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Dakota College Graduates 41 PN Students

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The Dakota Nursing program at Dakota College at Bottineau will pin forty-one Practical Nurse graduates July 16 and 17, 2020. Dakota College at Bottineau’s practicum is a member of the Dakota Nursing Program, a consortium of four community college nursing departments which work together to offer a common curriculum for a Practical Nursing Certificate and an Associate in Applied Science in Nursing.

The program works to meet North Dakota’s growing need for nurses by providing these degree programs on the campuses of four two-year colleges and numerous satellite sites across the state. This spring’s Dakota College at Bottineau graduates are from the Minot, Rugby, Valley City and Bottineau campuses. There are eleven graduating from the Bottineau class, twenty-one in the Minot class, two in the Rugby class and seven in the Valley City class. The program collaborates with medical centers across the state at which students gain practical experience. The nursing program has proven successful, as graduates consistently score higher than the national average on exit exams. Students will be taking their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) exam to become licensed to begin their career as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Bottineau PN
Kaitlyn Christenson - Bottineau, ND
Haley Crawford - Arlee, MT
Taya Domben - Belcourt, ND
Clairessa Hiebert - Oak Bluff, Manitoba
Kwade Keplin - Belcourt, ND
Charlee LaFountain - Rolette, ND
Mariah Marcellais - Belcourt, ND
Kinze Martinson - Rolette, ND
Vanessa Poitra - Rolla, ND
Lindsey Rodman - Landa, ND
Samantha Worley - Souris, ND

Rugby PN
Holly Haas - Rugby, ND
Courtney Marshall - Towner, ND

Valley City PN
Bridget Buck - Valley City, ND
Madison Clemens - Jamestown, ND
Alexa Cowie - Jamestown, ND
Shania Drenth - Jamestown, ND
Alyssa Petersen - Oakes, ND
Alysia Rufsvold - Jamestown, ND
Haleigh Stowers - Fargo, ND

Minot PN
LaShae Berg - Surrey, ND
Lorrie Bierman - Lansford, ND
Tia Blanchard - Minot, ND
Akira Campbell - Minot, ND
Melissa Davis - Tucson, AZ
Benedicta Foli - Minot, ND
Kelsey Franca - Minot, ND
Sierra Hoover - Minot AFB, ND
Katelyn Huebner - Minot, ND
Moriah Johnson - Minot, ND
Elisa Key - Minot AFB, ND
Ashley Mikula - Minot, ND
Erin Mutungi - Minot, ND
Josenilda Newsome - Minot AFB, ND
Tessa Pierson - Minot, ND
Debora Powell - Minot, ND
Jayme Raifu - Minot, ND
Lindsay Speight - Minot AFB, ND
McKayla Stolba - Minot, ND
Donsha Thomas- Minot, ND
Zoe Wright - Minot, ND