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Legal Assistant Graduate Highlight – Jessica Hall

January 15, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – Four months into the Legal Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College in Morgantown, Jessica Hall found out that she would be a mother. Previously a Certified Nursing Assistant, Jessica decided that she no longer wanted to be in the medical field. But she didn’t want to attend a four-year school, either. Plus, for Jessica, the WVJC’s...

Pharmacy Technician Graduate Highlight – Tessa Cain

January 4, 2013 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – For Pharmacy Technician graduate Tessa Cain, her favorite part of being a student at West Virginia Junior College was the friendships she made because of the smaller class sizes and being with the same group of students through all of her pharmacy classes. “My pharmacy class was tight-knit,” Tessa said. “Jenica Frye was our instructor and we...

Business Graduate Highlight – Sasha Peggues

January 2, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – When Sasha Peggues wakes up in the morning, she thinks, “Wow! Is this my life?” “Loving my job is an understatement,” she said. “It’s so amazing.” Sasha decided during summer 2010 to attend West Virginia Junior College and major in business. “My mom had been battling cancer, so I pushed off school. She was doing better, and...

Medical Office Management Student Highlight – Robbie Sigley

December 28, 2012 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – Robbie Sigley, a 20-year-old from Preston County, decided to attend West Virginia Junior College directly after high school. Nearly 18 months later, he is six weeks away from obtaining his Medical Office Management degree. Robbie chose Medical Office Management because he enjoys the office environment and the diversity of the patients who visit a hospital or doctor’s...

Medical Office Management Student Highlight – Teirra Harris

December 12, 2012 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – West Virginia Junior College student Teirra Harris decided to attend the school because it’s close to home and she liked that she could complete a program in 18 months instead of two to four years. Teirra’s favorite part about attending WVJC is having only two or three classes every six weeks. She chose to major in medical...

Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Larissa Sauvageot

October 26, 2012 | WVJC Staff

CHARLESTON, WV – Larissa Sauvageot decided to attend West Virginia Junior College Charleston Campus by consulting with a fellow student. “I chose to go to WVJC after I had my daughter,” Larissa said. “I had checked into it a few times with my friend, Lauren. I figured it would work out great since I stayed home through the day with...

Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Julie Bernet

October 10, 2012 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – Julie Bernet, a medical assistant graduate who now works at Whitehall Medical, chose to attend West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport because she said she believed she could get good training in a reasonable amount of time. “I heard good things about the MA program and always wanted to be in the medical field,” Julie said. Her favorite...

Staff Highlight: Career Management – Kristy Cunningham

October 2, 2012 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – Kristy Cunningham is the Career Management Director at West Virginia Junior College’s Bridgeport campus. As the Career Management Director, she assists students in finding a job upon graduation, as well as teaching Career Prep. Kristy is also a liaison between local businesses and the school. She said she strives “to maintain a lifelong relationship with our graduates...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Kaitlyn Persinger

September 28, 2012 | WVJC Staff

CHARLESTON, WV – Kaitlyn Persinger decided to attend West Virginia Junior College Charleston Campus because the staff helped her decide on a specific career path within the medical field. “I definitely knew I wanted to be in the medical field, I just wasn’t sure what position. When I learned about Medical Assisting at WVJC, I knew it was the right choice for...

Legal Assistant Spotlight – Christina Johnson

September 18, 2012 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – For Christina Johnson, the Legal Assistant (LOA) program at the West Virginia Junior College is a family affair. It began when her sister, Laura Johnson, began the program at the Charleston Campus. “I’d talk to my sister, and she’d be so excited about the program that I would think, ‘I want to do this,'” Christina said. “It...