SRTC Rad Tech Students Honored During Pinning Ceremony

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On Thursday, December 5, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) honored graduating Radiologic Technology Thomasville students during their pinning ceremony.

Eight Graduates in black dresses

Eight students were recognized at the awards ceremony and received pins to mark the completion of their program requirements: Jordan Baugham of Thomasville, Pamela Contreras of Thomasville, Emory Dean of Thomasville, Laura Maxwell of Cairo, Hailee Trawick of Cairo, Kaitlyn Tonkin of Thomasville, Whitney Thompson of Thomasville, and Tatjana Tidd of Thomasville.

From each graduating class, several students are recognized for outstanding effort and achievement. This year, Laura Maxwell earned the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, and Jordan Baugham accepted the Outstanding Clinical Achievement Award and the Werner W. Waldron Outstanding Student Award.

This year, the Radiologic Technology program at SRTC – Thomasville revealed a new honor: the Impact Award. The Impact Award is voted on by students and recognizes the person in their cohort who has had the greatest impact on their peers overall. The students named Emory Dean as the inaugural recipient of the Impact Award for her steadfast support and encouragement of her classmates.

The Radiologic Technology clinical affiliate sites for this graduating class were Archbold Medical Center, The Adrian and Jessie Archbold Ambulatory Care Center, Grady General Hospital, Mitchell County Hospital, Memorial Hospital and Manor, Radiology Associates of Tallahassee, and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare.

The Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in radiology departments and related businesses and industries. The Program emphasizes a combination of didactic and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an associate of applied science degree, have the qualifications of a Radiographer, and are eligible to sit for a national certification examination for Radiographers. Following the completion of core requirements, this program can be completed in four semesters.

In the coming weeks, seniors will sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam, and pending passage will be ready for careers as radiographers. These seniors, who have successfully completed all of their coursework, will walk in SRTC’s next commencement ceremony, which will be held on December 12, 2019.

SRTC offers over 155 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get students quickly into a desired career, and 28 general education courses that transfer to the University System of Georgia institutions and 19 private colleges and universities in Georgia. SRTC has instructional sites located in Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Thomas, Tift, Turner and Worth counties for the convenience of its students. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. For the most up-to-date information on registration, class dates, and program offerings, log on to www.southernregional.edu.

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