MECC Recognizes Fall 2016 Practical Nursing Program Cohort

Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the fall 2016 Practical Nursing program cohort.

Each year, more than 40 students apply to join the Practical Nursing cohort. Only 25 students are selected based on their academic performance, non-nursing courses completed, and admission testing scores. The Practical Nursing program is a three semester certificate program. Students are admitted twice a year (fall and spring).

MECC’s Fall 2016 Practical Nursing Cohort are: (front row left to right) Kari Stapleton, Lyndsay Oaks, Emily Mullins, Kayla Edwards; (middle row left to right) Hunter Smith, Laken Bryant, Allison Christian, Meghan Woodsby, Allie Carroll, and Caitlin Beverly; (back row left to right) Honey Wyatt, Maggie Begley, Latisha Clifton, and Christopher Hamblin.

For more information on MECC’s Practical Nursing program, please contact Mitzi Jones, Sabrina Cowden, or Lena Whisenhunt at 276.523.2400 ext. 456 or