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Dothan, Ala.—Wallace Community College – Dothan recently conferred credentials upon summer 2016 graduates of the associate degree and practical nursing programs. The graduates, who represent students from the Sparks Campus in Eufaula and the Wallace Campus in Dothan, will help fill employment gaps in the local healthcare workforce. 

Since the first graduating class in 1953, the practical nursing program has produced over 3,880 graduates. The associate degree program has graduated almost 4,053 nurses since the initial 1971 class. 

Wallace continues to enroll large numbers of prospective allied health and nursing students each semester. More than 39% of the College’s total student enrollment is registered in health sciences or pre-health sciences courses. The nursing programs are approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

For additional information about Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) contact Michelle Blackmon at mblackmon@wallace.edu, or call 334-556-2262. For information about Practical Nursing (PN) contact Hannah Mixson at hmixson@wallace.edu, or call 334-556-2220. Application information for both programs and are available at www.wallace.edu. Applications for the spring 2017 Association Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs are accessible at www.wallace.edu/healthscience_applications. Applications are due October 7.

Graduates of the associate degree nursing program are:  Ashford: Kimberly Michelle Soley; Atlanta, GA: James Babatunde Majekodunmi; Cottonwood: Courtney Danford; Dothan: Tyler Hughes, April Lynn Luker, Tabitha Mungai, Francisa Okwucki Nwobi, and Sheretha Thomas; Eufaula; Norman James Whitaker; Headland: Chelsea Briana Skipper; Hyannis, MA: Samantha Rose Pichler; Marianna: Christina Michelle McAnelly; Queens, NY: Erikka Elizabeth Welch; Red Level: Linda Sue Walker; Vernon, FL: Tammy Perry Lee; and Vero Beach, FL: Shaunna Marleen Flenniken.

Graduates of the practical nursing program are:  Abbeville, AL: Savannah Jordan; Cottonwood: Michelle Morgan; Daleville: Brittney Evans; Dothan: Amber Brackin, Kameron Bradley, Kirsten Fredeman, Casey Hill, Yulishia Perry, and Kaitlyn Smith; Elamville: Michael Murphy; Enterprise: Haley E. Kirkland; Eufaula: Lindsey Defee, Lisa Kelly, Tracy Patterson, and Matthew Starling; Fort Rucker: Hannah McGillick; Midland City: Tiffiny Suggs and Elizabeth Webb; Ozark: Shaniece Horne, Demetrius Jackson, Brandon Sisson, Tiesha Smiley, Danielle Stinson, and DeAndrea Williams; Phenix City: Latoya Towers; Shorterville: Charlene Knight; and Smith Station: Johnetta Morgan.

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