WB General School of Nursing class of 1968 celebrates graduation anniversary


The 50th reunion celebration of the Class of 1968 of Wilkes Barre General Hospital School of Nursing was recently held at the spring luncheon of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Alumni Organization. Graduates who attended the event at the Irem Temple Country Club received corsages from their fellow alumni. The Class of 1968 was the first nursing class in school history and in Wyoming Valley to admit and graduate male nursing students and the first class to have a State Board of Nursing pass rate of 100 percent, which continued until the school closed in 1974. The next scheduled meeting of the Alumni Association will be the December Holiday Party at the Westmoreland Club. Shown are, first row: Bette Wich Graves, Marcia Miller Antonik, Mary Ann Butz Baran, Nancy Sokola Pieck, Anne Haladay Laskowski, Mary McHale Dougher, Peggy Dessoye Fedor. Second row: Marguerite Carrigg Dewees, Susan Williams Blaum, Marilyn Norton Beausoliel, Linda David, Angie Borzell Serino, Diane Carver Lynch, Tish Harding, Ann McHale, Beverly Jones Fey, Sandra Darragh Bird, Donna Yanik Murmello.