The Class 3 cohort of the Lancaster CTC’s Veterinary Technology Associate Degree Program celebrated their graduation last night at a ceremony at the Lions Club building on the grounds of the CTC’s Willow Street campus. Friends and family cheered the 13 graduates as the school officially conferred their diplomas.
Graduates Cara Mitchell and Samantha Knepp were selected as graduate speakers at the ceremony. Following the graduates, Amy Stafford, Certified Vet Tech (CVT) Emergency Nurse at Hope Veterinary Specialties, spoke to the graduates and those assembled about how the program had prepared her for her subsequent career.
Tammy Kramer, Lancaster CTC CVT Program Director, presented the graduates with recognition awards. Mrs. Kramer and Peter Bruner, the Acting President of the Lancaster CTC’s chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (SCNAVTA) presented scholarships from SCNAVTA and Workforce Scholarships from the Lancaster CTC Foundation.
Class 3 Veterinary Technology Associate Degree Program graduates:
Joseph Ariano – (Leadership Award, $500 LCCTC Foundation Workforce Scholarship)
Stacey Foster – (Outstanding Growth Award, $150 SCNAVTA Scholarship, $500 LCCTC Foundation Workforce Scholarship)
Ashley Groff – ($150 SCNAVTA Scholarship)
Samantha Knepp – (Leadership Award, Academic Excellence Award, $500 LCCTC Foundation Workforce Scholarship)
Laura Morris – (Outstanding Growth Award)
Emily Schmertz – (Student Choice Award, $500 LCCTC Foundation Workforce Scholarship)
Nichole Stone – (Teacher Choice Award)