexington, Kentucky)
Tierney Caitlin Sears, RN (Richmond, Kentucky)
Katie Sexton, RN (Berea, Kentucky)
Jennifer Taraba, RN (Lexington, Kentucky)
Elizabeth H. Triplett-Thieman, RN (Louisville, Kentucky)
Erin Trujillo, RN (Georgetown, Kentucky)
Jordan Wiles, RN (Science Hill, Kentucky)


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Ellen Gregory, Vice President of Marketing & Communications
(859) 846-6046 (office)