Sunday, September 26, 2021

Schuylkill County Nursing Students Take Part in Bloomsburg University White Coat Ceremony

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania held its seventh annual Nursing White Coat ceremony on Saturday Sept. 11, at the Haas Center for the Arts on campus. The White Coat Ceremony celebrates sophomore nursing students who are entering the next phase of their education.

In all, 125 students pledged their commitment to quality patient care. The most important element of the ceremony is the oath that students take in front of family members, faculty, school leaders, and peers.

Out of the 125, 6 students were from Schuylkill County
  • Molly Bartashus from New Philadelphia
  • Jelissa Diaz-Walchak from Pottsville
  • Alexis Monahan from Pottsville
  • Sadie Morrison from Tamaqua
  • Kylie Reshetar from McAadoo
  • Alana Troxell from Tamaqua
BU was among the first 100 schools to hold such a ceremony, supported by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.