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VC honors 16 PTA graduates at pinning ceremony

Group Sixteen Spring 2019 graduates of Victoria College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program were honored during a pinning ceremony on May 10 at VC’s Johnson Symposium.

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Sixteen Spring 2019 graduates of Victoria College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program were honored during a pinning ceremony on May 10 at VC’s Johnson Symposium. Seated from left are students Deborah DeLaGarza, Kacey Nidey, Darcie Moreno, Regan Morrow, Morgan Jedlicka, Alicia Gonzales; and instructor Chelsea Soule; and, standing, instructors Katy Mikulik and Tammy Mikulik; students Fidencio Tristan, Meagan Bell, Katherine Meyer, Cecilia Padilla, Emily Harper, Morgan Leita, Sonya Acuna, Brittany Hudson, Teri Byrd and Andrew McCleskey; VC PTA Program Chair Dr. Laura Crandall; and instructors Candace Garcia and Vickie Longoria.

Byrd recipient of Academic Award

Sixteen Spring 2019 graduates of Victoria College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program were honored during a pinning ceremony on May 10 at VC’s Johnson Symposium.

Teri Byrd of Houston received the Academic Award for highest GPA. Deborah DeLaGarza of Victoria was the recipient of the Leadership Award, Brittany Hudson of Victoria received the Most Inspirational Award, and Andrew McCleskey of Victoria was announced the recipient of the Most Encouraging/Entertaining Award.

Other graduates honored were Sonya Acuna, Morgan Jedlicka, Morgan Leita, Katherine Meyer, Darcie Moreno, Regan Morrow, Cecilia Padilla and Fidencio Tristan, all of Victoria; Meagan Bell and Kacey Nidey of Edna; Alicia Gonzales of Wharton; and Emily Harper of Sweet Home.

VC’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. Successful completion of the program will enable graduates to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Licensing Examination.

For more information on Victoria College’s Physical Therapy Assistant Program, call (361) 582-3346 or email Laura.Crandall@VictoriaCollege.edu.