Marywood University’s Physician Assistant Graduates Celebrate Achievements at Pinning Ceremony
SCRANTON, PA (August 16, 2017)—Nearly 40 Marywood University students recently graduated from the Physician Assistant program. Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., president of Marywood University, welcomed the students at a special pinning ceremony to commemorate their achievements. Physician Assistant pins and certificates were given to the graduates as a symbol of their hard work, dedication, and determination. The graduation concluded with students reciting the Physician Assistant Oath.
Students and Administration at the 2017 Physician Assistant Pinning ceremony include:
Alicia Edwards, Greenfield Twp., Pa.; Kimberly Vogan, Hanover, Pa.; Catherine Notchick, Dunmore, Pa.; Cassandra Nuzzarello, Webster, N.Y.; Carlie Craven, Taylor, Pa.; Whitney Butler, Newaygo, Mich.; and Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., president of Marywood University.
Justine Samanas, MPAS, PA-C, clinical director; Zeena Attia, Newtown, Pa.; Andrea Chamberlain, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Melissa Kaminski, Hanover, Pa.; Amanda Kilgus, Watsontown, Pa.; Casey VanFleet, Scranton, Pa.; Cassandra Erdman, Halifax, Pa.; Alissa Dongilli, Waterford, Va.; Renae Keiper, Scranton, Pa.; Emily Ketz, Peckville, Pa.; and Bianca Noel, Cheltenham, Pa.
Jessica Frawley, MPAS, PA-C, clinical coordinator; Rachel DeStefano, Altonna, Pa.; Noel Bricker, Seven Valleys, Pa.; Valerie Golembeski, State College, Pa.; Taylor Schroeder, Kaukauna, Wis.; Sierra Bellenzeni, Old Forge, Pa.; Katie Shager, Conklin, N.Y.; Jessica Wadeson, Hancock, N.Y.; Danielle Higgins, Mickleton, N.J.; Michele Myszka, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Amy Kester, Bethlehem, Pa.; Molly Feeney, Lisle, N.Y.; and Jessica Nalepka, Stroudsburg, Pa.
Lori Swanchak, Ph.D., PA-C, PA program director; Davis Young, LeRaysville, Pa.; Alex Latham, Sylvania, Ohio; Paul Hashagen, West Grove, Pa.; Tyler Longstreet, Clarks Summit, Pa.; Keaton Bennett, Factoryville, Pa.; Kyle Viola, Ridgefield Park, N.J.; Andrew Andrle, Gibsonia, Pa.; George Ritz, Mountain Top, Pa.; Kam Mueller, Denver, Pa.; Adam Yngelmo, Asbury, N.J.; and Abigail Davis, MPAS, PA-C, PA academic director.