BC’s 2012 medical assisting graduates pinned

Published 4:49 pm Tuesday, August 7, 2012

SEVERAL STUDENTS RECENTLY graduated from the Bainbridge College Medical Assisting Program. Shown are: back row, left to right, Tijwanna Edwards, Stephine Jackson, Matoya Hudson, Alicia Poe, Kesha Cox, Megan James, Julia Houston, Tammy Anderson, Christana Baker, Virginia Moye and Holly Barwick; front row, left to right, Crystal Kender, Danielle Holt, Sheila Morgan, Deborah Collins, Tamiko General, Iola Brown, Stephanie Holton, Desserita Dyson and Kendra Turner.|Submitted photo


BC Director of College Relations

A traditional pinning ceremony recently honored Bainbridge College (BC) students who completed BC’s Medical Assisting (MA) Program, in the Division of Health Sciences.

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MA students from both the main campus and the Early County Center, in Blakely, Ga., were honored in the Aug. 2 ceremony at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center, on the college campus in Bainbridge.

The 2012 Medical Assisting graduates include BC Blakely site students: Iola Brown, Camilla, Ga.; Deborah Collins, Donalsonville, Ga.; Kesha Cox, Fort Gaines, Ga.; Tamiko General, Cuthbert, Ga.; Matoya Hudson, Damascus, Ga.; Megan James, Jakin, Ga.; Stephanie Jackson, Colquitt, Ga.; Crystal Kender, Donalsonville; Sheila Morgan, Colquitt; Joann Nguyen, Arlington, Ga.; Alicia Poe, Colquitt; and Shanda Timpson, Edison, Ga.

BC Bainbridge campus graduates were: Tammy Anderson, Cairo, Ga.; Christana Baker, Bainbridge; Holly Barwick, Bainbridge; Desserita Dyson, Cairo; Tijwanna Edwards, Cairo; Danielle Holt, Colquitt; Stephanie Holton, Ochlocknee, Ga.; Julia Houston, Bainbridge; Virginia Moye, Attapulgus; and Kendra Turner, Cairo.

Dr. Adria Belk, the college’s dean of the School of Health Sciences & Professional Studies, welcomed the audience to the ceremony. Other speakers included Joan Simpson, dean of the BC Early County Center, and Regina Jones, chair of the BC LPN & Allied Health Division.
Before they were pinned, Simpson told the students, “You have overcome any obstacles that may have been in your way, and you have persevered.”

To apply to Bainbridge College’s medical assisting program, which is offered in Bainbridge and Blakely, please visit www.bainbridge.edu and look under ‘Announcements.’