Bethel Welcomes Class of 2018 Nursing Class

Bethel University welcomed its Class of 2018 Nursing Class on Monday, August 15. These students are juniors who have completed necessary coursework and who were accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. The 36 students are: Mariah McKenty of Benton, Ky., Kayla Taylor of Paris, Krystina Shafer of Huntingdon, Andrea DeMoulin of Jackson, Barry Doster of McKenzie, Evan Owrey of Jackson, Joshua Haywood of Huntingdon, Hannah Clifton of Atoka, Tristan Drago of Phillipsburg, N.J., Collin Bradley of Goodlettsville, Christina Shands of Huntingdon, Ashley Mays of Scotts Hill, Carley Fuson of Monroe, Mich., Mindy McGuire of Waverly, Rebecca Hodges of Martin, Payton Moody of Huntingdon, Zach Deason of Stewart, Brooke Baucum of McKenzie, Jose Aguilera of Columbia, Morgan Jarrett of McKenzie, Jim Hunt of Columbia, Spencer Morse of Gleason, Bo Simko of Huntingdon, Mallory Floyd of Hohenwald, Jessica Hammett of Big Sandy, Elizabeth Luttrell of McKenzie, Amanda McDaniel of McKenzie, Katie Drummond of Henry, Stephanie Caldwell of Martin, Kristina Weatherspoon of Martin, Dasha Mason of Grand Junction, Katie Berryhill of Washington Cove, Ohio, Patience Ellington of Paris, Jessi Elliott of McKenzie, and Alexis Kalwa of McKenzie.

     The Bethel University Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program prepares its graduates for entry level Registered Nurse positions in primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings and for entry into graduate studies which lead to advanced degrees in nursing. Bethel also offers an online RN-BSN program that accomplishes the same outcomes as the on-site BSN program. The latest graduating class of Bethel’s BSN students (May 2016) earned a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX, the nurse licensure examination that determines nurse readiness. The national average pass rate is around 86 percent. This is the third time in the last four years the school has achieved the perfect 100 percent pass rate.

     For more information about Bethel University’s Nursing program contact Kim Hammonds at 731-514-1410 or at


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