Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the fall 2015 cohort of Licensed Practical Nursing students. The 21 students were selected for placement in the cohort based on their academic performance in both classroom and lab skills competencies. The students are currently enrolled in on-campus coursework and will complete their training in August of 2015 at local medical centers including Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital, Wise Heritage Hall, Russell County Medical Center, The Laurels in Richlands and Cumberland Mountain House. The 2015 cohort includes: Front Row (right to left) Brittany Webb, Laura Lane, Amanda Bocanegra, Crystal Hoskins, Tamara Wheeler, Ashley Cantrell, Megan Clouse, Susan Sykes, Jennifer Caudill, Heather Stevans, Sofian Klimas. Back Row (right to left) Samantha Thomas, Shelby Thomas, Pam Carico, Tessa Mullins, Kelli Honaker, Chelsea Ashley, Brittany Clayton, Sabrina Leonard, Amy Stapleton, Ashley Kilgore. To learn more about MECC’s LPN program, visit www.mecc.edu/LPNprogram or contact the MECC’s Health Sciences Division at 276.523.2400 ext. 356.