Nursing School Graduation Portraits: Melanie Tcheng

I’m extremely proud to welcome a new nurse to our family! My sister Melanie graduated from nursing school at Arizona State Dec. 16, 2013, and I was honored to watch her walk across the stage. She was enrolled in the post-baccalaureate program, which basically means she squeezed two years of school into one. She busted her butt, worked insanely hard, and finished with a 4.0 GPA — earning her an invitation to Sigma Theta Tau, a nursing honor society.

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Only a few years ago, I was on the stage and she was in the audience. Kinda cool to have graduated from the same college.

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Since you can pretty much find beautiful light at all hours of the day in Arizona, we took a few portraits just outside the convention center with a pretty floral backdrop.

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The proud parents with the new graduate.

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I think this is the last graduation in our immediately family for a while, unless any of us decide to go back to school again! If anyone is looking to hire new RN grads, my sister is a kick ass candidate passionate about taking care of kids and making a difference. Patients and their families would be lucky to have her caring for them.