Wallace Community College Selma Celebrates Graduates at Pinning Ceremony


James M. Mitchell
2530 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36701



Wallace Community College Selma Celebrates Graduates at Pinning Ceremony

SELMA, AL – May 9, 2024, Wallace Community College Selma (WCCS) held a pinning ceremony on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, celebrating the achievements of its Associate Degree and Practical Nursing graduates. The ceremony took place in the Earl Goodwin Theatre on the WCCS campus.

The traditional service for nursing graduates included pinning lapel pins, lighting nightingale lamps, and reciting the Nightingale Nurses' Pledge. Dr. Tammie Briggs, WCCS Dean of Instruction, delivered a speech, and the faculty members of WCCS Health Sciences supported the program.

The ceremony honored the achievements of 25 members of the college’s inaugural Associate in Applied Sciences Graduating class, five of whom participated in the event. The Associate Degree Nursing participants included 16 graduates, while the Practical Nursing cohort included 19 graduates.

Dr. Pearlie Miller, Director of Health Science Programs, commended the graduates for their dedication and perseverance in completing a rigorous course of study. In her address, she encouraged them to continue pursuing their educational dreams and thanked them for entrusting the Health Sciences Programs with their academic journey.

In a statement, WCCS President Dr. James M. Mitchell expressed his pride in the graduates' accomplishments. He stated that the pinning ceremony is a significant milestone for nursing graduates and marks the culmination of their hard work and dedication. He congratulated all the graduates and looked forward to the positive impact they will make in their respective fields of nursing.

For more information about Wallace Community College Selma and its academic programs, visit www.wccs.edu.

For more information, contact: 
Johnny Moss, III 
Wallace Community College Selma 
(334) 327-2209  


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