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Halifax Community College is proud to announce the graduation of its school of health sciences students. 

In a joint celebration, the Medical Laboratory Technology program, with the School of Nursing and the School of Dental Hygiene, hosted its pinning ceremony on Tuesday.

Fifty-eight men and women met the qualifications in these allied health programs. 

Faculty from each program presented pins and awards to the students.



Thirty-six students received pins from the nursing program. 

Each student has completed the requirements for the Registered Nurse credential and has earned an Associate Degree in Nursing. 

Amy Tillery received the Patriot Award for Clinical Excellence, Kelly Thornton received the Patriot Award for Clinical Leadership, Baylee Edwards received the Patriot Award for Academic Excellence, Kelley Powers received the Patriot Award for Fundamentals Day Champion and Jena Davis received the Alice Anne Smith Nursing Achievement Award. 

ADN graduates include: Nnenne Agbai, Mary Anstead, Olaoluwa Badejo, Frances Bishop, Kristen Clark, Jennifer Clemonts, Kayla Conde, Cassidy Corbett, Jena Davis, Baylee Edwards, Jodie Edwards, Travis Faulcon, Kortne Fitch, Hannah Kane, Sharcheta Lassiter, Brenda Moore, Ifeanyichukwu Ogbonaya, Genna Parks, Julieann Parrilla, Dana Patton, Candace Peaden, Kelley Powers, Natalie Seger, Traci Simmons, Jocelynne Stephens-Telfair, Tabitha Storey, Kenya Taylor, Naqawasa Thompson, Kelly Thornton, Amy Tillery, Ashlei True, Allexus White, Toni Williams, Maegan Williby,Kendra Woods and Jessica Worthington.

Dental Hygiene graduates


Seventeen students received pins in the Dental Hygiene program. 

Shamari Boose received the Dental Hygiene Patriot Award, Miriam McCoy received the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition Award and Sadie Johnson received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award. 

Dental hygiene graduates include: Tiffany Amerson, Lanie Barry, Shamari Boose, Mya Cypress, Madelyn Davis, Carol Ellis, Chrystal Garcia-Arroyo, Leanna Hughes, Sadie Johnson, Joy Jones, Miranda Lee, Miriam McCoy, Kimberly Parker, Priscilla Richardson, Kayleigh MacLeod Roman, Taylor Scott and Erica Williams.

MLT graduates


Five students received pins from the Medical Laboratory Technician program. 

The Sue Tidrick Clinical Excellence Award went to Kayla Christina Gaertner and the Patriot Award went to Madison Finch. 

The 2022 MLT graduates include: Madison Finch, Kayla Christina Gaertner, Anne Itchegou, Kendall Mason and April D. Powell.