Stories @ TCAT

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Dickson recognized the Spring 2021 practical nursing graduates with a traditional pinning ceremony held on April 23, 2021, at 12:30 pm.  President Dr. Arrita Summers gave the address and Health Careers Coordinator Stephanie Murphy officiated. 

During the traditional ceremony, graduates took the Florence Nightingale oath, lit candles symbolic of the transfer of knowledge from instructors to students, and received pins designating their newly earned alumni status. 

Spring 2021 TCAT Practical Nursing Graduates:

Lyndsay Baker, Outstanding Clinical Performance

Stacey Burdick, Outstanding Clinical Performance

Jamise Fowler

Jennifer Ganci

Sarah Hafner

Bailey Jones

Kayla Kimbro

Addison Lucas, Perfect Attendance

Jordan O’Dell

Joshua Parnell

Kristen Peeler

Hannah Pulley

Emily Roney

Cherilyn Shaw

Nicole Simmons

Shane Vandeweghe, National Technical Honor Society

Devon Washington

Joyce White, Peer Award

Amber Woodward

Jesse Young




TCAT Dickson serves as the state provider of workforce development and hands-on technical training in Dickson and the surrounding counties.  For more information, please visit