The 2013 Region A Nursing Consortium Pinning Ceremony was held recently on the campus of Tri-County Community College. Haywood Community College students represented 34 of the 55 pins awarded this year. The ceremony included a candle-lighting with the graduates reciting the Nightingale Pledge. HCC class speaker was Stephanie Lindsay and RN Completer Speaker was Leigh Ann Gwinn. Courtney Mooney was awarded Outstanding HCC Nursing Graduate Award and Nacoe Gentry was awarded HCC Outstanding RN Completer Graduate Award.