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COA Holds 14th Annual Medical Assisting Pinning Ceremony

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The fourteenth annual pinning ceremony for College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Medical Assisting graduates was held Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Elizabeth City Campus. The graduates, hosting family and friends at a graduation ceremony, received their pins, participated in a candle ceremony and recited the Medical Assisting Creed.

Dr. Robert Wynegar, President of COA, provided the welcome message.

The Stella B. Gallop Spirit of Medical Assisting Award was presented to Rebecca Markwood for her pride, involvement, initiative, empathy, honesty, generosity, trustworthiness, loyalty and enthusiasm. The award is made to the student who best captures the spirit of the profession. Brittany Chappell and Rebecca Markwood received the Academic Recognition and Excellence Award.

The following students completed the Medical Assisting program this year:

Pictured (left to right)
Brittany Chappell, Perquimans; Jun Yan, Dare; and Rebecca Markwood, Currituck

See more photos of the Medical Assisting pinning ceremony on Flickr™.