Misericordia University held a pinning ceremony in Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall to recognize 15 students who completed the Part Time Accelerated Evening Bachelor of Science Degree Nursing Program.
Among them is Victoria Romano of Shohola.
Undergraduate nursing students received the Misericordia University Nursing Pin, a symbol of achievement in the nursing profession. Family and friends attended the event, which also featured the recital of the international pledge for nurses and the international prayer for nurses.
Kristin Eden of Wapwallopen, was recognized by the nursing department with the Clinical Excellence Award, which is presented to a student whose grade point average is greater than 3.0 and who is judged by faculty to administer superior nursing skills in clinical practice.
Daryl Bennett of Scranton, received the Academic Excellence Award that is conferred to a BSN student who has attained the highest academic standing overall.
For a student who plans to pursue a career specializing in psychiatric nursing and who excelled in the psychiatric nursing class as well as the clinical rotation, Elizabeth Anne Papciak of Wilkes-Barre received the Mario DeFrancesco Award.
Nursing students who received their pins during the ceremony, included Amy Nichole Austin, Sweet Valley; Daryl Bennett, Scranton; Erica Comine, Scranton; Ryan Diddick, Nicholson; Kristin Eden, Wapwallopen; Amy Marie Hawley, Montrose; Megan Lynn Hullihan, Natalie; Melanie Claire
Larson-Keck, Saylorsburg; Megan Lynne Margavage, Wilkes-Barre; Lisa Oney, Wyoming; Elizabeth Anne Papciak, Wilkes-Barre; Lisa Marie Perugino, Dallas; Cortney Repanshek, Drums; Victoria Romano, Shohola and Tiffany Timpko, Mountaintop.