Medical assisting graduates celebrated at College of The Albemarle

Published 7:46 am Friday, May 27, 2022

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College of The Albemarle celebrated four graduates of the medical assisting program at a pinning ceremony held Monday, May 9, 2022 in the Performing Arts Center at COA – Elizabeth City.

During the ceremony, graduates received pins, participated in a candle lighting ceremony and recited the medical assisting creed. The graduates completed 840 hours total of class and lab work and 180 hours in clinical settings.

Graduates are Brandy Russell, of Pasquotank County; Luz Maria Sanchez-Hernandez, of Dare County; Marina Piscitelli-Doshkov, of Dare County; and Jena Tyx, of Currituck County.

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One graduate has accepted a position with Eastern Carolina Cardiovascular.

The Stella B. Gallop Spirit of Medical Assisting Award was presented to Jenna Tyx. The recipient of this award best captures the spirit of the medical assisting profession.

Marina Piscitelli-Doshkov was recognized as the Academic Excellence Award winner. This award is presented to the student with the highest grade point average.