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Radiologic Technology Pinning Ceremony Held

    by Iowa Central Information
    Posted on 7/11/2016

Iowa Central’s annual Radiologic Technology Pinning Ceremony, which honors students completing the Radiologic Technology program, was held Wednesday, July 6th in the Bioscience and Health Sciences Building on the Fort Dodge Campus.

Dr. Dreand Johnson, Iowa Central Vice President of Instruction, opened the ceremony with a welcome to all graduates, family, and friends. Iowa Central Radiologic Technology graduate and current Radiology Supervisor at Van Diest Medical Center, Troy Schoon, addressed the graduates with, “It’s time to take the skills you’ve learned and use them. Love what you do and have fun doing it!”

After the pinning of the 20 graduates, the ceremony closed with a reception for all attendees.

2016 Radiologic Technology Graduates

Emily Beers* - Stanwood, Iowa

Abigail Biggins – Fort Dodge, Iowa

Merrin Blum – Wall Lake, Iowa

Allie Christenson* – Oskaloosa, Iowa

Susan Collier* – Schaller, Iowa

Allison England – Red Oak, Iowa

Kara Franken – Early, Iowa

Trisha Frock – Humboldt, Iowa

Taylor Heinrichs* – Estherville, Iowa

Amanda Higgins* – Titonka, Iowa

Kelsey Hjelmeland* – Fort Dodge, Iowa

Carly Lampe* – Laurens, Iowa

Breanna Lappe* – Bayard, Iowa

Kelci Larson* – Lake Mills, Iowa

Sheila Larson* – Ruthven, Iowa

Jillian Merritt – Manson, Iowa

Arien Rodemaker – Meservey, Iowa

Laura Smidt* – Woden, Iowa

Katy Steinbach* – Preston, Iowa

Corynn Steinkamp – Arcadia, Iowa

*Indicates 3.25 GPA or higher

A special thank you was also given during the ceremony to the following agencies for providing clinical experiences for our students: Audubon County Memorial Hospital, Boone County Hospital, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, Cherokee Regional Medical Center, Dallas County Hospital, Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, Greene County Medical Center, Hamilton Hospital, Humboldt County Memorial Hospital, Iowa Specialty Hospital, Kossuth County Hospital, Lakes Regional Hospital, Loring Hospital, Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic-Ames, Myrtue Memorial Hospital, Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Specialists, Palo Alto County Hospital, Pocahontas Community Hospital, Spencer Municipal Hospital, St. Anthony Regional Hospital, Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, UnityPoint -  Trinity Regional Medical Center, Van Diest Medical Center, Webster City Medical Clinic, and Wright Medical Center.

Images from the event can be seen at