Eleven students completing Northwest State Community College’s practical nursing program were pinned recently during a special ceremony at the Van Wert site. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nursing and upon successful completion, enter directly into the workforce. After obtaining work experience, they may continue their education and pursue a degree in registered nursing.
- Mercer County: Jessica Kleinhenz (Celina), Cameron Lautzenheiser (Rockford), Jenna Snell (Rockford), Lindsay Stucke (Celina)
- Paulding County: Kasey Osborn (Grover Hill), Lindsey Setser (Paulding)
- Van Wert County: Madelyn Black (Van Wert), Adam Hoaglin (Van Wert), Summer Williams (Van Wert), Ann-Marie Willingham (Van Wert), Amber Zartman (Van Wert)