Wharton County Junior College is pleased to announce the recent graduation of 20 students from the Wharton Licensed Vocational Nursing Certificate Program.
The graduates include (left-to-right) front row: Navidad Garcia of Bay City, Diaundra Sanders of Missouri City, Denetra Asomugha of Katy, Shanikwa Robinson of Bay City, Mirary Guerrero of Needville, Jessica Hernandez of Richmond, Amanda Grant of Lissie, Amanda Moore of Houston.
Graduates pictured (left to right) middle row: Leslie Castro of Wharton, Regina Delgado of Wharton, Amparo Gonzalez of Bay City, Cierra Morgan of Richmond, LaTadra Davis of Brookshire, Miranda Howell of Bay City.
Graduates pictured (left to right) back row: Jorge Arias of Rosenberg, Eloiza Figueroa of Bay City, Wesley Nall of Bay City, Alissa Bazinet of El Campo, Reed Wieghat of Needville.
As part of the graduation ceremony, students received special awards. The Excellence Award in Nursing was presented to Miranda Howell of Bay City, Amanda Grant of Lissie, and Reed Wieghat of Needville.
Prior to graduation, students successfully completed one year of intensive study to prepare them to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Exam. Upon receiving their Vocational Nursing license, they will practice the art and science of nursing as a licensed vocational nurse in many areas of their local communities.
Applications for the 2013 fall class will be accepted through March 31, 2013.
For information, contact WCJC’s vocational nursing program at (979) 532-6393.