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April 2015

ASUN Students Excel at ALPNA Competition

NEWPORT, Ark. (3/30/2015) – The Arkansas State University-Newport Licensed Practical Nursing program posted several top-three finishes at the Arkansas Licensed Practical Nursing Association competition held recently at The University of Arkansas Community College Hope campus.

ASUN Students Excel at ALPNA Competition
The ASU-Newport team of Jennifer Leonard, Jaime Campbell, Shana McClour and Katy Dillport finished first in the ALPNA Quiz Bowl competition held recently in Hope.

Representing the ASUN Newport campus, the team of Jaime Campbell (Newport), Katy Dillport (Walnut Ridge), Shana McClour (Weiner) and Jennifer Leonard (Newport) took first place in the Quiz Bowl competition.

Also finishing first was Alexis Roberson (Tuckerman), who won the Prepared Speaking competition when she spoke on “Changes in Today’s LPN Career.”

Valerie Nelson (Alicia) placed second in the Medical Terminology competition, while Amanda Eich (Newport) finished second in the Pharmacology competition.  Mallory Davis (Jonesboro) finished third in the Anatomy and Physiology competition.

This month’s competition marked the first time in 10 years that ASUN competed in the event.