ATU-Ozark Students Collect ALPNA Awards

Six Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus students earned awards at Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurses Association (ALPNA) Spring Skills Competition in Hope in March.

“We are proud of all of our participants,” said Bruce Sikes, chancellor of ATU-Ozark. “Our commitment to provide career readiness is evident by the participation of faculty and students in this competition, and our ability to provide excellence shows with these honors.”

The following are the names of ALPNA winning students, listed with their program of study, competition category and place:

  • Ryan Goodwin of Chester, (Practical Nursing), job interview, second
  • Meagan Gooch Haller of Magazine, (PN), CPR-2 man team, second
  • Jennifer Dorey of Pocola, Okla., (PN), CPR-2 man team, second
  • Lacey Mann of Alma, (PN), pharmacology, second
  • Marisa Felterman of Fort Smith, (PN), medical terminology, third
  • Becky Barber of Alma, (PN), nutrition, third

Other ATU-Ozark students who competed at ALPNA were Rebekah Linville, Brittany Nelson, Megan Silva, Hayley Turner, Stephanie Sheppard, Edith Magdelene, Nickolle Pool, Sara Taylor, Quincy Gragg, Kasey Keith, Graham Lair, Paige Clayborn, Haylie Barham, Jessica Kelley, Tamara Frias, Kayla Ischell, Brandy Scoggins, Monica Adair, Donnellie Burton, Jennifer Golden, Miquel Andrade, Don Burchect, Jaynie Nonnemacher, Justin Tedford, Rebecca Clayton, Rochelle Hern, Summer Johnson, Lauren Riedmyeller, Casey Berry, Angelic Smith, Mary Pitchford, Britteni Acord and Rainie Kern.

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Photographed (from left-to-right): Meagan Gooch Haller, Jennifer Dorey, Marisa Felterman and Lacey Mann, students from the ATU-Ozark Practical Nursing program, stand proudly with their ALPNA trophies.

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