Students in the Pearl River Community College practical nursing program in Poplarville received their pins and diplomas Thursday, July 28, during a ceremony at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts. Graduates are, first row from left, Hannah Hutchinson* of Slidell, La., Ursula Hatfield* of Poplarville, Ashley Fairley* of Wiggins*, Shonderlon Dillon* of Tylertown, Noelle Cooke* of Bay St. Louis, Julia Brown* of Carriere, Valerie Baradell of Picayune, Megan Alexander of Carriere; second row, Jasmine Matthews*, Paula Lucas* and Jualissa Knight*, all of Columbia; Tavie Kekko of Poplarville, Ebony Jones* of Hattiesburg, Sara Jackson* of Columbia, Kimberly Jackson* of Biloxi; third row, Danielle Williams of Picayune, Cai Smith* of Sumrall, Jessica Sampson of Hattiesburg, Jennifer Reid of Lumberton, Shakiria Pittman* of Sumrall, Ranee Morgan* of Picayune and Sharnay Mills* of Lumberton. Not pictured is Crystal Van Buren* of Picayune. An * denotes membership in the National Association of Licensed Practical Nursing Honor Society.
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