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15 May 2014

HACC’s Gettysburg Campus nursing program graduates largest class

Students celebrated in pinning and striping ceremony

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Associate degree graduates in HACC’s registered nursing program were honored with their nursing pins during a ceremony at the Gettysburg Campus of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.  The May 2014 graduates successfully completed their clinical nursing education, which qualifies them to take licensure exams to become registered nurses (RNs).  Future nursing graduates – who completed their first year of the two-year degree program – were also honored with their stripes.

During the May 8, 2014, ceremony held in the Robert C. Hoffman Community Room, the following graduating students were recognized:

  • Class Speaker – Roquel Peiffer
  • PSNA District 15 Leadership Award – Kathryn McNew
  • Gettysburg Campus Nursing Student Organization Art of Nursing Award – Takela Bivins and Kelly Harper
  • Gettysburg Nursing Faculty Excellence in Nursing Award – Kayla Keebaugh


The following are graduates of the 2014 HACC, Gettysburg Campus nursing program:

  • Susan Bertier, of Littlestown
  • Laura Biondino, of Hanover
  • Takela Bivins, of Hanover
  • Brendan Bloss, of East Berlin
  • Jessica Carr, of Mechanicsburg
  • Lauren Cassell, of Hanover
  • Angela Coleman, of Hanover
  • Jessica Colvin, of Mechanicsburg
  • Christa Ford, of Littlestown
  • Jessica Gruver, of Chambersburg
  • Kelly Harper, of Hanover
  • Karen Keckler, of York Springs
  • Christine Kreysar, of Etters
  • Lori Martin, of Dover
  • Amy Marcin, of Seven Valleys
  • Misty Maugans, of York
  • Kathryn McNew, of Hanover
  • Kayla Keebaugh, of Gettysburg
  • Laura Mullican, of Littlestown
  • Amanda Myers, of Fairfield
  • Roquel Peiffer, of Gettysburg
  • Tracy Perry, of McSherrystown
  • Katelin Pope, of York
  • Eva Slyder, of Mt. Holly Springs
  • Deanna Snowden, of Fairfield
  • Amanda Spurlock, of Hanover
  • Crystal Vaught, of Hanover
  • Heather Upole, of Hanover
  • Kristin Wagner, of Dillsburg
  • Stephen Wright, of Hanover

For more information about the pinning, contact Andree Drake at 717-339-3545 or Information about HACC’s nursing programs and qualifications is available at under Quick Links, Health Careers.



Caption1: Front row (from left):  Lauren Cassell, Jessica Colvin, Amy Marcin, Amanda Myers, Lori Martin, Katelin Pope, Christine Kreysar, Jessica Carr, Deanna Snowden and Roquel Peiffer. Row 2 (from left):  Angela Coleman, Karen Keckler, Laura Biondino, Kelly Harper, Heather Upole, Laura Mullican, Kristin Wagner, Kayla Keebaugh, Christa Ford, Jessica Gruver and Susan Bertier. Row 3 (from left):  Stephen Wright, Takela Bivins, Eva Slyder, Misty Maugans, Tracy Perry, Brendan Bloss, Kathryn McNew, Crystal Vaught and Amanda Spurlock.



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For further information, contact:
            Jenn Boyd
            Integrated Marketing Communications Coordinator - Gettysburg Campus
            Telephone: 717-339-3523

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