Success Stories

Angel-Griffin

latasha brannon

Practical Nursing Program

At a young age, I had a friend who was disabled. I watched her mom care for her day in and day out. It is what made me fall in love with helping people and encouraged me to pursue a nursing career."

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Angel-Griffin

Angela phillips

Practical Nursing Program

I wanted to pursue becoming a nurse because of my mother. My mother was a nurse, and I watched her work in this field as I was growing up."

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Angel-Griffin

sonya radford

Practical Nursing Program

I wanted to learn how to care for my children, and others around me. I searched many schools, but decided to attend Hondros College of Nursing."

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Angel-Griffin

ebony mcculler

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

I lost my mother when I was six weeks old and then lived with my grandmother. I had to care for my grandmother before I could go outside and play. My childhood shaped me to want to be a nurse."

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Angel-Griffin

Tara Koyl 

Practical Nursing Program

My daughter was diagnosed as a Type 1 diabetic when she was five years old. The nurses that taught us about diabetes and picked me up when I was falling apart were the people who really made a difference."

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Angel-Griffin

Crystal whiting 

Practical Nursing Program

I always wanted to be in the medical field, but it became stronger when I lost my two babies to SIDS. The experiences made me want to become a nurse."

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Angel-Griffin

lindsey dickman 

Practical Nursing Program

Because of my rare conditions I have, I know what it is like to feel discouraged, or feel as if you are not being heard. I wanted to be that voice for someone else."

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Angel-Griffin

anGel Griffin 

Practical Nursing Program

“My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, and being able to be her support during that time is what motivated me to pursue a career in nursing."

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Brittany-Dillow

briana vanwinkle 

Practical Nursing Program

My son was born premature and his right lung had collapsed at birth. During his stay in the NICU, he had the absolute best nurses."

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Brittany-Dillow

nerissa anderson 

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

My decision to pursue nursing as a career happened in the spring of 1997. During then, I was in Alabama and was the sole caretaker for my grandmother."

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Brittany-Dillow

Libby Laplante 

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Between classes, clinical, homework, and study time, I spend many hours a week on school. It is not easy, but it is totally worth it."

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Brittany-Dillow

jasmine outlaw

Practical Nursing Program

If there is ever a time you feel like giving up, remember why you started! The harder you work for something, the greater you will feel when you achieve it."

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Brittany-Dillow

brittany dillow

Practical Nursing Program

I had a job I was unhappy with for a while, and decided now was the time I needed to pursue nursing for myself and my family."

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Kehonsha-Young

bianca shaffer

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

My daughter was born prematurely at 30 weeks gestation and was not breathing on her own, had jaundice, and could not maintain her glucose levels. The nurses caring for her were awesome."

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Kehonsha-Young

Shannon Oesterle

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

If you are thinking about nursing school, I would say start now. Do not wait on your goals. You are not too busy, too old, too young, too far, or whatever."

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Kehonsha-Young

Tatum ruiz

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“My mom made the decision to go back to college and she graduated from the Associate Degree in Nursing program from Hondros. She then talked me into applying for the Practical Nursing program."

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Kehonsha-Young

Mulhat Ebrahim

Practical Nursing Program

I am thankful to Hondros for giving me this opportunity. This year has shown me how we can all make a difference with just the right amount of support and motivation."

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Kehonsha-Young

Angela Stead

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

I have an atypical career path to becoming a nurse. My work history is predominantly in the business side of healthcare in marketing and public relations for hospital systems."

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Kehonsha-Young

Franchesca Martinez-khay

Graduate of the Practical Nursing Program and Associate Degree in Nursing Program

To be successful in school, I tapped into all the resources available to me and more. I prepared as much as possible for my schoolwork ahead of time. Developing these behaviors has also helped me in my career."

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Kehonsha-Young

Angela thomas

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

My grandma was a nurse, and I admired her. She set an example of caring and hard work. My hope is to carry on her legacy."

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Kehonsha-Young

Kim emry

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Before I started nursing school in 2018 in the Practical Nursing program, I had worked in retail for 20 years. I wanted to have a rewarding career."

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Kehonsha-Young

dani may

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

I held myself back a long time thinking I could not work in healthcare; however, being in school has opened me up to things that I did not think was possible for myself."

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Kehonsha-Young

wendy giles

Practical Nursing Program

My nurses during my labors were amazing and I want to make a positive impact on someone’s life at such a special milestone."

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Aby-Lawson

chelsea brown

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

I have always been passionate about helping others. As I got older, I thought I would go into counseling. I soon realized that nursing was more my speed."

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Aby-Lawson

Trinity villar

Practical Nursing Program

When I was a child I was diagnosed with familial polyposis. I was very sick and in and out of the hospital a lot, but the nurses were amazing and always made me feel better."

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Aby-Lawson

dawn garrison

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

I gathered information on a few schools, and Hondros College of Nursing stood out to me. My admissions representative was awesome too."

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Aby-Lawson

oshnique holley

Practical Nursing Program

I got my certified nursing license (CNA) after I graduated high school and worked as a CNA for many years. As time went by, I realized I wanted to provide more hands on care."

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Aby-Lawson

Amy azbill

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

When I was 13, my papaw was gravely sick in the hospital. Through all the chaos, one nurse came into his room, grabbed his hand, and sang Amazing Grace aloud. My family joined in and sang with her."

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Aby-Lawson

Abralyn lawson

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Restarting college and a new career path at my age (I will be 50 soon), I wanted an efficient course of study. I felt like Hondros College of Nursing’s direct entry option offered me the best chance for success."

