The Class of 2005 Those graduates are:
presented “senior pins” Jennifer Kammerer,
to the Class of 2006. Beverly Knecht,
Troy Fox, member of Kimberly Mullinnix, and
the class of 2005 gave Victoria Washington.
remarks focused on Jan Hirt, recognized the
GRADUATING CLASS friendship and support three graduates that
for each other. completed the Limited
Awards – Class of 2005 Program prior to
The class selected the entering the AS
following students to Radiography Program.
receive Class Awards: These graduates are:
Most Supportive – Ada Courtney, Wesley
Beverly Knecht and Jones and Troy Fox.
Back: Wesley Jones, Kim Mullinnix, Katie McLaughlin, Jason Wise, Robert Catherine Healy; Most
Dyer, Nikedra Lewis, Bill Chartier, Brian Cole, Jennifer Snyder, Beverly Reliable and Highest Program Awards
Knecht, Greg Irick, Middle: Jeff Downs, Josh Tipton, Katherine Bailey, Professional Attitude – Bill Chartier received
Christy Janeiro, Victoria Washington, Ada Courtney, Catherine Healy,
Bill Chartier; the Greenville Radiology,
Front: Angela West, Sheena Stoddard, Mindy Simmons, Troy Fox, Diana
Wofford, Sonja Hawkins and Jennifer Kammerer. Most Likely to Succeed – PA “Excellence In
Ada Courtney; Academic Achievement”
Best All Around – Troy for the highest GPA.
Radiography Awards and Pinning 2005 Fox; and Best Sense of The General Proficiency
Humor – Robert Dyer. Award, sponsored by
Twenty-six candidates and sincerity to provide Agfa HealthCare went to
for graduation received the graduates and Special Recognition Ada Courtney and
their radiography pins at audience with an excellent Michael Dyches, Wesley Jones received
the Annual Awards and message. She used the Program Coordinator of the “Outstanding
Pinning Ceremony quote “What lies behind us CT and Sandy Coleman , Student Award”
Monday, May 9th at the and what lies before us Clinical Coordinator, sponsored by
Technical Resource are tiny matters compared presented pins to the Mallinckrodt Medical.
Center/Library on the to what lies within us” by graduates who became
campus of Greenville Ralph Waldo Emerson to charter members of the Acknowledgments
Technical College. focus on character as a Alpha Lambda Nu Jan Hirt, Program
Gayle Heller, BS, MSN, central theme to her National Honor Society. Director presided over
Dean of Health message. Those graduates are: the ceremony and
Sciences/Nursing Several radiographers Bill Chartier, Ada expressed the program’s
Division, provided assisted with the Courtney, Sonja appreciation of the
greetings from the presentation of pins and Hawkins, Jennifer technologists,
College. Sheena awards including Snyder, and Jason Wise. radiologists, institutions,
Stoddard, member of radiographers from area and companies that
the class of 2005, gave hospitals: Kelly Duncan & Judy Speer, Program support the Radiography
the Invocation. Wesley Walters (GMH), Coordinator/Instructor Program. She also
Sandy Coleman, M.Ed., Felicia McCoullough of the Mammography recognized Greenville
R.T. (R), Clinical (Allen-Bennett), Mary Program recognized and Radiology, PA, Agfa
Coordinator of the Maddens (Palmetto presented certificates HealthCare, and
Medical Imaging Baptist), Tanya Jacobi to four graduates who Mallickrodt Medical, Inc.
Sciences Department (Hillcrest) and Stephanie completed the for their continued
was the guest speaker. Davenport (Bons Secour Mammography Program financial support of the
Sandy used both humor Saint Francis) in addition to completing Awards and Pinning
the Radiography Ceremony.
PHOTOS: Pinning, Awards and Graduation
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Awards and Pinning:
Back Row: Mindy Simmons, Jennifer Snyder, Sheena Stoddard, Josh
Tipton, Victoria Washington, Angela West, Jason Wise, Dianna Wofford.
