May 14, 2013

FVCC to Pin Practical Nursing Graduates

Flathead Valley Community College will honor 21 practical nursing graduates during a traditional pinning ceremony on May 17 at 2 p.m. in the large community meeting room inside the Arts and Technology Building on the college’s Kalispell campus.

The following students will receive their practical nursing pins:

Vicki Brown of Kalispell;

Laura Burgi of Columbia Falls;

Shaunda Crutsinger of Bigfork;

Rachel Hartman of Bigfork;

Katherine Hilleboe-McGee of Kalispell;

Jenica Kelly of Columbia Falls;

Keri Kelly of Kalispell;

Jeff Lanners of Kalispell;

Kelsey Lyford of Kalispell;

Lexie McFarland of Kalispell;

Kristen McLaury of Kila;

Robert Montague of Somers;

Tracy Mower of Kalispell;

Kelly Palmer of Columbia Falls;

Kelly Pike of Kalispell;

Rachel Reimnitz of Kalispell;

Kim Reynen of Kalispell;

Alison Smith of Columbia Falls;

Janette Thomason of Kalispell;

Michael Weideman of Kalispell; and

Lisa Young of Kila.

Students will be welcomed by FVCC President Jane Karas.  Keynote speakers will be Nursing Instructor Erika Decree and practical nursing graduates Robert Montague and Kelly Pike.  A reception will take place immediately following the ceremony in the lobby of the Rebecca Chaney Broussard Center for Nursing and Health Science.  For more information, contact Cathy Fabel at 756-3385 or

Practical Nursing Class of 2013

Photo:  FVCC practical nursing graduates, (front row left to right) Vicki Brown, Kelsey Lyford, Lisa Young, Jenica Kelly, Katherine Hilleboe-McGee, Rachel Hartman, Shaunda Crutsinger, (middle row left to right) Kristen McLaury, Rachel Reimnitz, Kim Reynen, Keri Kelly, Lexie McFarland, Laura Burgi, Janette Thomason, Tracy Mower, Kelly Pike, Alison Smith, (back row left to right) Robert Montague, Kelly Palmer, Michael Weideman, Jeff Lanners