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Shelby R. Overbeck (left) with Deborah Hutti (right), associate vice president for educational services, who presented the awards. 

49 graduating nurses received their pins at the 2014 Lake Land College associate degree in nursing pinning ceremony.

Shelby R. Overbeck of Effingham received both the Marilyn Fuqua Thompson Nursing Award and the Associate Degree Nursing Peer Award.

The Marilyn Fuqua Thompson Nursing Award is given each year to a graduating student who is considered to be the all-around best student in the class. 

The recipient of the Associate Degree Nursing Peer Award is chosen because of his or her clinical and scholastic performance, willingness to help other students, professionalism, maturity and spirit.  The recipient of this award is chosen by fellow nursing students. 

During the ceremony, the following were honored:

Dusty Baylis, Herrick

Debra Beam, Effingham

Anita Bierman, Effingham

Penny Black, Paris

Amanda Blickensderfer, Sullivan

Dawn Brazzell, Charleston

Erica Bushue, Mattoon

Christina Carter, Greenup

Deanna Collier, Effingham

Courtney Croy, Charleston

April N.  Dinger, Sullivan

Amanda Ealy, Kansas

Ryan Fisher, Mattoon

Leslie Francis, Mattoon

Chase Gillmore, Effingham

Brandi L.  Hanley, Sullivan

Morgan Hays, Lovington

Richelle Hildebrand, Charleston

Brittni L.  Hoel, Oakland

Michelle Homann-Kersey, Neoga

Norah Hopkins, Lovington

Kristen Jansen, Neoga

Jessica Krutsinger, Findlay

Nancy Lefever, Casey

Amanda Light Craig, Toledo

Bailey Marten, Altamont

Heather McDowell, Mattoon

Craig Minor, Effingham

Michelle “Mickey” Monts, Atwood

Kari B.  Moody, Sullivan

Beverly Notaro, Oakland

Megan K.  O’Brien, Charleston

Shelby R.  Overbeck, Effingham

Rachel Porter, Mattoon

Tara Pruemer, Dieterich

Jennifer M.  Roberts, Casey

Cynthia Schmitz, Pana

Christine Shoemaker, Effingham

Megan Smith, Effingham

Halli Smith, Pana

Candace Spence, Charleston

Jen Star, Sullivan

Krysta Tish, St. Elmo

Jennifer Tresslar, Charleston

Kimberly D.  Weishaar, Effingham

Dana Westendorf, Teutopolis

Johanna Wienke, Tuscola

KoDee  Wilhelms, Freeport

Danielle Will, Teutopolis

 

 

 
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