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Sade-Hardrick

Sade Hardrick

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

I have always wanted to have a career in healthcare. I first wanted to become a pediatrician, then a cardiologist, and now I have found my passion as a nurse."

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Joy-Otarus

mone cross

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

During my time at Hondros, what I used to think was not possible, is sinking in as my reality. As my terms have gone on, I have had a great support system that has helped me make it this far."

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Joy-Otarus

rebecca thompson

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

My good friend attended Hondros in 2007 and recommended it to me. The school had just started the direct entry program, so I had the opportunity to enter the Associate Degree in Nursing program. The timing was perfect."

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Joy-Otarus

Joy Otarus

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

I began my nursing education at Hondros College of Nursing in the Practical Nursing program. I really loved the PN program, so I decided to continue with the Associate Degree in Nursing program."

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Roger-Holmes

Roger Holmes

Practical Nursing Program

I wanted to use my experience as a child from the system to show people that just because they may have had struggles, does not mean they have to let society decide their future."

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Kehonsha-Young

kehonsha young

Practical Nursing Program

I was so grateful for the care my daughter received in the hospital. I felt that it was my duty to return the favor and help others in need. That is when I decided to become a nurse."

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Cerena-Frazier

Chelsi whisler

Practical Nursing Program

It is a passion of mine to be a part of a team that focuses on improving the health of others. I like being there for people any way I can."

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Cerena-Frazier

Cerena frazier

Practical Nursing Program

The NICU nurses helped me become familiar with being a new mom during the five weeks my daughter was in the hospital. This made me want to be a nurse so I could also help people."

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Mallory-Powell

Mallory Powell

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

While my dad was in the ICU, I became close to the nurses who were helping him. The entire experience sparked my interest in becoming a nurse."

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Mercedes-Danforth

Mercedes Danforth

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Already being an LPN, I knew I wanted to advance my career and work as an RN as soon as possible. Hondros was the best option for me to do that."

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Leah-Borland

Leah Borland

Practical Nursing Program

“When I was younger, I volunteered at my mother's work. I loved those residents with every ounce of my being. I learned from an early age I had the empathy and motivation it takes to be a nurse."

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Courtney-Meo

Courtney Meo

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“Nursing is work of the heart. The fact that I can make a difference in the lives of my patients and their families is enough for me to want to continue my education and provide compassionate, good-quality care."

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Matt-Mancuso

Matthew Mancuso

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“My grandmother would always tell me that I brought joy and comfort in the room. She said I should be in the medical field to bring comfort to those who need it most. I could not think of a better job to comfort people than nursing."

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Ann-Martin

Ann Martin

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“I grew up around nursing. My mom and my grandmother are both nurses, so I always saw them in their scrubs growing up. Seeing them motivated me to become a nurse myself."

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Jennette-Barrow

Jennette Barrow

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“My two teenagers kept me motivated throughout the program. I wanted to set an example for them to never give up on your dreams. I graduated the Practical Nursing Program and now I am in the Associate Degree in Nursing program."

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Heather-Collinsworth

Heather Collinsworth

Practical Nursing Program

“After my mom passed away, my dad became ill as well. And before he passed, he made me promise to make time for myself and pursue my dream of becoming a nurse. I decided to keep that promise to my dad and enrolled at Hondros."

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Lakia-Pulliam

Lakia Pulliam

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“When I had knee surgery in high school, there was a particular nurse who assisted my surgeon and made my experience so positive. That nurse went above and beyond the call. I want to do that for someone else."

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Priscilla-Bishop

Priscilla Bishop

Practical Nursing Program

“I started my journey back to nursing school a little later than I hoped for, but I am proof that it is never too late to start. Never give up - chase your dreams until they come true!"

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Matthew-Stevenson

Matthew Stevenson

Practical Nursing Program

“I have an aunt diagnosed with stage IV cancer and recently completed her master's degree. She inspired me to make a change in my life and start pursuing nursing."

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Samantha-Letterio

Samantha Letterio

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“The day before I started nursing school, my uncle passed away. He had been sick for a good part of my life, and I always watched as his nursing staff took care of him. That really opened my eyes to what nurses really do."

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LaPortia-Ellis

La'Portia Ellis

Practical Nursing Program

“While working at my old job, I watched the nurses take care of patients every day. I could see the compassion they had. I quickly realized that I wanted to take care of people just as they did."

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Kelsey-Damroze

Kelsey Damroze

Practical Nursing Program

“My brother, Cory, has always been an inspiration to me. He is a paramedic. The selfless actions he takes every single day makes me want to do the same thing for my patients. I want to make a positive impact in this world."

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Sarah-Figueroa

Sarah Figueroa

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“Life seems to happen when you are in nursing school. I actually had my baby in the middle of term two. I took a week off, came back, and finished strong."

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Dawn-Zolo

Dawn Zolo

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“I have always been a caregiver for my family. Both of my parents are blind and have needed care. I knew I enjoyed taking care of people so I thought I should make a career out of it!"

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Lisa-Miller

Lisa Miller

Associate Degree in Nursing Program

“I have been a doula for more than 17 years and have helped with more than 400 births. I had a really tough birth with my first child, so helping new mothers with their journeys has become my passion."

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Amanda-Stanley

Mandi Stanley

Practical Nursing Program

“My passion and drive come from my family. My boyfriend is a testicular cancer survivor, my grandmother battled breast cancer twice, and my mom is a disabled nurse. They all give me the motivation to pursue a career in nursing."

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