Graduates of East Central Community College’s Practical Nursing Program received special recognition at the annual pinning ceremony held recently on the Decatur campus. Students who completed the 12-month program and their respective hometowns include (first row, from left) Haley Taylor of Union, Samantha Boykin of Meridian, Shantel Body of Newton and Markii Posey of Lake; and (back from left) Raven Bane of Philadelphia, Jodi Hedrick of Sebastopol, Shaeffer Pennington of Pearl, Amber Cox of Kosciusko and Ciara Harris of Starkville. For more information contact Dr. Sheryl Allen, dean of healthcare education, at 601-635-6294. (EC Photo)