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Monica Klaproth of Millbrook, NY Honored at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

ELMIRA, NY (06/06/2019)– Monica Klaproth of Millbrook, NY, was one of 54 students who participated in the annual Elmira College Nurse Pinning Ceremony in Speidel Gymnasium as part of Commencement weekend activities. The ceremony recognizes students who have completed the requirements for a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

In addition to the 54 students who received their nursing pins, special awards were presented to:

  • Samantha Hand, ANA Future Nurse Leader Award
  • Cathryn Granato, Dr. Kathleen Sward Excellence in Nursing Award
  • Cheyanne Holwell, Rho Gamma Scholarship Award
  • Paige Heintzelman, Professional Nurses of the Twin Tiers Leadership Award
  • Christa Greiner, Elmira College Excellence in Nursing Award

For the full album of photos from the ceremony, visit the EC Flickr account.

Founded in 1855, Elmira College is a private, residential, liberal arts college offering 30-plus majors, an honors program, 17 academic societies, and 20 Division III varsity teams. Located in the Southern Finger Lakes Region of New York, Elmira’s undergraduate and graduate student population hails from more than 20 states and nine countries. Elmira is a Phi Beta Kappa College and has been ranked a top college, nationally, for student internships. The College is also home to the Center for Mark Twain Studies, one of four historically significant Twain heritage sites in the U.S., which attracts Twain scholars and educators from around the world for research on the famous literary icon. Proud of its history and tradition, the College is committed to the ideals of community service, and intellectual and individual growth.