Photo credit: Robin Sommer, MidAtlantic Photographic LLC
L to R (top row): Maria Connors, Christa Bohdel, Brianna Logana, Saliviah Wanjiru, Kirsten Gentry, Brittany Miller, and Denise Smith; (2nd row from top): Brandon Russell, Jesse Vogan, Abigail Hitchcock, Mariah Melber, Dora Adjei, Julia Burkins, andLaura Smith; (2nd row from bottom): Ebony Turner, Kirsten Rodriguez, Catherine Grabowski, Betsy Toskes, Alexandra Page, Rosaline Kuchambi, Mercy Otieno, and Charles Rodefer; (bottom row): Heath Nikitas, Ashley Streeter, Chelsea Sadler, Taylor Cramer, Laurie Taylor, Samantha Benner, Aubrey Schweigman, and Cort Adams

A completion ceremony was held on August 21 in the Harford Community College’s Chesapeake Theater to honor 45 graduates from the following Allied Health programs: Certified Nursing Assistant, Dental Assistant, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assisting, and Phlebotomy Technician. Laura Cianelli Preston, Dean of Nursing & Allied Health Professions at the College, led the ceremony and congratulated the graduates for their achievements. Instructors Carla Lindhorst and Paige O’Neill (Certified Nursing Assistant and Medical Assisting programs), Nancy Farrell (Dental Assistant Program), Michael Marino (Medical Administrative Assistant and Phlebotomy Technician programs), and Deanna Garza (Phlebotomy Technician Program), distributed awards of completion to their respective students. A reception followed the ceremony for graduates and their guests.