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Graduate Highlight – Caitlin Gawthrop

January 20, 2015 | WVJC Staff

Grafton native, Caitlin (Davis) Gawthrop, is a recent graduate of West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport.  She graduated from WVJC Bridgeport with an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting in August and is currently employed with eLab Solutions working with patients and running lab based testing.  She loves what she does because she is making a difference in the lives of her...

Student Highlight – Michelle Kornegay

January 12, 2015 | WVJC Staff

I decided to attend West Virginia Junior College because it was the only college where I could earn my degree online, which is what I needed at the time. I visited the Morgantown campus and met with Melody who was so nice, helpful and professional. I am in the Medical Assisting degree program, which I attended previously at another school...

Student Highlight – Christle Henderson

September 15, 2014 | WVJC Staff

Every morning, Christle Henderson prays and reads her Bible before heading to the West Virginia Junior College, Morgantown campus. Christle, a Medical Assisting student who is planning to graduate in November, is also a Children’s Minister at Deer Park Church of God of Prophecy in Oakland, Md. As a volunteer, she prepares lesson plans, develops games and provides entertainment for...

Student Highlight – Jordan Hicks

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Information Technology student Jordan Hicks has accomplished more than he anticipated when starting his education at West Virginia Junior College. Hicks, a Charleston native, found himself at WVJC after a bus ride with his cousin. “I was riding home with my cousin and he asked me what I was going to do with my life. I said I don’t really...

Student Highlight – Brandi Meadows

September 2, 2014 | WVJC Staff

Being a mother, wife, and full-time student, Brandi Meadows of the WVJC eCampus is one busy woman. She enjoys taking care of people, which is one reason she enrolled in the medical assisting program and why she enjoys being with her family. So, it was quite surprising for her to find someone asking about how she was doing for a...

Student Highlight – Jonathan Sine

May 1, 2014 | WVJC Staff

Jonathan Sine is an I.T. Student at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus. He chose the school because he did not like the 4-year college class environment. “The smaller classes at WVJC are better and give more interaction with the teachers,” he explained. Sine has experience with computers, but wanted to expand his knowledge. He decided to do this by...

Student Highlight – Cortney Brown

April 22, 2014 | WVJC Staff

It had never been her thing – showing up to school, dealing with classmates, and everything else that goes hand-in-hand with earning a high school degree.   So when high school graduation finally came, college was the last thing on Cortney Brown’s mind, but five years later, she decided to dip her toes into academia again.   Filled with apprehension,...

WVJC Bridgeport Dental Student Highlight

March 25, 2014 | WVJC Staff

Marissa Poling is a student in the Dental Assisting program at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport. She chose WVJC Bridgeport because it was close to home and several individuals recommended the school to her. “I chose to study Dental Assisting because I have always wanted to do something in the dental field,” explained Marissa. “When I read about the program...

WVJC Bridgeport Student Highlight: Jamie Ogden, Medical Assisting

January 23, 2014 | WVJC Staff

Jamie Ogden is currently enrolled in the Medical Assisting Specialized Associate Degree Program at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus. Jamie has several reasons for attending WVJC Bridgeport, but convenience was definitely a deciding factor. She explained, “WVJC Bridgeport was closer to home and it only takes 18 months for me to complete my program. I only have class four...

WVJC Bridgeport Graduate Highlight: William Smith, Medical Assisting

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William T. Smith is a Medical Assisting Graduate from West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus. One week after he completed his Medical Assisting program, he was hired at Biolife Plasma Services where he was hired as a screener which is responsible for taking patient vitals, iron and protein levels. After a few months, he was trained on performing VP and...