Black River Technical College reports that all 18 of its students previously enrolled in the Licensed Nurse Practitioner program have passed the National Council Licensure Examination, giving BRTC a 100% NCLEX pass rate this year. The BRTC LPN program is a three-semester group of courses, with admission based on students’ Nursing Entrance Test scores and overall GPA. Several of BRTC’s recent LPN graduates have applied for the BRTC Registered Nursing program, while others have found employment in health centers in the surrounding area.
The students in this class were: Lora Ashford, Samantha Brown, Jake Cooper, Alyssa Difani, Brandy Franke, Aaron Franklin, Tiffany Gugle, Trish Gunn, Abbey Loggins, Janea Lyons, Alyssa McConnell, Patricia Middlecoff, Connie Moore, Sharon Peek, Matt Phillips, Deana Smith, Samantha Watson and Elisabeth Woodard.
The BRTC faculty members who instructed this group of graduates include Tanya Hankins, Teresa Fisher, Jennifer Hibbard, Bridgette Kasinger, and Tina Stroud. Vice President of Technical Education Angie Caldwell states, “We are very pleased with the continued performance of our students and with the quality of education provided by our nursing faculty.”