A student with local ties has earned her nursing degree.

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing awarded degrees to 82 students who earned their Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, six students who earned a Master’s of Science in Nursing, and one Post Graduate Certificate during the December 2012 graduation ceremony.
Among the MSN program students graduating with distinction was:
• Dunlap, IL: Sharon Damron, daughter of Joan Thornton of Hannibal and granddaughter of Dorothy Wallen of Perry.