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Midway University Hosts Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Midway University Hosts Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Midway University nursing faculty gathered Friday, December 14 to present official Midway University Nursing Pins to 29 new graduates. These candidates successfully completed their coursework and earned their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN).

In addition to the pinning ceremony, several students received awards and recognition.

The Majmundar Nursing Award is sponsored by Drs. Gopal and Mina Majmundar of Martin, Kentucky. The award is presented to a graduate who has demonstrated scholastic excellence. The Fall 2018 recipient was Stacy Frost of Georgetown, KY.

The Outstanding Freshman Award is presented to an exceptional freshman student who has embraced nursing with a passion. To be considered for this award the student must be academically sound, exhibit a high level of integrity, demonstrate a spirit of inquiry, be a compassionate and therapeutic communicator, and be professional in attitude, behavior, and appearance. The Fall 2018 award recipient was Kaci Leatherwood of Georgetown, KY.

The Florence Nightingale Award is presented to the student who exhibits a positive and friendly attitude, is resourceful and helpful to classmates, and demonstrates respect and support of everyone. The Fall 2018 recipient was Stacy Frost of Georgetown, KY.

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 Fall 2018 award recipient was Ansley Yankey of Lexington, KY.

The Baptist Health Lexington Leadership Award is presented to a graduate who exemplifies the characteristics of professional leadership by demonstrating leadership capabilities in the classroom, the clinical setting, and the community. The Fall 2018 award recipient was Danielle Berrier of Louisville, KY.

The outgoing officers of the Midway Association of Nursing Students (MANS) were also recognized for their service.

  • Jocelyn Kinney of Lexington, KY, President
  • Stacy Frost of Georgetown, KY, Secretary
  • Kerri Preston of Georgetown, KY, Treasurer

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