Pinning ceremony honors HCC health sciences graduates

(May 17, 2017)— The 2017 graduates of the health sciences division at Hagerstown Community College were honored at a pinning ceremony on May 13. Dental assisting, dental hygiene, medical assisting, paramedic, pharmacy technician, and radiography were among the program areas included in this year’s ceremony.

The dental assisting students include Andrea Bartlett, of Frederick; Gaudencia D. Benchoff, of Waynesboro, Pa.; Kayde Louise Berger, of Waynesboro, Pa.; Kayla Breanne Cox, of Cascade; Rowan P. Deatrich, of Greencastle, Pa.; Esther Francois, of Hagerstown; Kristen R. Grimm, of Falling Waters; Diamond T. Henry, of Hagerstown; Zoey B. Howard, of Waynesboro Pa.; Taylor B. Lipinski, of Hancock; Alfiya K. Maddliyeva, of Hagerstown; Kailea A. McCormick, of Hancock; Alyssa M. McCunn, of Smithsburg; Danielle Nicole Murray, of Waynesboro, Pa.; Melissa Sarah Ojard, of Frederick; Cassidy D. Vega, of Hagerstown; Clarissa Marie Seville, of Greencastle, Pa.; Sheilah K. Snively, of Maugansville; Alex Denzel Snyder, of Hagerstown; and Songul M. Yakhuzova, of Hagerstown.

The dental hygiene students include Mahsan Azad, of Germantown; Kara L. Barrett, of Mercersburg, Pa.; Nakia C. Barton, of Hagerstown; Abby Lynn Dilley, of Brookeville; Erica Lee Eyler, of Frederick; Mehvish Ghazanfar, of Baltimore; Morgan B. Hoffman, of Williamsport; Sajedeh Khanjari, of Rockville; Mwadi I. Matungul-Kakou, of Frederick; Khadijah McCulloch, of Frederick; Claire Rebecca Payne, of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.; Shawn Michelle Reasner, of Hagerstown; Carolyn Royster, of Hagerstown; Krystal Rutledge, of Bryans Road; Mikaela Smith, of Hagerstown; Erika M. Stein, of Silver Spring; Anu Tamang, of Hagerstown; Yvette Vartanian, of Gaithersburg; Brittany L. Wilston, of Hagerstown.

The medical assisting students include Cynthia Boyer, of Greencastle, Pa.; Julie A. Csordas, of Hagerstown; Judy Hagenberg, of Hagerstown; Candace Kirk, of Warfordsburg, Pa.; Allyson Lee Knepper, of Shade Gap, Pa.; Tiffany N. Lamp, of Hagerstown; Jenna Massie, of Hagerstown; Linda M. Murphy, of Hagerstown; Judie Virginia Needy, of Hagerstown; Erica M. Ortiz, of Falling Waters, W.Va.; Laura A. Sobus, of Greencastle, Pa.; Dana L. Temple, of Waynesboro, Pa.; Holly D. Weatherholtz, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; and Rosalyn M. Wells, of Hagerstown.

The paramedic students include Adam D. Baumgardner, of Waynesboro, Pa.; Matthew T. Demarais, of Thurmont; Robert K. May, of Lavale; Celeste Connolly McEwan, of Frederick; Patrick S. Mooney, of Hagerstown; and Joseph E. Muller, of Fairfield.

The Pharmacy Technician students include Tondinbo George, of Hagerstown; Holly Jeans, of Hagerstown; and Shelley A. McRorie, of Keedysville.

The radiography students include Jordin Nicole Cook, of Greencastle, Pa.; Courtney L. Delosh, of Keedysville; Carly D. Folk, of Clear Spring; Elijah Gordon Geise, of Westminster; Kerry L. Grimmer, of Hagerstown; Erica D. Hamel, of Hagerstown; Emily B. Henesy, of Williamsport; Malcom C. Hopkins, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; Madiha Humayum, of Hagerstown; Kasi J. Jackson, of Hagerstown; Jody Marie Johnson, of Mount Airy; Hannah Kathryn Kilduff, of Clear Spring; Zhanna Krivetskaya, of Hagerstown; Andrew C. Mazzocchi, of Hagerstown; Taelor R. Morton, of Needmore, Pa.; Sonya Lyn Nori, of Carlisle, Pa.; Patricia M. Pezzuto, of Martinsburg, W.Va.; Elaina J. Previte, of Hagerstown; Sarah M. Shives, of Smithsburg; Sara C. Shoemaker, of Hagerstown; Miranda N. Speak, of Clear Spring; Taylor M. Stull, of Mount Airy; Janet L. Sublett, of Waynesboro, Pa.; Gregory Swartz, of New Market; Jennider L. Watson, of Taneytown; and Rebecca L. Wells, of Boonsboro.

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