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Dental Assisting Student Highlight – Katherine Ireland-Taylor

January 18, 2013 | WVJC Staff

CHARLESTON, WV – Dental Assisting student Katherine Ireland-Taylor decided to attend West Virginia Junior College to better her future with a career she would enjoy. The school offered a program she was interested in and she knew she could get a degree in a reasonable amount of time. “Before I came to school I was working as a security officer...

Medical Assisting Student Highlight – Ashley Fought

January 17, 2013 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – Medical Assisting student Ashley Fought decided to attend West Virginia Junior College to further her career. “After attending college before but not completing my degree, I felt down and disappointed in myself,” she said. “After meeting and talking with the staff at WVJC and planning with my family, I felt confident to give college another chance.” Ashley has been...

Medical Office Management Student Highlight – Keturah Frye

January 15, 2013 | WVJC Staff

BRIDGEPORT, WV – Since she first called to ask questions about the school, West Virginia Junior College has just “felt right” to Medical Office Management student Keturah Frye. “I could tell, right away, that this was the school for me,” she said. Keturah said WVJC is approved by the Veteran’s Administration, so she was able to use her husband’s benefits...

Legal Assistant Graduate Highlight – Jessica Hall

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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...