Campus News 2008

For Immediate Release
August 12, 2008

Schreiner University Vocational Nursing Program Graduation

Vocational Nursing Program GraduatesKERRVILLE, Texas — Graduates of Schreiner University’s vocational nursing program received their diplomas at a campus ceremony held on August 8, 2008, before an audience of friends, family and members of the University’s academic faculty. Members of the graduating class are: Andre’ Botha of Boerne, son of Adriaan and Trixie Botha; Camaran Melissa Breshears of Fredericksburg, daughter of Mike and Kelley Carwile; Vanessa Rae Cox of Harper, daughter of Jim and Diana Pearson; Tina M. Durden of Comfort, daughter of Earl and Betty Pankrate; Nancy Espinoza of Fredericksburg, daughter of Sisto and Linda Espinoza; Kristan Farnham of Kerrville, daughter of Karen Crouch; Olivia S. Flores of Comfort, daughter of Jesus Garay and Martha Guerrero; Achsah Holekamp of Kerrville, daughter of Teddy Holekamp and Gail Stanford; Ashley Imholte of Pipe Creek, daughter of Daniel and Brenda Imholte; Catherine W. Kern of Kerrville, daughter of Kurt and Pat Weinheimer; Katia Lopez of Stonewall, daughter of Lucio and Rosa Lopez; Carey M. Palm of Hunt, vice-president of the nursing class, and daughter of Chester and Sharon Richter; Sharon Marie Pintsch of Kerrville, president of the nursing class; Christin M. Pyeatt, of Kerrville, daughter of Carolyn Pyeatt; Laurie Rhodes of Kerrville, daughter of Pete and Judy Kimmey; Leah Nicole Rios, of Lakehills; Mathew Rodriguez of Bandera, son of Ray and Linda Rodriguez; Michelle Saltsman of Splendora; Karen Van Patten of Kerrville, daughter of Walter W. III and Shirley D. Welton; Brittany Woolls of Ingram, daughter of Richard and Penny Woolls and Treva Gwyn, and Alicia Melissa Zamora of Kerrville, daughter of Emilio and Alicia Zamora.

Tina Durden was recognized for excellence in academic achievement. Andre Botha and Catherine Kern were recognized for outstanding clinical performance. Lauren Perez was the recipient of the appreciation award.  The speaker for the commencement was Dr. Anand Mehendale.

Schreiner University is an independent coeducational liberal arts university related by choice and by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). For more information, visit Schreiner’s Web site at or call the Office of Admission at 830-792-7217.

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