CB021136Graduates of the Nursing program at Missouri Southern State University will take part in a formal pinning ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10 in Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall at MSSU.

Grace Ayton, associate professor of Nursing and interim director of the Department of Nursing will welcome 47 graduates.

Introductions will be made by Dr. Tia Strait, dean, School of Health Science, Public Safety and Technology.

MSSU president Dr. Bruce Speck will make remarks to the graduates.

Elizabeth Strausbaugh, 2013 Nursing Program graduate, will deliver the invocation.

William “Kip” Davis, assistant professor, Department of Nursing, will make remarks.

The Spirit of Nursing Award will be presented by Capt. Louie Pineda and Sgt. First Class Timothy Britt, both of the U.S. Army.

Baccalaureate Degree candidates will be  presented by Lauren Haggard, assistant professor of Nursing.

Grace Ayton and Pat Hempsmyer, assistant professor of Nursing, will formally pin the graduates.

Chris Eller, associate professor of Nursing, will make the Rose Presentation.

The benediction will be delivered by Brittany Jenkins, 2013 Nursing graduate.

Candle lighters will be  Chrys Corcoran and Vivian Jackson, both assistant professors of Nursing.

“The Nightingale Pledge” will be led by Kelli Blanton, assistant professor of Nursing.

Dr. Pat Lipira, interim vice president for Academic Affairs, will present the Class of 2013.

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Baccalaureate of Science Degree, MSSU Nursing Class of 2013

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Semone Howell

ARKANSAS
Conway
Kayce Moore

CALIFORNIA
Morgan Hill

Brittney Jeanot

IDAHO
Boise

Willis “David” Cantrell

KANSAS
Fredonia

John “Chris” Frasier, Jr.

NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque

Sara Ropp

OKLAHOMA
Coweta

Lorre Roberson

MISSOURI
Anderson

Blake Sultzer

Carthage
Bailee Bland
Hailey Curry
Gary “Gene” Harris
Beatriz Hurtado
Andrea Kew

Carl Junction
Janet Frazier
Melissa Nimmo
Dawn Simpson
Tracy Southern
Alyssa Veri 

Granby
Crystal Dyer

Jasper
Jessica Caylor
David Rice

Joplin
Sagely Dill
Danielle Dishman
Hannah Houdyshell
Brittany Jenkins
Lyndsey Johnston
Jordan Lefevers
Alicia Marshall
Jaymee Quinn
Amanda Reasoner
Sara Shields
Jennifer Skaggs
Noreen Jean Smith
Maegan Vanderplow

Kansas City
Hannah Guthland

 Lamar
Karlee Garrett

 Noel
Jody Francisco
Jose Hernandez

Nevada
Melissa Greer

Neosho
Jodi Bond
Kori Buck

Oronogo
Lisa Winnett

Sarcoxie
Jill Parmley

Schell City
Ruth Finnigan

Webb City
Allison Daniels
Elizabeth Strausbaugh
Eric Thomason