Merinda Leininger earns nursing degree 12.31.08

A Fayette woman was among 42 students earning nursing degrees from Northwest State Community College in the Associate Degree Nursing and Practical Nursing programs. The graduates were honored at separate events on the campus, and several outstanding graduates were recognized.

Merinda D. Leininger of Fayette earned a practical nursing degree.

Others earning degrees were:

Marissa M. Boes (Defiance), Nicole R. Fielder (Napoleon), Richard D. Forrester (Montpelier), Stephanie A. French (Wauseon), Linda Garcia (Defiance), Jill M. Graziani (Ney), Ashley G. Hall (Defiance), Melissa A. Henry (Stryker), Sarena L. Herbein (Swanton), Karen S. Horton (Alvorton), Crystal A. Johnson (Wauseon), Heather N. Johnson (Defiance), Nancy A. Mickelson (Stryker), Angelita I. Miller (Convoy), Shawn R. Myers  (Metamora), Nicole A. Nelson (Bryan), Kimberly K. Parsons (Maumee), Ashley M. Patton (Edgerton), Simon I. Rice (West Unity), Melvelynn R. Rue (Defiance), Karie Ryan (Bryan), Paula J. Sherry (Defiance) and Ashley M. Smith  (Swanton).

 Students earning associates degrees were: Nathan R. Auch (Defiance), Barbara J. Bennett (Bryan), Meghan E. Campbell (Bryan) Brandi M. Crisenbery  (Montpelier), Heather M. Echler (Swanton), Alyssa L. Ensign (Defiance), Lauriel M. Finch (West Unity), Dawn R. Geissinger  (Sherwood), Hannah S. Godsey (Delta), Cindy D. Imthurn (Defiance), Annette D. Kitzmiller (Antwep), Debra A. Lawrence (Defiance), Jennifer L. Quintero (Defiance), Kim L. Reeves (Delta), Rachelle A. Riedy (McClure), Ann M. Sizemore  (Paulding), Susan A. Spieth (Napoleon), Megan J. Tackett (Archbold) and Brandi  J. Valle (Oakwood).