Class of 2016 RN’s from KCC enjoy their Pinning Ceremony on May 11 at W. K. Kellogg Auditorium in Battle Creek.

Pinning Ceremony

KCC Nurse Pinning Ceremony


The student nurse selects someone who is an RN to place their RN pin upon themselves signifying their graduation from student nurse to practicing nurse. This is an honor for both the student and the RN. Several students selected their grandmothers to place their pin while others selected mothers, aunts and even their fathers to pin them.

Kellogg Community College presents the Class of 2016 Registered Nurses at their Pinning Ceremony.

Class of 2016 taking part in the Pinning Ceremony.

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You may purchase a copy of your photo by calling Rose at 269-948-7710.

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Ceremony photos. We are a fun class with a serious job to do.

The Florence Nightingale Pledge

I solemnly pledge myself before God
and in the presence of this assembly,
to pass my life in purity
and to practice my profession faithfully.
I will abstain from whatever
is deleterious and mischievous,
and will not take or knowingly
administer any harmful drug.
I will do all in my power to maintain
and elevate the standard of my profession,
and will hold in confidence
all personal matters
committed to my keeping
and all family affairs
coming to my knowledge
in the practice of my calling.
With loyalty will I endeavor to aid
the physician in his work,
and devote myself to the welfare
of those committed to my care.

The Nightingale Pledge was composed in 1893 by Mrs. Lystra E. Gretter and a Committee for the Farrand Training School for Nurses, Detroit, Michigan. It was called the Florence Nightingale Pledge as a token of esteem for the founder of modern nursing. It is an adaptation of the Hippocratic Oath taken by physicians.

For the photos on campus in March, click here.
You may purchase photos from the Pinning Ceremony or the ones on campus in March at the following rates. Orders will be sent to your home.

8×10 $25
2-5×7’s $25
8 Wallets $25
Purchase 3 or more of the above for $20 each.

20 Blank Note cards $55
20 Note Cards with your choice of verse $60

Round Key Chain $20

Class Composite – 11×14 ready for framing – $45

Class Book $40

Mail to your home $10.

Please call Rose with your order 269-948-7710