Middle Row: Greg Irick, Christy Janeiro, Wesley Jones, Jennifer
Kammerer, Beverly Knecht, Nikedra Lewis, Katie McLaughlin, Kim
Mullinnex, Shabon Shalabi
Front Row: Katherine Bailey, Bill Chartier, Brian Cole Ada Courney, Jeff
Downs, Robert Dyer, Troy Fox, Slnja Hawkins, Catherine Healy
Excellence In Academic Achievement, GRPA
Highest Professional Attitude
Rising Seniors: Standing: L to R: Jan Hirt (Program Director),
Shannon Watson, Teresa Weakley Chuck Welling Nicole Hirt,
Robert Dyer Candice Lewis, Nora Troung, Stacey Suddeth, Debbie Jameson,
Best Sense of Judy Speer (instructor), Amy Daigle (Clinical Instructor),
Humor Sandy Coleman (Clinical Coordinator)
Kneeling L to R: Terri Jordan, Cindy Watson, Jane Stribling,
Elayne Tate, Megan Loftis
Dean Gayle Heller
Wesley Jones General Proficiency
Catherine Beverly Sheena Stoddard Outstanding Student AGFA
Healy Knecht Gave the Invocation Mallinckrodt Medical
Back row L to R: Jason Wise,
Brian Cole, Nikedra Lewis,
Mindy Simmons, Beverly
Knecht, Jennifer Kammerer,
Best All Around
Jennifer Snyder, Bill Chartier
Front row L to R:
Tonja Hawkins, Christy
Janeiro, Angela West, Robert
Dyer, Catherine Healy, Sheena
Stoddard and Kathy Bailey
FACULTY LUNCHEON Teachers are not the sum of their knowledge,
On May 5th the graduating class held an Nor are they the success of their students. Page 1
They are the sum of their desire.
appreciation luncheon for the faculty.
A desire to challenge those who are lucky enough to be graced with their
Class president, Bill Chartier, presented
each faculty with a gift certificate and They challenge their students, not for the credit of teaching,
gave an expressive thank you speech. He But from the desire to make a better world.
related the class feeling of gratitude and To provide students with the tools necessary to shape their own destiny.
respect for the faculty along with thanks And in doing so, give back to the world in which they live.
for their friendship. For the occasion, In sharing their knowledge, they make possible the dreams of others.
Jennifer Snyder penned this poem… They carve a path to the future.
A future made better, by their will and desire to raise others above
In the pursuit of progress, there exists no greater power than that of a
When cancer is only a myth, and poverty a fairytale,
May the world look back at the ones who planted the seeds of tomorrow,
And give them their due thanks.
LIMITED GENERAL RADIOGRAPHY
A reception was held on May 3, 2005 to recognize the graduates STAR STUDENTS
from the class of 2004. Graduates are: Students recommended for their “Star
Shameka Andrews, Ormond Billups, Linda Campbell, Joan Cullin, Performance” are: Chuck Welling, Debby
Adam Emery, Krystal Rountree, Brooke Stribble and Mary Wooten. Jameson,Ruth Ann Shanahan, Elayne
Tate and Megan Loftis.
To nominate a student phone (250-8416)
or email email@example.com
Congratulations to Candice Lewis (Class
of 2006) who received a Rising Senior
Scholarship from the SC Society of
Left to right: Andy Clarke, Shameka Andrews, Adam Emery, Radiologic Technologists.
Krystal Rountree, Brooke Stribble, Sandy Coleman, Ormond
Billups and Joyce Hunter.
MAMMOGRAPHY PROGRAM Judy Speer
During the academic year 2004-2005 a total of 7 students completed the Mammography Program
(option 1) and 9 students completed the four didactic courses (option 2). Four of the full
curriculum students were recognized May 9th at the Radiography Awards and Pinning Ceremony.
