Elgin Trio Receive NECC Nursing Pins

Associate degree nursing and practical nursing students received their nursing pins in a special ceremony recently at Northeast Community College in Norfolk.
In addition to the Pinning Ceremony, two associate degree nursing and two practical nursing student were presented the Essence of Nursing Award for their consistent academic effort, caring actions, positive motivation toward classroom learning and clinical experience, and professional behaviors.
Associate Degree Nursing Students Lauren Selting, Elgin, and Catlin Sohl, Lee’s Summit, MO, and Practical Nursing Students Allison Davis, Wayne, and Kerry Mutschelknaus, Norfolk, were honored with the award.
Upon completion of the first two semesters of nursing studies at Northeast, students are eligible to take the National Council of Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become licensed practical nurses. Students who hold a 3.0 grade point average in their nursing courses are eligible to complete the last two semesters of the Northeast program and take the National Council of Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) to practice as licensed registered nurses.
Students who graduate with an associate degree in nursing are eligible to continue their studies for a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. The general education courses for a bachelor of science in nursing can be taken at Northeast Community College.
Among the students who were pinned with the Associate Degree Nursing pin were Lauren Selting and Traci Beckman. Stacey Schiltmeyer of Elgin received the Practical Nursing pin.