North Platte Community College will honor students in its Associate Degree Nursing, Licensed Practical Nursing and Medical Laboratory Technician programs with pinning and certificate ceremonies July 31 – just prior to commencement.

The ADN and LPN pinnings are scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in the McDonald-Belton Gymnasium while the MLT certificate presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Room 212 of the Health and Science Center.

Both ceremonies will be on NPCC’s south campus, 601 W. State Farm Rd., and are open to the public.

The following students will be recognized:



Associate Degree of Nursing

Broken Bow – Emily Gottschalk

Brule – Emilia  Pacheco

Indianola – Ashlee Morosic

Sutherland – Josiah Barmore

McCook – Neyva Flores, Jasmyn James, Taylor Matson, Baylie Simmonds

Merna – Andrea Wilder

North Platte – Kylin Brooks, Shayla Hecht, Abbey Jones, Allison Kramer, Amanda Mays, Madelyn Peters, Mindy Schmadeke, Mara Wardyn, Emma Young, Jenna Young

Ogallala – Kelsie Medina



Julesburg – Derek Farmer



Licensed Practical Nursing

Bassett – Michael Clay

Hershey – Thomas Derr, Amanda Reiber, Brooke Sheets

Long Pine – Emily Draze

Mullen – Lindsay Fay

North Platte – Karen Anthony, Ashley Barnhart, Andrea Clouatre, Xiaofei  Croutcher, Cristal Gonzalez, Jordan Goodall, Samantha Gutherless, Skyler King, Scarlett Mijares, Jessica Owen, Jessica Owens, Nicole Schmit, Tylan  Silos, Kaylee Yonkers

Oconto – Kaela McDaniel

McCook – Brenda Aguirre, Shelby Rowe

Valentine – Heidi Edington, Brittni Hoffman



Medical Laboratory Technician

Kearney – Emma Larington

North Platte – Callie Brown, Mercedes Nolda, Carlos Romero

All guests will have their temperature taken at the door. They will be encouraged to wear masks and social distance. Hand sanitizer will be available.

Those who can’t watch the nurse pinning in person can view a stream of the ceremony at: