MOULTRIE — Moultrie Technical College held its semi-annual Nurse Pinning Ceremony for Fall Semester 2012 on Dec. 13 at the college’s Veterans Parkway Campus conference center in Moultrie. The ceremony honored 11 graduates from the MTC Moultrie and Tifton Campus Practical Nursing programs, which require five terms of in-class study and many hours of hands-on clinical experience in area hospitals and physicians’ offices. The graduates will sit for the Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses exam within the next month to become eligible to be employed as nurses. MTC Moultrie Campus graduates pictured at their candle lighting ceremony, from left, are Yami Avila, Cynthia Wheeler and Laquita Smith.
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High school jazz bands to show off at ABAC
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