Twelve students graduated with Bachelor of Science (BSN) degrees in nursing from St. John’s College of Nursing on December 15, 2023. The Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement was held at the Prairie Heart Institute’s Dove Conference Center. 

The December 2023 graduates are:

  • Madison Clem, Springfield, Ill.
  • Jenna Dudra, Springfield, Ill. 
  • Aliese Greenwood, Hillsboro, Ill. 
  • Michael Shane Lewis, Macomb, Ill. 
  • Sophia Shepard, Springfield, Ill.
  • Maya Aguado, Springfield, Ill.
  • Erica Kemple, Jacksonville, Ill.
  • Jasmine Muhammad, Springfield, Ill.
  • Cassandra Simpson, Beason, Ill.
  • Jessica Young, Chatham, Ill.
  • Jamie Gochanour, Chatham, Ill.
  • Marissa Hasquin, Stonington, Ill.

“I am so proud of our graduating students for all of their hard work and dedication,” said Traci Krause, DNP, MPH, RN, RYT, chancellor of St. John’s College of Nursing. “These students will go on to accomplish amazing things, and we cannot wait to see all that they do.”

HSHS St. John’s Hospital will employ nine of the students from this graduating class. The college’s partnership with St. John’s enables students to gain hands-on experience and familiarity with hospital staff and procedures. The college offers a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to BSN program, registered nurse (RN) to BSN online program, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. 

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