HCN News & Notes

29 GCC Practical Nurses to Enter the Workforce

GREENFIELD — Twenty-nine graduates from Greenfield Community College’s (GCC) Practical Nursing Program were awarded certificates in a ceremony staged on June 21.

GCC graduates will be seeking meaningful careers in today’s healthcare system, a broad spectrum that includes physicians’ offices, clinics, schools, long-term care facilities, correctional facilities, and psychiatric settings, or choosing to continue their nursing education credentials. The Class of 2019 is the 27th graduating class for GCC’s Practical Nursing 10-month full-time program which prepares students to be eligible to complete a state licensure examination. The program drew students from Franklin, Hampden and Worcester Counties, to Southern Vermont and New Hampshire.

The graduates are: Shannon Birch, Kara Bongiovanni, Amy Braman, Jennifer Jenise Brown, Ashlee N. Colwell, Jacqueline V. Diaz, Sara Edwards, Rachel Anne Ellis, April Esposito, Ayxa Flores, Tylor Gosselin

Analyn N. Hartigan, Kristen R. James, Alice Kadima, and Sandra Louis.

Also, Gabrielle Machnacz, Karen Machnacz, Yevgeniy Makarov, Alex Marquez, Katherine Moynihan, Julianna Nieves, Geraldine O’Sullivan,

Tye Warner Ouellette-Tolles, Samantha Preston, Lindsay Reed, Kimberly Santiago, Bianca Rae Stone, Althea Tucker, and Hannah A. Wildman-Lyon.