CCCTC Graduates 82nd Practical Nursing Class

The 82nd class of the Clearfield County Career and Technology Center’s (CCCTC) Practical Nursing Program graduated seven students on February 3, 2021.  Fred Redden, CCCTC Executive Director, welcomed the audience to the event.  Cheryl Krieg, Nursing Program Director, introduced faculty and staff.  Samantha Goldenberg introduced the Commencement speaker: Alene Homan, M.Ed., BSN, CCCTC Nursing Instructor.   Academic awards were presented by Cheryl Krieg, Nursing Program Director, to the two students with the highest-grade point averages in the class Jessie Kness and Jenna Hudson.  Four graduates were recognized as members of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS): Jenna Hudson, Jessie Kness, Meagan Smith, and Jody Spicher.  Diplomas were awarded by Mr. Redden and Ron Matchok, Superintendent of Record.  Graduates were presented for graduation by Tonya Saggese, Nursing Instructor and nursing pins were awarded by Alene Homan, Nursing Instructor.  Barbara Smith, Nursing Instructor, led the graduates in reciting the Practical Nursing Pledge.   Graduating Student Jody Spicher provided the farewell address.  Front row from left: Jessie Kness, Meagan Smith, and Jenna Hudson  Second row: Samantha Goldenberg, Jody Spicher, Deana Rodkey, and Kimberly Drayton.  The nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. and Pennsylvania Department of Education and approved by the PA State Board of Nursing. To learn more about the opportunities in the CCCCTC Practical Nursing Program, visit us at