Five students in HCC’s radiography program win awards


(Release: December 13, 2012) - Five Hagerstown Community College students recently won awards during the Maryland Society of Radiologic Technologies Student Essay Competition.

In this year’s essay competition, four HCC students won the top awards, and one HCC student was awarded the Ted Lynch Award. Essay winners included Jessica Rice, of Hagerstown, who received first place; Jonie Redmond, of Westminster, Md., who received second place; Victoria Jennings, of Rohrersville, who received third place; and Melinda Benshoff, of Chambersburg, Pa., who received honorable mention. 

HCC sophomore Jamie Leese, of Shippensburg, Pa., received the Ted Lynch Award for Outstanding HCC Radiography Program Student. Each year, the Ted Lynch Award is given to sophomore-level students throughout the state who are chosen by their
individual college radiography programs as the most outstanding student within the program.

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From left: Radiography award winners Jessica Rice, Jonie Redmond, Victoria Jennings, Melinda Benshoff, and Jamie Leese.