Education Briefs

Cawthorne graduates from pilot training

Second Lieutenant William D. Cawthorne III graduated from Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training on Oct. 4 at Vance Air Force Base, Enid, Okla.

The JSUPT program lasts approximately 52 weeks. After successfully completing JSUPT, officers receive their silver wings and are awarded the aeronautical rating of pilot. They attend follow-on training in their assigned aircraft at various bases around the country. Cawthorne will continue his Air Force flying career in the E-3 aircraft stationed at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma.

Cawthorne is the son of Bill and Lynn Cawthorne of Sharpsburg.

Preston honored with nursing award

Kelly Snow Preston of Newnan was among 17 alumni honored by Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing during its Courage to Care awards gala on Oct. 11. Courage to Care honorees were cited for their adherence to the maxims of the school's namesake, the late Ida V. Moffett.

"In Alabama, Ida V. Moffett is synonymous with service and compassionate nursing care," said nursing school dean Nena F. Sanders in reference to the late nursing educator's oft-quoted belief that, "It takes courage to care, to open the heart and act with sympathy and compassion."

This year's honorees, representing vastly different career paths in nursing, were selected from a record number of nominations, Dr. Sanders noted. They are all graduates of the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing or its forerunner, Birmingham Baptist Hospital.



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