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St. Elizabeth College of Nursing Graduates 90 New Nurses

UTICA, N.Y. - St. Elizabeth College of Nursing (SECON) graduated 90 new nurses on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Of the 90 graduates, 69 attended weekday classes and 21 participated in the evening/weekend program. The 112th graduation ceremony was held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Utica, following a procession across Genesee Street.

College President Varinya Sheppard, DNP, RN, CENP, Jessica Eldred, MS, RN, FNP, and Beverly Plante, MS, RN, CNE, Deans of Student and Faculty Development, presented the graduates with their associate in Applied Science degrees. Senior class advisors Doreen Delrosario, MS, RN, and Michelle Wolff, MS, RN, presented them with the SECON pin.

Scott Perra, FACHE, president/ CEO of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), welcomed the graduates, faculty, staff and participants. The commencement address was given by Robert Scholefied, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of MVHS.

Valedictorians are Megan Mahardy of Utica, New York, and Marianna Notaro of Clinton, New York.

Salutatorian is Sabrina Verdgeline of Rome, New York.

The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., and registered by the New York State Education Department.

Graduates by Hometown:

Ballston Spa
Casandra Campion

Barneveld
Andria Davis

Blossvale
Taylor Duell
Stacey Kenneally

Boonville
Andrea Capron
Alexis Charbonneau
Lissa Garlock
Megan Lee

Camden
Kerri Ouderkirk

Carthage
Mariana Ames
David Hollenbeck III

Cicero
Billie Burke

Clinton
Eliza Hammes
Marianna Notaro
Ling Yi Zhang

Fort Plain
Lindsey DeForest
Mackenzie Stevens
Nicole Veit

Frankfort
Marina Kuzmich
Taylor Rafun

Fultonville
Michelle Benjamin

Gloversville
Katherine Hauser

Granville
Abigail Narkiewicz

Herkimer
Karen Vincent Continued

Holland Patent
Nicole Cowen

Ilion
Michelle Bishop
Ryan Gookins
Alicia LaPerla
Ashley Randt
Carrie Seelbach
Laura Walker
Andrea Zutter

Little Falls
Mandy Crim
Michelle Fulmer
Amanda Weiderman

Marion
Meghan Cramer

Maryland
Audrianna Butler

Middleville
Hannah Leshinski

Morris
Allison DiStefano
McKenna Hungerford

Natural Bridge
Eryn Jackson

New Hartford
Taylor Campbell

New York Mills
Courtney Spost

Newburgh
Mariah Ashley

Newport
Taryen Schultz

Oneida
Amber Midgley

Oneonta
Kayla Dean
Kaitlin Shaver

Oriskany Falls
Charity Leslie

Poland
Christina Hritz
Cole Smith

Pulaski
Darby Leaf

Remsen
Amanda Bray
Alicia Huxtable

Richfield Springs
Brandy Werczynski

Rome
Rebekah Blair
Kaitlyn Ellinger
Kathryn Fulghum
Sabrina Verdgeline

Salisbury Center
John White, Jr.

Utica
Nicole Chrystie
Cynthia Dennis
Emina Fermic
Sonia Garcia
Eileen Jones
Nachalys Kinch
Mandi Kline
Sara Korrie
Kevin Koscinski
Anthony LaFache
Alayna Lasisomphone
Megan Mahardy
Jasmina Mekic
Shaylee Morczek
Bachyen Nguyen
Marina Polkhovskiy
Cindy Tran
Inessa Voloshchuk

Vernon
Melissa Guernsey

Verona
Courtney Plumley

Verona Beach
Desiree Schoff

Westmoreland
Kyle Dashnaw
Kayla Tuttle

Whitesboro
Elena Brutsky
Kristyn Deuel
Andrea DiNardo
Alexandrea LaGatta
Jordan Sahl
Mallory Shannon
Megan Speranza

Media Contact: 
Sandra Fentiman
Manager/Community Outreach
315-624-5216
sfentiman@mvhealthsystem.org