The graduates are: Jennifer Kammerer, Beverly Knecht, Kimberly Mullinnix,
and Victoria Washington. Since the didactic courses are taught online, students can
enroll and complete the courses from any location across the country. This spring, one
student was from Omaha, Nebraska and during the fall semester, two students were from
West Virginia. Contact: Judy Speer (864) 250-8108 firstname.lastname@example.org
ALPHA LAMBDA NU Michael Dyches CT Michael Dyches
The Medical Imaging imaging courses, participate The Computed Tomography
Sciences department held in professional societies and Program completed another
the first induction perform community service. year with graduation on May
ceremony of the Alpha Students and faculty 10th of 9 students. One
Lambda Nu National Honor inducted as chartered graduate was a Nuclear
Society in Medical Imaging members are: Bill Chartier, Medicine Technologist,
on April 28, 2005. Guest Ada Courtney, Sonja without a RT background, who
Rising senior attendees:
speaker was the Dean of Hawkins, Jennifer Snyder, obtained a great job at
Taria Anderson, Cindy
Allied Health Sciences and Jason Wise, Nikki Emory University Medical
Watson, Nicholas Wham,
Nursing, Gayle Heller, RN, Abercrombie, Betty Pinner, Teresa Weakley, Carrie
Center in Atlanta doing PET-
MSN. Dr. Cathy Dyches Deborah Lanier, Pam Neale, Candice Lewis, Elayne CT scanning. Four graduates
gave the invocation. The Anthony, Andy Clarke, Tate, Michelle Roddy and have full-time CT jobs. The
GVTC Alpha chapter is the Sandy Coleman, Amy Shameka Andrews. student at the greatest
first chapter of Lambda Nu Daigle, Mike Dyches, and geographical distance this
in SC. Students must have Joyce Hunter. year was in Lawton,
at least a 3.4 GPA in their Oklahoma.
The first international
For requirements and student has applied to the
application for membership program for next year from
in Alpha Lambda Nu contact the Grand Bahamas Island.
Michael.Dyches@gvltec.edu Several former students have
Alexis.email@example.com now taken the ARRT CT
Registry exam with a first
time passing rate of 82 to 87
Inductees: Back Row L to R: Michael Dyches, Betty Pinner, L to R: CT Program Coordinator
points. (National average is in
Joyce Hunter, Jennifer Snyder, Sandy Coleman, Mike Dyches.
Amy Daigle,Andy Clarke, Pam Anthony. Front Row: Jason Wise, Graduates Jemeca Coleman,
Sonja Hawkins, Ada Courtney and Bill Chartier. Lamentra Young and Betty Pinner.
MRI Pam Anthony DMS Ronda Keller
We are changing our admissions policies for the DMS
In August, 2004 the MRI certificate program was program beginning fall of 2006. Students will no longer
reformatted to a 9 month (2 semesters) curriculum. All be required to have an Associates Degree to enter our
didactic courses are offered on-line making it possible for program. With the establishment of a weighted
students from any state to enroll in the program. Clinical admissions policy, we will award students a slot in our
sites are established as needed to meet the needs of program based on a points system. Anyone interested in
distance students. the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program should
The MRI program is a post-graduate curriculum for the email the appropriate advisor below to request
two-year credentialed radiographer. Upon completion of the an information packet.
program, the technologist is prepared to challenge the ARRT Last name beginning with A-M: Kim.Barrett@gvltec.edu
advanced registry in magnetic resonance imaging. Didactic Last name beginning with N-Z: Ronda.Keller@gvltec.edu
courses are taught on-line with various clinical sites being
utilized. All didactic material meets the ARRT Content
Specifications and covers patient care and MRI safety,
imaging procedures, data acquisition and processing, physical Congratulations to the MRI Class of 2005:
principles of image formation and cross-sectional anatomy. Grads from SC: Desiree Case- Summerville, Demetrice
The clinical component totals 495 contact hours. Clark- Boiling Springs, Michael Todd Crocker- Spartanburg,
Angela Collins Hood- Spartanburg, Isabel Kearson- Myrtle
This program prepares students in the use of high magnetic Beach, Haley King- Anderson, Nancy Knight- Charleston,
fields and radio frequencies to obtain cross-sectional Monica McDowell- Florence, Kevin Mings- Spartanburg,
anatomical images of the human body. The Greenville Tammy Pratt-New Berry.
Technical College MRI program is one of only four programs Grads from NC: Jillian Millwood- Ellenboro, Travis Morris-
to be recognized by the Joint Review Committee on Charlotte, Jennifer Reichman- Asheville, Adelia Hallie Scott,-
Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Franklin.
Contact: Pam Anthony (864) 250-8045 Pamela Goe- Lombard, IL
Pam.firstname.lastname@example.org Jill Jespersen- Coralville, IA and Alyssa Plathe- Amana, IA