CLIFTON FORGE, Va. (VR) – The first Associate of Nursing degree graduates from the newly named Mountain Gateway Community College participated in the annual Pinning Ceremony on May 11 on the MGCC Clifton Forge campus. Seated (from left) are Abbi Schumaker of Lewisburg, West Virginia; Kaylee Wright of Covington; Samantha Craig of Waynesboro; Alicia Armentrout of Covington; Jenny Ramsey of Buena Vista; Amber Mundy of Covington; Larissa Wright of Roanoke; Leighann Landrum of Goshen; Donna Vance of Union, West Virginia; (second row, from left) Rebecca Gibson of Callaghan; Sarah Coleman of Lexington; Taylor Thompson of Buena Vista; Rachel Young of Roanoke; Laura McRoberts of Bath County; Alantra Williams of Greenbrier County, West Virginia; Jessica Atkins of Clifton Forge; Linda Dawson of Rockbridge County; Cheyenne Brown of Waynesboro; Samantha Reid of Botetourt County; (back row, from left) Jessica Wheeler of Buena Vista; Lauren Potter of Lexington; Rachael Kinsey of Covington; Heather Andrews of Bath County; Bryan Walsh of Roanoke; Carol Penney of Rockbridge County; Miranda Peery of Covington; Courtney Simmons of Covington; Bri’Onnah Thomasson of Roanoke; and Gracie Morgan of Union, West Virginia. Not pictured: James Sensabaugh of Goshen and Lynsday Basham of Troutville.
The 31 graduates also received their ADN diplomas during MGCC commencement exercises May 12. (MGCC photo)