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Kaleb Schoonover – Student Highlight

Kaleb Schoonover is a current student enrolled in the Information Technology program at West Virginia Junior College. Kaleb recently graduated from Elkins High School in 2021. Currently, Kaleb works for Sears in Elkins, West Virginia. Kaleb decided to attend WVJC Bridgeport for a number of reasons. The biggest reason for his choice is that the … Read more

Hannah Smith – Student Highlight

Hannah Smith graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in May of 2021 and is studying to become a Clinical Medical Assistant at WVJC Bridgeport. Hannah originally got interested in the medical field because of her aunt, a medical assistant for eight years. However, 2020 ultimately solidified her decision to go into the medical field as … Read more

Brandon Arnold – Student Highlight

Meet Brandon Arnold, a current student in the Information Technology Program at WVJC Morgantown. Picture a college kid sitting in their dorm room, they’re surrounded by musical instruments and filled with an inspiration to record and write music. That’s how WVJC student Brandon Arnold’s story began. But from his love of music, another talent arose. … Read more

Tristan Atha – Student Highlight

Tristan Atha is a student in the Information Technology Program and began his education at WVJC in August 2020. Tristan previously attended both Marshall University and Fairmont State University. While at Marshall, Tristan was enrolled in the civil engineering program before transferring to Fairmont State for a short time before leaving school and joining the … Read more

Jenna Ramirez – Student Highlight

Jenna Ramirez is currently a student in the Information Technology Degree program! Before enrolling at West Virginia Junior College, Jenna attended West Virginia University majoring in Nutrition. After a year at WVU Jenna realized her needs weren’t quite met; after searching for schools online, she found that WVJC was just what she was looking for. … Read more

Dayna Ferrari – Student Highlight

Clinical Medical Assistant student Dayna Ferrari started attending WVJC in August 2020 after graduating from Capital High School.  Dayna said, “My decision to attend WVJC was an easy one.” Dayna has always had an interest in the medical field. She said, “WVJC Clinical Medical Assistant program is fast-track, has smaller classes, and offers a flexible … Read more

Blake Cooper – Student Highlight

Blake Cooper attended a larger university before enrolling with WVJC. The size of the classes was overwhelming for him, and he felt the classes were too big for him to be as successful as he wanted to be. Before attending WVJC, Blake worked two jobs but knew that wasn’t what he wanted to do forever. … Read more

Christy Richards – Student Highlight

Medical Coding student Christy Richards has been attending WVJC since January 2021. Before attending WVJC, she attended Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville, Virginia. She says she feels much more at home at WVJC due to the welcoming environment and the support she has from all of the faculty! She loves getting the help she … Read more

Marissa Keplinger – Student Highlight

Marissa Keplinger is a student in the Dental Assisting Degree program. Before coming to West Virginia Junior College, Marissa attended Salem University for nursing. Marissa stated that Salem University was not the right fit for her needs and felt, after much research, that WVJC would be able to meet her needs. Marissa said, “That the … Read more

Cortney Warner – Student Highlight

West Virginia Junior College Medical Coding student Cortney Warner began her classes in February of 2021. In the fourth module of her program, Cortney has come a long way toward achieving her dreams! Cortney has worked in the medical field since 2010, previously a Pharmacy Technician and a Scrub Technician. When asked what inspired her … Read more