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Business Administration Student Highlight – Jacob Mace

January 25, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Jacob Mace is enrolled at West Virginia Junior College Charleston in the Business Administration program. Before attending WVJC, Jacob felt lost. He was tired of constantly stressing about what to do with his life. Jacob had never attended college before but said “A week before my aunt passed away I promised her that I would go to school and do...

Clinical Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Katlyn Gandee

January 18, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Katlyn Gandee is a Clinical Medical Assistant graduate from WVJC Morgantown. She graduated from Parkersburg South High School in 2014. Before attending WVJC, Katlyn attended West Virginia University at Parkersburg for a year and a half. “They seemed to care a little, but it was really up to you if you went to class every day or not. I didn’t...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Katie Starcher

January 17, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Katie Starcher is a student at West Virginia Junior College- Charleston. She is enrolled in the Clinical Medical Assistant program. At the time Katie decided to enroll at WVJC, she was working part time at a minimum wage job. She didn’t like the way her life was going and knew that she was the only one who could change that....

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Tyler Chinchilla

January 2, 2018 | WVJC Staff

Tyler Chinchilla is a West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport student who is looking forward to graduating in a few months.  He will be graduating with an associate degree in the Clincial Medical Assistant program.  Before attending WVJC, Tyler attended North Marion High School.  When his senior year rolled around, he started thinking about his future and tried to narrow down what...

Medical Office Administration Student Highlight- Heather Barton

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Heather Barton is a Medical Office Administration student at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston. She previously attended another school but didn’t have a great experience. At the time, Heather was working in fast food, but she knew she wanted to do more in life. She decided to try WVJC because it was close to home. She was ready to show herself...

Medical Office Administration Graduate Highlight – Melissa Wolfe

December 8, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Like most loving mothers, all Melissa Wolfe wanted in life was to provide a better life for her daughter, Joyce. She wanted Joyce to have the opportunities that eluded her when she was Joyce’s age. She wanted this for her daughter so badly that she didn’t think twice when it came time for Joyce to start her Medical Office Administration...

Pharmacy Technician Student Highlight – Trevlin Delbrook

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If you are looking to be a part of a healthcare team through indirect patient care, becoming a pharmacy technician may be the right fit for you.  The role of the pharmacy technician has evolved from someone who simply counts pills and checks out customers, to a medical professional who plays a significant role in the pharmaceutical setting.  Pharmacy technicians...

Medical Assisting Graduate Highlight – Jaclyn Raines

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Jaclyn Raines enrolled in the Medical Assisting program at WVJC in 2016. She has always been interested in the medical field and was ready pursue a career in it! Before attending West Virginia Junior College-Charleston, Jaclyn was a cosmetologist and a full time mother. She chose to attend WVJC because of the flexibility and the option to do classes online...

Information Technology Graduate – Robert Lynch

November 27, 2017 | WVJC Staff

Robert Lynch is a successful graduate of West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown, class of 2016, from the Information Technology program. Robert became part of the West Virginia Junior College academic faculty shortly after graduating from the IT program. He jumped at the opportunity to work at the college after having an externship within the IT program under the direction of Robin...

Practical Nursing Student Highlight – Kim DeMeester

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Kim DeMeester is a West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport student who is expected to graduate from the Practical Nursing program in December 2017.  She is excited to begin her nursing career, as it is the job she has always dreamed of pursuing.  Kim attended several other institutions before attending WVJC and has found the support and help to be exceptional. Her...