Three Master of Science in Nursing students, 39 Bachelor of Science in Nursing students and four Respiratory Care Program students during May commencement exercises from Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences.
Master of Science graduates were Sarah Miller, Quincy; Brenda Barton, Liberty; and Amelia Seiler, Hannibal.
Advance Placement and RN-BSN program graduates were Jennifer Eling, Laura Goodwin, Shannon Schneider, Angela Wellman, Elizabeth Wiemelt, Shanna Winter and Elizabeth Zanger of Quincy; Jason Murphy and Kelli Eagan, Palmyra; Lisa Kerker, Augusta; Melanie Riess, Pittsfield, Lea Brodie, Carthage; and Je’Louis Davis, Warren, MI.
Graduates of the joint Blessing-Rieman/Culver-Stockton College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program were Stephanie Talley, Quincy, Chelsea Mulford, Barry; Leah Wisehart, Carthage; Ceara Flowers, Curryville, MO; and Sarah Hausmann, Kampsville, IL.
Graduates of the joint Blessing-Rieman/Quincy University Bachelor of Science in Nursing program were Catherine Day, Cara Lawson, Melissa Robbins, Chloe Saxbery, Jessica Taylor, Bobbie Taute and Leah Waterkotte, Quincy; Sarah White, Payson; Katelyn Jacoby, Mendon; Shawnee Deters, Basco; Kendra Leedy, Griggsville; Caitlin Memken, Hannibal; Kelsey Anderson, Kahoka; Pamela Browning, Hamburg, IL; Sherri McCormick, Chenoa, IL; Kelly McMillan, Virginia, IL; Morgan O’Mara, Geneseo, IL; Jacqueline Garcia, Trenton, IL; Nicole Sharapata, Kildeer, IL; Courtney Lewis, Fairview Heights, IL; Nicholas Byrne, St. Louis, and Kara Gerbus, Fairfield, OH.
Respiratory Care Program graduates were Jennifer Klauser and Kimberly Helmke, Quincy; Britnee Liehr, Mt. Sterling, and Megan Garkie, LaGrange, MO.
Receiving Summa Cum Laude academic honors for a 3.85 grade point average were Pamela Browning, Kelli Egan, Ceara Flowers, Laura Goodwin, Sarah Hausmann, Kimberly Helmke, Cara Lawson, Chelsea Mulford, Leah Waterkotte, Sara White, Elizabeth Zanger.
Receiving Magna Cum Laude academic honors for a 3.75 grade point average were Jennifer Klauser, Nicole Sharapata and Shanna Winter.
Receiving Cum Laude academic honors for a 3.5 grade point average were Pamela Browning, Kelli Egan, Ceara Flowers, Laura Goodwin, Sarah Hausmann, Kimberly Helmke, Cara Lawson, Chelsea Mulford, Leah Waterkotte, Sarah White and Elizabeth Zanger.
Jessica Taylor received the Student Nurse Organization Outstanding Senior Service Award.
Sarah Hausmann and Elizabeth Zanger received the Faculty Outstanding Senior Awards.
Pamela Browning won the Pi Pi Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing Senior Award for Leadership and Leah Waterkotte, won the Pi Pi Chapter Senior Award for Clinical practice.
Kim Gray, MSN, RN, Clinical Preceptor, and Josey Harris, MSN, RN, Instructor, received The DAISY Foundation Faculty Award based on the nomination of their peers at Blessing-Rieman.