Katie Whiddon

Hometown: Colorado

Year: 2022

Major: Nursing

Katie Whiddon graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing in fall 2022. Whiddon was president of the Student Nurses Association, received the Student Nurse Association Leadership award and was the elected class representative four semesters in a row. In addition, she is the first Columbia State student to be accepted into the National Student Nursing Association Leadership University Honor Society. She plans to begin working at Maury Regional Medical Center as an emergency room nurse, with plans to obtain her bachelor’s degree in nursing.

“Columbia State has been my home away from home for many years now,” Whiddon said. “I have learned so much during my time here while making many close friendships, having fun and preparing for my future. I am excited to be moving on to the next chapter of my life with all the experiences I have made here.”