Lanier Tech Holds Spring Pinning Ceremonies and Portfolio Show

April 18, 2024

Gainesville, Ga – During each spring semester, before Lanier Tech’s Commencement Ceremony, the college annually holds Allied Health Pinning Ceremonies and a Interior Design Portfolio Show.  These ceremonies are held to showcase or recognize the accomplishments made by each student during their time at Lanier Tech. The students are then ready to graduate at the college’s annual commencement ceremony. The programs and students who were honored are as follows:

Interior Design Program Portfolio Show 4-18-2024

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Pinning Ceremony 4-22-2024

MJ Arguello-Piedra
Kristina Burkingstock
Amber Carraway
Ian Carroll
Kayleigh Chambers
Shelby Croy
Priscilla Daniel
Tori Esposito
Miranda Lewis
Nadiya Maksymchuk
Abigail Clendon
Santos Medina – PTA DEI Scholarship Recipient from the APTA Georgia (American Physical Therapy Association of GA)
Jenna Orr
Lexi Van Mill

Healthcare Information Management Technology Program Pinning Ceremony 4-25-2024

Klarisseaux Babineaux Smith
Adrianna Blankenship
Jaslyn Bonilla
Drilona Callaki
Shelby Colbaugh
Jessica Duncan
Melanie Ellis
Jillian Foglia
Amber Goins
Rayyan Javed
Krystal Jones
Milana Khashimov
Cindy LaHue
Jazzman Little
Ashley Menchaca
Vanessa O’Brien
Betzabeth Paula
Janet Penaloza
Lillian Phillips
Galileyah Rios-Murillos
Christina Rollins
Emily Smith
Nicole Smith
Vanessa Solorio-Chavez
Michelle Waldrep
Christina Warden
Savannah Whitmire
Leon Williams


Dental Hygiene Program Pinning Ceremony 4-25-2024

Heather Abrego
Corina Branda
Morgan Chivetta
Rebecca Cribs
Kelly Draggoo
Teresa Huynh
Ashley Jordan
Meadow Long
Myrka Rodriguez
Colleen Sondergaard
Ella Correll
Ashley Youngblood
Eliza Zirkin

Certified Nurse’s Aide (CNA) Pinning Ceremony

Caitlyn Andrews
Amari Burce
Meylin Carreno
Katlynn Alisha Corado
Kaylana Curry
Natalie Delgado
Monica DePue
Samantha Garcia
Guadalupe Gurrero
Emily Hudson
Meilynn Isidoro
Serenity Le
Karen Lira
Yazmin Ortiz Garcia
Ava Pennington
Emma Picklesimer
Athziri Roman-Rebollar
Diego Soto
Fatima Soto
Mia Swords
N’Diah Veal

About the Technical College System of Georgia
The 22 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) are Georgia’s top resource for skilled workers. TCSG offers world-class training in more than 600 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs to students who are trained on state-of-the-art equipment by instructors who are experts in their fields. The system also houses Georgia’s Office of Adult Education, which promotes and provides adult literacy and education programs, including the GED® testing program, throughout the state. In addition, TCSG partners with companies through Quick Start, the nation’s top customized workforce training program, and through its colleges, which work with local industry to provide workforce and training solutions. For more information, visit


Lanier Technical College has a 100 percent job placement rate five out the past seven years. The College offers 50 programs of study in some of the nation’s fastest-growing career fields including healthcare, energy, business and industry, and public or private service.
Lanier Technical College is a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Lanier Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (
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