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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 4, 2014
 
HCC Certified Nurse Aide graduates pinned on Sept. 2 in Scotland Neck
 
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) honored 10 Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) graduates during a pinning ceremony, Sept. 2 at the Scotland Neck Town Hall Auditorium. This project was a joint effort between HCC, Regeneration Development Group, Our Community Hospital and the Town of Scotland Neck. Funding for tuition and supplies was granted by the NC Department of Commerce-Rural Economic Development Division and the Golden LEAF Foundation.

The CNA program prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed nursing professionals in performing nursing care and services to patients in a hospital, nursing facility or home care agency.

Graduates included:
  • Shermaine M. Bandy
  • Juanita M. Brown
  • Shulonta R. Holiday
  • Keoisha Lewis
  • Brittany R. McCowan
  • Clayreese S. McDaniel
  • Ronnikeya L. Moody
  • Perlita Sanchez
  • Jacqueline D. Thomas
  • Lesheba D. Williams
"You've chosen a worthy field," said Our Community Hospital CEO Tom Majure. “"ou will improve the quality of life for people you take care of."

"This is just the beginning,” said HCC Workforce & Economic Development Division Acting Dean Tamba O. Thompson. “The best is yet to come. Take this experience and build upon it."

HCC Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Deryl Davis Fulmer commented on the fact that nursing aides are in demand in the workplace. “The job outlook is better than average,” she said.
HCC Certified Nurse Aide graduates pinned on Sept. 2 in Scotland Neck
Halifax Community College (HCC) honored 10 Certified Nurse Aide graduates during a pinning ceremony, Sept. 2 at the Scotland Neck Town Hall Auditorium. Pictured are, front row from left, HCC Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Deryl Davis Fulmer, Juanita M. Brown, Keoisha Lewis, Perlita Sanchez, Lesheba D. Williams, Shulonta R. Holiday and HCC Workforce & Economic Development Division Acting Dean Tamba O. Thompson; back row, Our Community Hospital CEO Tom Majure, Scotland Neck’s Mayor Leonard J. Bunting, Shermaine M. Bandy, Brittany R. McCowan, Ronnikeya L. Moody, HCC Nurse Aide Coordinator Sheila Aycock, RN, Clayreese S. McDaniel, Jacqueline D. Thomas and Regeneration Development Group Administrative Assistant Crystal Moore.
 
 
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Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239