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WVJC- Bridgeport Graduate Student Highlight: Brandi Skinner

May 31, 2013 | WVJC Staff

Graduate Student Highlight: Brandi Skinner Program/ Campus: Medical Assisting / WVJC Bridgeport 1. When did you graduate? Graduated Feb 2013 2. Current Job Title and company if applicable: RMA/MOA at Williams Family Practice 3. Brief description of your current job: Blood draws, vaccines, vitals and front desk duties 4. What were you doing before you came to WVJC? I was...

WVJC Morgantown to Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days! Join Us!

April 2, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV -Walk 100 Miles in 100 days with the West Virginia Junior College, Morgantown Campus, faculty, staff and students. Jessica Nuckles, the WVJC’s High School Admissions Representative, heard about the program during a visit to Preston High School. “Many of our students are from Preston County, so this is a great way for us to be involved in our...

West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus Highlight: Breanna Shingleton

March 27, 2013 | WVJC Staff

Breanna Shingleton – Pharmacy Technician BRIDGEPORT, WV – Breanna Shingleton graduated from the Pharmacy Technician Specialized Associate Degree program at West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport Campus on February 7, 2013. She is now employed at Mon General Hospital as a Pharmacy Technician. Her current position entails a wide variety of responsibilities including filling pyxis machines that the nurses pull medications...

Medical Office Management Graduate Highlight – Stacy Graham

February 7, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – Five and a half years ago, Stacy Graham decided to begin taking school seriously. She began the Medical Billing and Coding Program, now Medical Office Management, at West Virginia Junior College in Morgantown in August 2007. “I didn’t take high school seriously in high school,” Stacy said. “I went to school to socialize. I didn’t quite know...

Medical Assistant Graduate Highlight – Amber VanTassell

January 31, 2013 | WVJC Staff

MORGANTOWN, WV – Since graduation, life has been bellies and babies for Amber VanTassell, an August 2012 graduate of the West Virginia Junior College Medical Assistant program. Amber graduated August 10, 2012 and started working Sept. 10, 2012 as a Certified Medical Assistant for the West Virginia University Hospitals Cheat Lake Physicians OB-GYN. Amber began applying for jobs in her...

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

| 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...