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White Coat ceremony welcomes LWC Nursing students

Columbia's Jessica Halcomb and Callie Morrison among the 29 students to receive their ceremonial white coats on Friday.

By Travis Smith

The science and art of nursing was extolled Friday evening at Lindsey Wilson College as the latest cohort of nurses was accepted into the college's nursing program.

The 29 students were part of the "Blessing and White Coat Ceremony," held Friday, September 27, 2019, in V.P. Henry Auditorium. The students received a white coat to symbolize their official entrance into the program after their hands were blessed by LWC Assistant Chaplain Carol Weddle.

The BSN Pre Licensure Student Nurse Participants were, in alphabetical order:

  • Haley Baugh
  • Haley Buchanan, of Eubank, KY
  • Megan Canada, of Campbellsville, KY
  • Olivia Edlin, of Lebanon, KY
  • Abigail Grubbs, of Spring Hill, TN
  • Jessica Halcomb, of Columbia, KY
  • Jay Hall, of Radcliff, KY
  • Kaelyn Hatter, of Liberty, KY
  • Allyson Hayes, of Nancy, KY
  • Rickara Hughes, of Madisonville, KY
  • Kimmee Johnson, of Parksville, KY
  • Abigail Kaysinger, of Philpot, KY
  • Anthony Kennedy, of Louisville, KY
  • Cayla Lawless, of Jamestown, KY
  • Natalie Lohman, of Louisville, KY
  • Monteja Mimms, of Louisville, KY
  • Emily Mitchell, of Elizabethtown, KY
  • Callie Morrison, of Columbia, KY
  • Kiara Pankins, of Lexington, KY
  • Madison Popplewell, of Russell Springs, KY
  • Dollee Porter, of Shelbyville, KY
  • Amber Rexroat, of Russell Springs, KY
  • Chelsea Shoopman, of Burkesville, KY
  • Hannah Smith, of Albany, KY
  • Mitchell Squires, of Greensburg, KY
  • Elizabeth Stull, of Richmond, KY
  • Bethani Veach, of Campbellsville, KY
  • Kasey Vibbert, of Jamestown, KY
  • Kayla Young, of Campbellsville, KY

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Nursing students welcomed in White Coat ceremony

2019-09-30 - Columbia, KY - Photo courtesy Lindsey Wilson College.
Lindsey Wilson College formally welcomed 29 new students to the college's nursing program on Friday, September September 27, 2019 in a "Blessing and White Coat Ceremony" at V.P. Henry Auditorium.

Pictured, in alphabetical order, are: Haley Baugh, Haley Buchanan, Megan Canada, Olivia Edlin, Abigail Grubbs, Jessica Halcomb, Jay Hall, Kaelyn Hatter, Allyson Hayes, Rickara Hughes, Kimmee Johnson, Abigail Kaysinger, Anthony Kennedy, Cayla Lawless, Natalie Lohman, Monteja Mimms, Emily Mitchell, Callie Morrison, Kiara Pankins, Madison Popplewell, Dollee Porter, Amber Rexroat, Chelsea Shoopman, Hannah Smith, Mitchell Squires, Elizabeth Stull, Bethani Veach, Kasey Vibbert, and Kayla Young.

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