FDTC holds pinning ceremony for 2019 nursing grads
Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) honored 22 Associate Degree Nursing Program graduates on Tuesday, May 14, at the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT).
Each graduate of FDTC’s Associate Degree of Nursing May 2019 class received their pins during the program. After the class received their pins, they recited the Florence Nightingale Pledge.
Graduates were also honored with three class awards that were presented to top students. Winning this semester’s Academic Excellence Award was Blake Rochester of Florence. He had the class’s highest grade point average. The graduating students voted on the Thelma Laird Award, and winning that honor was Florence’s Andrea Spears. Faculty members voted on the Clinical Award, and this semester’s honor went to Cherelle Sade’ Mace of Florence.
The graduates also heard from keynote speaker Reverend Dr. Gloria A. Robinson, who is an Associate Pastor with the Evening Light Church of God.
Below are the May 2019 Nursing Program graduates:
•Charleston: James Mitchell Jr. •Columbia: Sandy YI Jaun Cen, Robert Finger
•Darlington- Jennifer Harllee Biering, Samantha Holder, Ciara Chanel Humes
•Florence: Chelsea Anderson, Freeman Brown, Joshua Craig, Rhonda Na’lisha Griffiths, Cherrelle Sade’ Mace, Danielle McCrea-Canty, Blake Rochester, Thomas Edmondson Ruffin III, Andrea Spears, Daneka Vanderhall, Shamirra Malika Williams
•Hartsville: Storm Beasley
•Lake City: Lynn Ashlyn Eaddy
•Pamplico: Taylor Nicole Armstrong, Rachael Williams
•Timmonsville: Corley Fields Godwin