Northwest Florida State College recognizes teacher education graduates

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Teacher education graduates attended a pinning ceremony in their honor last month at Northwest Florida State College. Pictured are: front row, Jason Smith, Amber Proffitt, Autumn Ball, Kara DuVall, Jennifer Barsky, Jami Nespoli, Missy Milligan, Gabrielle Schlink, Brooke Messer, Diane Dunn. Second row: Cody Carroll, Brenda Farris, Shelby Truett, Kristyn Geiselman, Michelle Hebert, Kayla Tillman, Lauren Warnick, Loren Fowler, Chelsea Cason, Rebekah Marrero. Elease McDonald.

Published: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 09:26 AM.

NICEVILLE — Northwest Florida State College's Teacher Education Department recently recognized 23 students who completed the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree and one student who completed the Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Mathematics degree.

Elementary Education graduates successfully completed the professional certification exam for Elementary Education K-6, and they are Reading and English As A Second Language-endorsed. The Mathematics program graduate successfully completed the professional certification exam for Middle Grade Mathematics Grades 5th-9th.

Fall Graduates 2013

Bachelor of Science in Education, Elementary Education with Reading and ESOL Endorsement graduates are Autumn Ball, Baker; Rebekah Marrero, Kayla Tillman, and Lauren Warnick, Crestview; Loren Fowler, Laurel Hill; Jennifer Barsky, Jami Nespoli, Gabrielle Schlink, and Jason Smith, Niceville; Cody Carroll, Ponce De Leon; Chelsea Cason, Diane Dunn, Kara Du Vall and Elease McDonald, Fort Walton Beach; Marissa Claus, Japan; Kristyn Geiselman Paxton; Michelle Hebert, Freeport; Barbara Lyons, Shelby Truett and Amber Proffitt, DeFuniak Springs; Brooke Messer, Shalimar; Marissa Milligan, Valparaiso; and Michael Robert, Pensacola.

The Bachelor of Science in Education, Middle Grades Mathematics graduate is Brenda Farris of Freeport.

The pinning ceremony pays homage to graduates, and to the guidance, support and encouragement provided to graduates by faculty and staff, supervising teachers, family and friends throughout the teacher education program.

Graduates Shelby Truett, Cody Carroll, Missy Milligan, Loren Fowler, Kristyn Geiselman, Michelle Hebert and Elease McDonald delivered commencement speeches to their peers. A small reception in the Tyler Recital hallway followed.

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