Cobb County graduates pose before the nurse pinning ceremony on July 24. From left, Gathuku Njeri, George Otengo, Marcelline Tuma, Christine Mwangi, Monique Ellis, and Irene Keaton. Not pictured: Jasmine Dyer.
Special to the MDJ
Darton State College’s Nursing Division conducted its traditional Nurse Pinning Ceremony to honor its graduates on July 24 at the Cavalier Arena. Jasmine Dyer of Marietta, Monique Ellis of Albany, Irene Keaton of Albany, Christine Mwangi of Acworth, Gathuku Njeri of Marietta, George Otengo of Marietta, and Marcelline Tuma of Dallas, graduated from Darton’s nursing program with an Associates of Science degree, and are now eligible to take the licensing examination to become registered nurses.
Graduates from Darton’s nursing program consistently have among the highest first-time pass rates on the licensing exam in the state. Darton State College’s program has provided more than 2,700 nurses to the Southwest Georgia area since the college opened its doors in 1966.
For more information about Darton State College’s nursing program or nursing as a career, call (229) 317-6740 or visit www.darton.edu.