Vanessa Pausa ’20 Accepted to Nursing School

Vanessa Pausa ’20 has been accepted to nursing school! She shares that she had always had the goal of going to nursing school coming out of high school. Vanessa attended the University of Georgia for two years to take all of her prerequisites, and over the summers, she worked as a Surgical Assistant to gain experience working with patients. In 2021, Vanessa took the TEAs entrance exam and applied to Augusta University BSN program. In February 2022, she was accepted and started the program in August. She plans to graduate in May 2024.
Pinecrest Academy is a private PreK-12 Catholic school located in Cumming, South Forsyth, just minutes from Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton and Suwanee. We serve families of all faiths seeking a Christian education for their children. To learn more about our unique educational philosophy, visit our Welcome page.

The mission of Pinecrest Academy is reflected in the word Integer, which is Latin for “whole,” or “entire,” and reflects our goal of forming the whole child as an authentic “Person in Christ.” The school motto Semper Altius, means “Always Higher,” and challenges our students, parents, staff and faculty to strive for excellence in all areas of Integral Formation® - intellectual, spiritual, human and apostolic.
955 Peachtree Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: 770.888.4477
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