For Immediate Release Contact: Alexa Shelton 860-215-9287 firstname.lastname@example.org Three Rivers Community College 61st Pinning Ceremony Celebrates 40 Nursing Student Graduates (List of graduates and their towns included at end of release) Norwich, Conn. — On Tuesday, May 23, Three Rivers Community College held its sixty-first Nursing Pinning Ceremony. Hundreds of friends and family gathered to watch their loved ones take the final step in becoming nurses, a select few in the same room and others in nearby classrooms where the ceremony was broadcast live. During the ceremony, 45 nursing students of the Class of Spring 2023 received their nursing pin, marking the completion of their nursing degree and serving as a symbol of their readiness to be compassionate professional caregivers. The students have earned an Associate of Science in Nursing. Upon completion of a licensing examination, the graduates will have earned the credential of Registered Nurse (RN). Three Rivers graduates’ scores on the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) are consistently above the national average, with a three-year average of over 95%. Graduates also report a 98% job placement on the last three graduate surveys. List of Nursing Graduates with their towns Robin Beranis, East Lyme, Marcia Bourque, Plainfield, Wendy Briere, Rogers Kelsey Camacho, Norwich, Theresa Chasse, Colchester Jamie Connors, Groton Casandra Cozzolino, Pawcatuck, Isabella D'Eliseo, Marlborough, Jessica Eaton, Canterbury Gillian Farrell, Preston, Kimberly Feliciano, Ledyard, Jessica Fenner, Preston Rene Hawes, Hampton, Terri-Ann Higgins, Norwich, Jazmyn Jenkins, Norwich Moriah Jensen, New London, Lori Jones, East Lyme, Rachel Lake, Groton Laurie Lopez, Danielson, Ceraina Maggiore, Norwich, Taylor Mahan, Ledyard Julie Marr, Groton, Freda Mensah Badu, Colchester, Joy Morin, Waterford Yarimar Nadal, Preston, Kristin Nicholas, Bozrah, Erica Pangelinan, Uncasville Kristy Pellerin, Niantic , Adriana Peralta-Jimenez, Griswold, Awilda Perez, Groton Joelle Puckett, Quaker Hill, Tabatha Ramos, Waterbury, Tara Sanford, Old Lyme Heather Smith, Windham, Jacqueline Sosnoski, Colchester, Jingqi Sui, East Lyme Hannah Tracy, Windsor Locks, Samantha Venturo, Norwich, Nikki Weaver, Essex, Theresa Yeboah, Manchester Three Rivers Community College is an accessible, affordable, and culturally diverse two-year college located in Norwich, Connecticut, with an 8,500 square foot, state-of-the-art Manufacturing Apprenticeship Center, both in Groton. Knowing that the educational goals of its students are as diverse as their backgrounds, Three Rivers provides a broad range of credit and non-credit liberal arts, sciences, nursing, engineering, career and technical courses. The student population consists of almost 3,000 enrolled students each semester. To learn more about what Three Rivers has to offer, visit www.threerivers.edu.