|From left, Samantha Garcia, Sara Gasparich, Stefanie Grandjean, Melanie Smith, Virginia Gustafson, and Jerita Harker.|
|Monica Cooeyate and dad Farlan Cooeyate.|
|Raelynn Benally and family members.|
Nursing students were awarded their Nursing pins in the University of New Mexico-Gallup’s annual Nursing Class Pinning Ceremony on May 15.
The students, who upon successfully completing their course work, will be qualified to be RN’s, were: Abraham Azua, Brian Benally, Raelynn Benally, Hector Cisneros Jr., Monica Cooeyate, Samantha Garcia, Sara Gasparich, Stefanie M. Grandjean, Virginia D. Gustafson, Jerita Harker, Tricia Harris, Sylvia R. Henderson, Terri A. Joe, Josue Lopez, Kaylee Menini, Jessica Ochoa, Michelle Platero, Brittany Sandoval, Melanie R. Smith, Calandra Space, Glenefer Mae Tabar, Kelli Teran and Sarah L. Yazzie.
A former UNMG Nursing instructor and a graduate of UNMG’s Nursing program, Kathy Head, spoke to the students, who participated in UNMG Commencement ceremony the following day. Student speaker was Brian Benally.