CCCC Nursing Program Holds Pinning And Candle Lighting Ceremony

Members of the Central Carolina Community College Louise L. Tuller School of Nursing Practical Nursing Class of 2021 are pictured with faculty and staff members, left to right: top row, Christy Jones (Admin. Asst.), Emily Johns, Tierra Hudson, Gwendolyn Horne, Carol Dejonge, Vanessa Castro, Martha Cameron, and Ashley Baker; middle row, Juanita Carter (Faculty), Paulina Rogers, Amanda Norris, Tracy McNeill, Apollonia McLean, Christen Lynch, Angelina Longoria, and Terry Cebulski-Field (Faculty); front row, Dr. Barbara Campbell (Department Chair), Samantha Toler, Stephany Tilley, Lashonda Thomas, Jensine Taylor, Alyssia Staton, Linda Ross, Dr. Consuela Blaizes (CCCC Practical Nursing Program Director), and Christopher Bailey (Faculty); not pictured, Gregory Koher.

The Central Carolina Community College Louise L. Tuller School of Nursing Practical Nursing program held a Pinning and Candle Lighting Ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, July 21, at the Grace Chapel Church Family Life Center in Sanford, N.C.

Dr. Barbara Campbell, CCCC Nursing Department Chair, gave the welcome and led in the Pinning. Theresa Cebulski-Field (Nursing Faculty) spoke on the Significance of the Nursing Cap and Pin. Christopher Bailey (Nursing Faculty) introduced the graduates. Special awards and presentation was by Dr. Consuela Blaizes, Program Director, CCCC Practical Nursing, and Juanita Carter (Nursing Faculty).

Student remarks were by Vanessa Castro and Apollonia McLean.

Members of the CCCC Practical Nursing Class of 2021, with their home county listed: Ashley Baker (Lee), Martha Peyton Cameron (Lee), Vanessa Castro (Harnett), Carol DeJonge (Wake), Gwendolyn Horne (Moore), Tierra Hudson (Johnston), Emily Johns (Lee), Gregory Koher (Chatham), Angelina Longoria (Lee), Christen Lynch (Lee), Apollonia McLean (Lee), Tracy McNeill (Moore), Amanda Norris (Harnett), Paulina Rogers (Lee), Linda Ross (Lee), Alyssia Staton (Harnett), Jensine Taylor (Harnett), Lashonda Thomas (Harnett), Stephany Tilley (Lee), and Samantha Toler (Harnett).


  1. I love seeing them in their traditional nursing uniforms. Take pride! As a JOCO nurse I hope to see you at work one day!

  2. Congratulations! You are valued and necessary to our healthcare! I’m a retired LVN, class of 1966, Rio Hondo Community College!

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