Campus News 2012

For Immediate Release
January 9, 2012
Schreiner University Vocational Nursing Graduates Recognized at Ceremony  

KERRVILLE, Texas—Graduates of Schreiner University’s vocational nursing program received their diplomas during commencement ceremonies held in the Dietert Auditorium on December 9, before an audience of friends, family and members of the University’s academic faculty.

Members of the graduating class are: Joni Burroughs, daughter of Mike and Suzanne Ryan; Leslie Ann Montes DeOca, daughter of Erasmo and Esperanza Montes DeOca; Delana Grabs, daughter of Mike and Peggy Richards; Elizabeth F. Luera, daughter of Victor Hernandez and Yolanda Rivera; Bobbi Alena Martin, daughter of the late Jack and Audie Sloan; Mikaela Lee Mercer, daughter of Elizabeth Kirk-Warner; Maria G. Nelms, daughter of the late Pablo Amadia Torrez and Fortunato Luna; Palmira Nery, daughter of Antonio and Maria Neri; Laura N. Twilley, daughter of Rodman and Kim Qualls, and Jazzmine Vasquez, daughter of Rachel Silva, all of Kerrville; Carrie Ann Collins, daughter of Charles and Pat Collins; Ashley Rae Hacker, daughter of Ray and Tracy Hacker, and Julie Ozuna, daughter of Emmanuel and Jovita Ozuna, all of Ingram; Josefina Holt of Center Point; Nicole Welch of Comfort, daughter of LeRoy and Diane Nelson; Cari Ann Carwile, daughter of Mike and Kelley Carwile, and Vanessa Marie Diaz, daughter of Porfie Diaz and Josie Castillo, both of Fredericksburg; Brandy Gail Hermes-Carson, daughter of Randy and Sherrie Hermes; Larissa J. Dahlin, daughter of Virgil and Joy Oakes; Lucia Guia, daughter of Ezequiel and Rosy Sanchez, and Alicia Kay Jalowiec, daughter of Paul Suddath and Judy Grace Graham, all of Bandera; Shelby Kay Guerra, daughter of Rick and Wendy Guerra, and Holly Barnett Plaster, daughter of Sandra Thomas Peterson and the late John A. Peterson, both of Pipe Creek; Ronda Rodgers, daughter of Ruby Porter, and Gina Runge, daughter of William and Ronda Rodgers, both of Brady; Yannick A. Asafor of Plano, son of Regina Asafor; Erik Hillman of Mico, son of Shirley Heywood, and Vickie Ellen Jourdonnais.

Joni Burroughs received the award for excellence in academic achievement, and Larissa Dahlin received the award for outstanding clinical performance.

Peggy Crate was the speaker for the commencement. Crate is a recently retired instructor of the nursing program.

The recipient of the appreciation award is the Cardio-Pulmonary Unit of Peterson Regional Medical Center.

Schreiner University offers two rotations of its one-year vocational nursing certification program each year; one begins in January and one begins in April.

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 website at or call the Office of Admission at 830-792-7217.

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