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Students graduate from MNE practical nursing program

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 8:45am

Four North East residents – Lisa Crotty, Heather Hulings, Timothy Schroder and Sarah Schuster – were among the seven students who recently graduated from the practical nursing program at Mercyhurst North East. Other graduates included: Lekisha Page, Rachel Peters and Jaimie Stepp of Erie.

Schuster and Stepp received graduation awards for academic achievement, while Peters was honored with the Spirit of Nursing award. Page received the Mercy award.

The practical nursing program at MNE is a rigorous one-year program that includes both classroom and hands-on clinical experience. Many of the graduates plan to continue with their studies at Mercyhurst University to earn an associate of science degree in nursing to become a registered nurse.

PHOTO: Graduates of the Mercyhurst North East practical nursing program are (clockwise from left), Lisa Crotty, Lekisha Page, Heather Hulings, Timothy Schroder, Rachel Peters, Sarah Schuster and Jaime Stepp.