Nursing Students at CBC Alice receive Christus Spohn Auxiliary Scholarships

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer

Photo Cutline: Those in attendance for the Christus Spohn Auxiliary Scholarship presentation include (from left): Christus Spohn Auxiliary Treasurer Pam Taylor; CBC Registered Nursing (RN) Instructor Daniella Medellin; Christus Spohn Auxiliary President Imelda Gonzalez; CBC student Liana Rivera; Christus Spohn Auxiliary Secretary Estella Garcia; and CBC RN Instructor Audrey Lorberau. (Not pictured: Christina Garcia)

The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Alice site is excited to announce two Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) students received a scholarship from the Christus Spohn Auxiliary. The scholarships were awarded to Liana Rivera and Christina Garcia. Both students will have the opportunity to utilize the scholarship to cover the cost of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

The NCLEX is an examination that CBC LVN graduates must take after the successful completion of the nursing program. This examination is utilized to determine whether a candidate is prepared for entry into the nursing profession. For more information about the nursing programs offered in Alice, please contact CBC Interim Vocational Nursing Director Loana Hernandez at (361) 664-2981 ext. 3037 or via email at

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