On Thursday, June 29th, the 2017 University of Arkansas Rich Mountain Practical Nursing Capping Ceremony was held at the Ouachita Center on the Mena campus. Chancellor Phillip Wilson welcomed a record crowd and the 2017 LPN Class of 25 students to the ceremony. Pyke Bobo, CRNA for Mena Regional Health System was chosen by the LPN students as this year’s guest speaker. Bobo shared experiences and opportunities the graduates would value throughout their career and expressed appreciation to the family and friends who have supported the students through the past year. The 2017 Jane Anderson Award was presented by Ruth Gray to Ntxhee Sing Yang, LPN graduate. The UA Rich Mountain Practical Nursing Staff include: Charla Hollin, Nursing Director, Jeri Ashcraft, Nursing Instructor, and Sada Wilson, Clinical Instructor. A reception in the Ouachita Center followed the event.
Pictured; PHOTO 1: LPN Class of 2017 and Nursing Director and Instructors, PHOTO 2: Ruth Gray presenting Jane Anderson Award to Ntxhee Sing Yang, and PHOTO 3: UA Rich Mountain Chancellor Dr. Phillip Wilson with LPN Class of 2017.
For more information about the UA Rich Mountain Practical Nursing Program, contact: Charla Hollin, UA Rich Mountain Nursing Director, at 479-394-7622, x. 1366.