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Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center graduates 17

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Career Center of the CSIU graduated 17 students on the evening of December 12th, 2019. Dr. Timothy Campbell, the Director of the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center, presided over the ceremony, which took place at festively decorated United Lutheran Church in Sunbury. The program, delivered to a full house of friends, family members, and faculty, included comments and reflections from Jessica Probst, the Nursing Education Managing Coordinator; Dr. Bernadette Boerckel, Director of Community Outreach; and Class Speaker, Aisley Pomana. In her speech, Ms. Pomana described the experience of going through the LPN Career Center, beginning with the excitement of being accepted and preparing to be a nursing student, through the trials and tribulations of the program, to the actual practice of nursing. She recalled the shared experiences of her class and the many friends and family members who helped all of the nursing students get through rigorous and challenging courses and clinicals. 

Awards were presented to the following students:

Academic Excellence Award
Jill Mestlin

Academic Achievement Award
Aisley Pomana

Brittany Mook Memorial Nursing Award
Paige Wichurowski

Sally Crouse Singer Maternal/Child Nursing Award
Keith Lang

Nottingham Village Geriatric Nursing Award
Kayla Dumas

Perfect Attendance Award
Kayla Dumas


It was clear from the enthusiasm and pride shown by the December 2019 Graduating Class that they were truly embarking upon, “ A Career in Caring.”, as stated by The LPN Career Center’s long-standing tagline.

LPN Graduates

The December 2019 graduating class from The Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center

Dr. Bernadette Boerckel giving the Keynote address.

Dr. Bernadette Boerckel delivers the keynote address during the graduation ceremony.

Aisley Pomana, class speaker, delivers remarks

Remarks by graduate, Aisley Pomana during the graduation ceremony.