Melinda Wilkes Scholarship Winner: Lauren Ponga

Congratulations to Lauren Ponga of the Veterinary Technician program. She is the recipient of the September 2019 Melinda Wilkes Scholarship Award! The scholarship is based on demonstrated scholastic achievement and potential for success in the students chosen field of work.

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5 Things to know about being a Vet Tech

Vet Techs are hardworking, well-trained, compassionate individuals and they play a very important role at Pet Hospitals, Veterinary Offices, and Pet Clinics. In fact, without veterinary technicians, veterinarians would have a hard time getting anything done. Here are 5 things to know before pursuing a career as a vet tech. #1 Vet Techs are in demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), demand for veterinary technicians will expand at a rate of more than 20 percent over the next ten years. This is three times the average for all professions surveyed. This means that over the next

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Why become a medical assistant

There are many reasons to become a medical assistant. Medical Assistants are almost always in demand, so you tend to get job security and good pay. But there are other reasons that make this a rewarding and fulfilling career. Medical assistants play a large role in healthcare as well as the community. They are crucial to creating a healthy environment where people can work, thrive, and grow. Medical Assistants get to heal people on a daily basis. People who are hurt, need help, and want to be healthy. These are people who are mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, brothers, sisters, grandfathers,

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5 Reasons to become a Surgical Tech

Are you someone who wasn’t quite sure after your high school graduation what you wanted to do with the rest of your life, so you decided to get a job to fill the time? Are you getting sick of your job because it doesn’t pay well or lacks growth? If you want to take your life to the next level, consider going to school to become a surgical technician. There are so many reasons to become a Surgical Tech, but we’ve compiled 5 great reasons to become a Surgical Tech that you may want to explore. If you are unsure

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5 Facts to Know about becoming a Dental Assistant

Being a dental assistant can be a great career, but if you’re not familiar with the details of becoming a dental assistant, you may be uncertain about choosing it as a career. You may be wondering if it is the right career for you. There are 5 facts that could help you make a decision. If you love helping people be the best version of themselves or want a job with a low stress level, then becoming a Dental Assistant (DA) might be the right fit for you. Here are 5 facts that will give you more insight into becoming

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Why become a Veterinary Assistant?

If you love animals and you also love caring for and healing animals, then becoming a veterinary assistant might be just the job for you. Every day, veterinary assistants are making a difference in the lives of animals. Just this month, a story about an abandoned dog in Mississippi touched the hearts of animal lovers everywhere. The 4-month-old puppy, dubbed La-Z-Boy Gatson, was found abandoned on a dumped recliner on a remote road in Mississippi. The dog was in dire health and was literally dying of starvation. However, the poor pup was brought back to health by the veterinary staff

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