Annual White Coat Ceremony Held for First Year Nursing Students
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Annual White Coat Ceremony Held for First Year Nursing Students

Published: October 26, 2022

On September 27, 2022, Jefferson Community College (JCC) held its annual White Coat Ceremony to welcome new students to the nursing program. During the White Coat Ceremony, students were robed with their first white coats, the traditional dress of nursing professionals. Student participation in the White Coat Ceremony affirms their commitment to a profession of caring and compassion using the knowledge and skills necessary to care for all in need. Jefferson’s nursing degree program is ranked #2 in New York State by Nursing School Almanac. 

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Cohort I

First row (l-r): Kayla A. Tabolt, Carthage, Caitlynn M. Cunningham, Antwerp, Deserie Van Note, Watertown, Zoe A. Kalagis, Las Vegas, Nevada, Briana L. Medley, Carthage, Makayla F. Norrs, Boonville

Second row (l-r): Hilary R. Bates, Black River, Meghan J. Sweeney, Carthage, Evonne Nyarko, Carthage, Mattie Blanc, Watertown, Cierra L. Saiff, Brownville, Danielle M. Cunningham, Antwerp

Top row (l-r): Corrina C. Ritchie, Fort Drum, Christina A. Chiasson, Carthage, Joyce S.A. Mustain, Carthage, Alexis M. Sinclair, Fort Drum, Melinda R. LaFaver, Watertown

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Cohort II

First row (l-r): Brittany M. Scherer, Watertown,  Kelsey J. Barton, Enterprise, Alabama, Hannah M. Hoffman, Carthage, Morgan C. Gill, Felts Mills, Estefania M. Lumbreras, Fort Drum, Samantha L. Smith, Clayton 

Second row (l-r): Chinnu Benny, Watertown, Alisa B. Ruiz, Evans Mills, Danielle Gonzalez, Valencia, California, Oma Mohanroy, Great Bend, Payton L. King-Walker, Fort Drum, Lillian D. Reape, Evans Mills, Rebekah R. Newell, Henderson

Third row (l-r): Lacy R. McKellip of Watertown, Kyrstin N. Lillie, Sackets Harbor, Tennysha Perdomo-Beltre, Evans Mills, Cassandra L. Prescott, Watertown, Samuel H. Hogan, Henderson, Owen L. Dorr, Carthage, Jaclyn P. Slate, LaFargeville, Jessie L. Smith, LaFargeville

Top row (l-r): Olita Pettitt, Fort Drum, Ashley N. Litle, Fort Drum, Braedyn J. Champion, Watertown, Kenneth B. Torres, Watertown, Jonah S. Dunn, Dexter, Karsyn L. Fields, Dexter

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Cohort III

(l-r) Mandy Parker, Black River, Tracy L. McIntire, Clayton, Alyssa M. Heath, Watertown, Jasmine E. Combs, New Brockton, Alabama, and Keiondra T. Mcfarlane, Durham, North Carolina




Story by:

Pamela Dixon

Additional Information:

Public Relations Department, Jefferson Community College, (315) 786-2392, Email Public Relations

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