GENEVA-Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing Surgical Technology Program celebrated its fifth graduating class on August 1, 2019 at Geneva High School. 11 students graduated this year.
Graduates include Lorana Bergstresser, Penn Yan; Caitlin Brewer, Ovid; Hanah Brier, Auburn; Danielle Brown, Stanley; Deborah Hastings, Iona; Sage Hoff, Canandaigua; Kristy Johnson-Brower, Taberg; Gage Record, Clifton Springs; Janique Shaw, Rochester; Brianna Shephard, Rochester and Christol Wright, Rochester.
Dr. Susan Carlson, DNP, NPP, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, Dean of the College presided over the evening. Dr. Jose Acevedo, President & CEO of Finger Lakes Health and President, Finger Lakes Health College of Nursing & Health Sciences, gave the President’s Address and Ardelle Bigos, C-MSRN, NE-BC, Vice President, Nursing presented the certificates to the graduates. Gage Record gave the Student Leadership Speech. Melissa Daniels-Dolan, AS, CST gave the Program Director’s Address and presented the pins and special awards to the graduates.
Danielle Brown received the Surgical Technologist Student Achievement Award, given to the student with the highest academic achievement, in the Surgical Technology program.
The Mary Walker Award. The award covers payment of the CST exam for the Surgical Technology student who has worked diligently to overcome obstacles in pursuit of their dream to enter the Surgical Technology profession. Funding for this award is provided by Carl Belawske. This award was presented to Janique Shaw.