The 2009 Region A Nursing Consortium Pinning Ceremony was held recently in the Charles Beall Auditorium at Haywood Community College. There were a total of 36 nursing graduates pinned. Eleven of these are Haywood Community College students, thirteen are from Southwestern Community College, and twelve are from Tri-County Community College.

The speaker for the ceremony was Amy Putnam, RN and HCC Nursing Program Manager. The class representative speaker was Lydia Teague.

The Region A Nursing Consortium Class of 2009 included the following students from HCC: Stephanie Conner, Rose Knight, Amanda Mackey, Brittney Medford, Rosa Miller, Lindsey Putnam, Brady Reece, Carla Roberts, Erin Shaw, Deborah Smith, and Lydia Teague.