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Gadsden State Health Sciences Division holds pinning ceremonies

Centre, Ala. – The Gadsden State Community College Division of Health Sciences recognized students earning their associate degree in registered nursing during a pinning ceremony in December at Gadsden State Cherokee.  

Each semester, select registered nursing students are presented with the highly-coveted Florence Nightingale Award, which recognizes those who are the most committed to caring and compassionate nursing care. Winners were selected from each cohort — the Day Program and the Night Program.  Alexandra Colburn of Attalla was the winner for the Cherokee day program cohort.  April Lett of Attalla was the winner for the Cherokee night program cohort. She was also awarded the Academic Achievement Award for above-average grades and performance.

The Excellence in Academic Achievement Award is given to the nursing student having the highest grade point average. The fall 2021 recipient was Aella Corizzi of Collinsville. The Academic Achievement Award for above-average grades and performance was awarded to Jana Croft of Rome, Ga.

The fall 2021 program graduates are:

Attalla – Kayli Brothers, Alexandra Colburn, April Lett

Cedar Bluff – Alexandria Montgomery

Centre – Hannah Hood, Brittany Rhinehart, Alexia Wood 

Collinsville – Aella Natasha Corizzi

Gadsden – Savannah Myers

Jacksonville – Tricia Holbrooks, Dylan Ponder

Rainsville – Chasity Hilley

Talladega – Macie Caldwell


Cedartown – Brittany LeSteeno 

Dallas, Ga. – Eden Parks

Lindale, Ga. – Samantha Robinson

Rome, Ga. – Christopher Hulsey, Jana Croft, Morgan Hicks, William Wiggins, Anna Holland

Summerville, Ga. – Lauren Martin, Meagan Morris