Mount Saint Mary College recently held a pinning ceremony for 31 adult accelerated program nursing graduates. Fr. Kevin E. Mackin, OFM, president, gave an invocation and blessed the pins, which were presented to the graduates by chosen family members and friends. Mount professors Jill Brennan-Cook and Andrea Ackerman offered the graduates words of encouragement and advice for their upcoming nursing careers.
The nursing graduates are: Ashly Abraham of Spring Valley; Valerie Andryshak of Goshen; Jessica Biegel of Westford; Joseph Brooks of New Paltz; Anne Michelle Bullicer of New Windsor; Amanda Cranmer of Poughkeepsie; Pamela Delano of Brentwood; Lissette Del Toro of Middletown; Donald Eberhardt, Jr. of Danbury, Conn.; Jonathan Gallin of Olive Bridge; Ashley Higgins of LaGrangeville; George Hughes of the Bronx; Catherine Jackson of Middletown; Victoria Johnson of Newburgh; Seiba Jones of the Bronx; Kathleen Kelly of Poughkeepsie; Jennifer Maloy of New Paltz; Audra Mancuso of Westtown; Alexa Markiewicz of Kingston; Dorisah Nelson of Nyack; Beth O’Brien of Carmel; Lisa O’Flaherty of Middletown; Nichole Perez of the Bronx; Jennifer Peterson of Westtown; Shelly Scott of Garrison; Tamara Seney of Newburgh; Tammy Sherry of Walden; Eric Steins of Newburgh; Raven Strange of Fishkill; Sady-Ann Sutherland of New Windsor; and Jennifer Zenz of Cold Spring.