Portage Lakes Career Center


W. Howard Nicol School of Practical Nursing Class #76 Graduates

Ten students recently graduated from the practical nursing program at Portage Lakes Career Center W. Howard Nicol School of Practical Nursing.   

The course of study prepares selected adult students for practice in the field of practical nursing. The Portage Lakes Career Center W. Howard Nicol School of Practical Nursing congratulates the Graduates of Class #76: l-r:  Bryan Smart, Brittany Yanders, Myriah Austin, Emmalina Jesson, Alyssa Burckhart, Telia Davis, Celeste Stratos, Jernee Walker.  Missing from photo: Nicholas Nachtrab and Kayla Sunkin.
Congratulations to those students receiving honors.

Class Valedictorian:  Nicholas Nachtrab

Class Salutatorians:  Alyssa Burckhart, Emmalina Jesson, Brittany Yanders

DVP Scholarship Recipients:  Myriah Austin & Alyssa Burckhart

Altrusa International Scholarship Recipient:  Celeste Stratos

Professional Development Award: Myriah Austin

Core Values In Nursing Awards of Distinction:

  • Caring – Brittany Yanders
  • Integrity – Emmalina Jesson
  • Diversity – Telia Davis
  • Excellence – Alyssa Burckhart


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