Obici Hospital’s School of Practical Nursing holds Capping Ceremony
Published 12:00 am Monday, July 11, 2005
Obici Hospital’s School of Practical Nursing, sponsored in conjunction with Suffolk Public Schools, presented 14 women their nursing caps in a ceremony at the hospital on June 14.
The school’s nursing director, Gwen Sweat, RN,BSN,MS capped each student, signifying the next step towards becoming a nurse. That next step will entail clinicals, offering the students hands-on experience in a hospital setting. The students will graduate from the program in February 2006.
Each nurse recited
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&uot;The Practical Nurse’s Pledge,&uot; promising to cooperate loyally with other members of the nursing team and to raise the standards and prestige of the practical nursing profession.
The Class of 2006 Suffolk Public Schools/Obici Hospital School of Practical Nursing are:
Lu Agnese, Suffolk,
Linda Humphries Armstrong, Carrsville
Silvia Ann Berland, Smithfield
Shannon Elexia Conney, Suffolk.
Patricia Diane Gibson, Carrsville
Holly Denise Hicks, Windsor
Peggy Jordan, Suffolk
Kristyn Renee Lawrence, Chesapeake
Andrea Merlyn Locke, Suffolk
Shawnda Kay Schaup, Suffolk
Cathy Lane Sutherland, Virginia Beach
Kimberly Michelle Tilson, Suffolk
Christine Elizabeth Trexler, Portsmouth
Allison Jean Williams, Worces-ter, Mass.