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Pinning ceremony held for practical nursing students at RCC

Graduating students in the Practical Nursing program were recently honored during a pinning ceremony held on the RCC Campus in Lumberton.  The “walk through” pinning ceremony was held July 22 in the auditorium on campus with social distancing measures in place from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The twenty-two students listed below represent the largest practical nursing class since the inception of the program in 2012.  Many of these students have already been offered promising nursing positions within the region, and some have even accepted positions outside of North Carolina.

The following students were pinned during Thursdays’s celebration:

  • Emmalie Atherton
  • Ashanta Campbell
  • Rebekah Chavis
  • Chasity Clark
  • Ashley Daubert
  • Kimberly Garcia
  • Kayla Graham
  • Lekeya Grissett
  • Ashley Hunt
  • Genoa Hunt
  • Gabrielle Jones
  • Natosha Jones
  • Brittany Locklear
  • Nicolette Locklear
  • Sequoia Locklear
  • Blake Lowry
  • Latisha Oxendine
  • Monica Rabello
  • Terra Rhyne
  • Brianna Suggs
  • Amber Tyndall
  • Hannah Walters

To view and download photos of the event, please visit

To learn more about the practical nursing program at Robeson Community College, please contact Dr. Eva Meekins, program director, at or (910) 272-3398.


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