On Thursday, December 10 Dr. Eric Turner conferred Associate of Applied Science degrees in Respiratory Care to fifteen students completing their program studies. The pinning and graduation ceremony took place in the Randolph County Development Center.
The Against All Odds Award went to Annette Eubanks. Brandon Blackwell was awarded the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award. The Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award went to Stephen Robertson. The Clinical Preceptor of the Year was Ron Holt from NEA Baptist.
Matt Knight, Director of Education for Mid South Health Systems, was the guest speaker. Recounting memories from his childhood he reminded graduates their words make a difference. “Your encouragement to others changes people’s lives,” Knight stated.
A reception was held following graduation thanks to the donations of Price Chopper, Subway, Taco Casa, and Walmart.
Graduation photos can be found on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/blackrivertech/albums/72157661898249760.