WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College held its Respiratory Therapy Pinning Ceremony on May 8 at the John A. Walker Community Center.
Layvin Ferguson, Millers Creek; Raegen Bumgarner, Wilkesboro; Tiffany Matthews, Yadkinville; Amanda Miller, West Jefferson; Kara Forester, Wilkesboro; Laykn Howard, North Wilkesboro; Justin Anderson, Olin received their Respiratory Therapy pins on May 8, and they received their Associate in Applied Science degree in respiratory therapy at the commencement ceremony on May 15.
The graduates studied under the direction of Billy Woods, dean of health sciences and program director of Respiratory Therapy; Vickie Bell, clinical education coordinator; and Amber Gambill, Respiratory Therapy instructor.
WCC President Jeff Cox delivered the welcoming remarks. Layvin Ferguson led the student prayer, and the guest speaker was Jana Inscore. Jason Robbins was named Preceptor of the Year.
Woods named the members of Lambda Beta National Honor Society which were Kara Forester and Justin Anderson. Then, Woods, Bell and Gambill presented the pins to the graduates.
Wilkes Community College, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, is a public, two-year, open-door institution serving the people of Wilkes, Ashe and Alleghany counties and beyond. Established in 1965, WCC continues to build on a strong history of meeting the educational needs and cultural interests of our students, community and workforce. WCC prepares learners for success in a dynamic world.