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February 14, 2014, 11:24 am

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Mount Vernon News

MOUNT VERNON — In a tradition that originated with Florence Nightingale, students in the 12-month practical nursing program at the Knox County Career Center on Thursday received nurses’ caps to commemorate the completion of Level I in their pursuit of a nursing career.

  • Virgil Shipley/News Receiving awards for achieving perfect attendance for the first half of their practical nursing course at the Knox County Career Center School of Practical Nursing are, from left, Chelsea Carpenter, Stacy Curry, Jessica Cusic, Cheri Newton and Jennifer Robertson.

    Virgil Shipley /News

    Receiving awards for achieving perfect attendance for the first half of their practical nursing course at the Knox County Career Center School of Practical Nursing are, from left, Chelsea Carpenter, Stacy Curry, Jessica Cusic, Cheri Newton and Jennifer Robertson.

  • Virgil Shipley/News Practical nursing student Jessica Sullivan receives a nurse’s cap from Jackie Cunningham to mark the completion of Level I classes in the program at Knox County Career Center.

    Virgil Shipley /News

    Practical nursing student Jessica Sullivan receives a nurse’s cap from Jackie Cunningham to mark the completion of Level I classes in the program at Knox County Career Center.

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