May 17, 2018 - For Immediate Release
Fourteen Practical Nursing Students from Kiamichi
Technology Center in McAlester will graduate in the Seminar Center at Kiamichi
Technology Center on Thursday June 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. According to program
instructors, Rebecca Dixon and Sonya Anderson, the Practical Nursing Class is an
eleven month program, where students compile 1,508 hours of class time and
clinical hours. Students attend classes Monday-Friday for eleven months and
must pass a rigorous exam in order to graduate.
Guest speaker for the graduation program is Kevin
Priddle, Vice Chairman of the McAlester Regional Health Center Foundation and the
former Mayor of McAlester.
The nursing profession is growing at a faster than
average pace due to an ever increasing aging population. The need for nurses
continues to grow throughout Oklahoma and the United States.
The next Practical Nursing Program begins on July 11,
2018 and will continue for eleven months until June of 2019.
More information about the Practical Nursing
Program can be obtained by contacting Jeannie Horn at 426-0940.
Pictured Front Row L-R Grace
O’Connor, Abra Sanders, Alesha Murray, Kristen Eddlemon, Kayla Williamson,
Marvin Tabada, Sandy Tran.
L-R Jessie Mathews, Alissa Geffken, Tiffany Hartman, Tammy Rishton,
Heather Wood, Sayler VanVekoven, Madilyn Wilson.