The 2012 Region A Nursing Consortium Pinning Ceremony was held recently on the campus of Haywood Community College. There were a total of 39 nursing graduates pinned, 20 of which are HCC students. The ceremony included a candle-lighting with the graduates reciting the Nightingale Pledge. Class speakers for the ceremony were Linda Idell and Chris Woods. Pictured left to right bottom row are the Region A Nursing Consortium Class of 2012 students from HCC: Angel Davis, Judy Aiken, Caitlin McCarson, Wendy Rector, Lindsey Coward, April Lyda, Skie Hodge, Ashley Wright, Deb Allen, Jamie Price, Robin Brookshire, Jennifer Messer, and Janet Mathis. Top row: Heather Westhoven, Joleen Calhoun, Dana Bell, Brittany Wines, Emily Ray, Casey Clark, Mary Mull, Jackie Turner, Beth Hill, and Tonya Grasty.