Sebastian River High School Students Pinned as Certified Nursing Assistants

Sebastian River High School students are now Certified Nursing Assistants.
Sebastian River High School students are now Certified Nursing Assistants.

SEBASTIAN – Twenty-seven Sebastian River High School students will graduate as Certified Nursing Assistants.

These students have completed a 3-year program. They take Health Science Anatomy and Physiology in 10th grade. In 11th grade, they take Health Science Foundations, where they learn about communication skills, employability skills, medical terminology, safety with patients, infection control, legal and ethical issues, and health careers.

In their senior year, they take the Nursing Assistant class. They learn and practice skills (using manikins and each other depending on the skill) such as blood pressure, pulse, bathing, brushing teeth and dentures, feeding, changing sheets while the patient is still in the bed, bedpans and so on.

They did their clinical hours at Palm Garden, Pelican Landing, and Pelican Garden; In February, the students took the Florida Certified Nursing Assistant Exam.

These students are now Certified Nursing Assistants:

  • Furwa Alikhan
  • Juliana Beigel
  • Kaiya Caudill
  • Kerri Conklin
  • Hannah Corteguera Rings
  • Edith Cruz
  • Xiomyra Davis
  • Alexis Dunn
  • Elizabeth Esparza
  • Kate Frank
  • Arianna Gerner
  • Morelia Gutierrez
  • Lynnsey Haywood
  • Tes Jones
  • Sylvia Knowles
  • Xiomara Magana
  • Yadira Magana
  • Madison McNeal
  • Jazzmin Nathaniel
  • Abraham Perez
  • Fatima Perez
  • Jose Pitalla
  • Yessica Ramirez
  • Tatyuna Rolle
  • Adriana Sanchez
  • Abigail Weiss
  • Jocelyn Solis


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