Midland College honors Spring 2024 Nursing and Respiratory Care graduatesMay 15, 2024

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Midland College recently held two pinning ceremonies recognizing Spring 2024 associate degree graduates of the Nursing and Respiratory Care programs. 

Family and friends joined the 12 Respiratory Care and 17 Nursing graduates for the traditional pinning and candle lighting ceremonies held in the Allison Fine Arts Building, Wagner & Brown Auditorium.

Midland College Vice President of Instruction Dr. Michael Dixon spoke to the graduates and reflected on the selflessness of becoming a healthcare professional, praising the dedication of the Spring 2024 graduates who now join the ranks of compassionate caregivers in West Texas. 

"Midland College's Associate Degree Nursing and Respiratory Care programs stand out for their excellence," remarked Dr. Dixon. "This excellence is a testament to our students' unwavering commitment to personal growth and the pursuit of the highest standards of care. Their dedication not only ensures healing for those they will serve but also serves as an inspiration for future students. The faculty members in both programs are to be commended for their steadfast efforts to support these students as they transition into healthcare professionals."

Spring 2024 Respiratory Care graduates are:

  • Jorge Ballinas
  • Sydney Calderon
  • Tara Cazares
  • Danielle De La Rosa
  • Natalie Hernandez
  • Katrina Krop
  • Natalie Maldonado Medrano
  • Alyne Munoz
  • Shelby Murphy
  • Makenzie Plitt
  • Cassandra Rodriguez
  • Sador Sotelo

Spring 2024 Associate Degree Nursing graduates completing the two-year associate degree program are:

  • Matthew Arizpe
  • Stephania Najera-Arrieta
  • Jacquelin Bagues
  • Miranda Carrasco
  • Nicole Felix
  • Devan Idell
  • Nykesha Jim
  • Uju Kalu-Samuel
  • Edna Marquez
  • Denisse Mata
  • Matthew Monaghan
  • Irene Primera
  • Kara Salcido
  • Adrian Sigala
  • Misty Steward
  • Elizabeth Torres
  • Cole Wallace

The deadline to apply for the Fall 2024 Associate Degree Nursing Program is May 28, 2024. For more information, visit https://www.midland.edu/academics/degrees/health/nursing/adn.php

For more information on our Respiratory Care Program, visit https://www.midland.edu/academics/degrees/health/respiratory.php

Photo: Associate Degree Nursing Spring 2024 graduates (top) and Respiratory Care Spring 2024 graduates (bottom)

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