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Mineral Area College Graduates Pharmacy Tech Class
12/6/2016 1:00:00 AM
By: Sarah Haas, Communications Director

(PARK HILLS) – Eight students graduated from Mineral Area College’s MoSTEMWINs Pharmacy Technician program, participating in a Nov. 18 ceremony held on the main campus in Park Hills.

The graduates included: Ajaii Bryant, Farmington; Alexis Simmons, Fredericktown; Amy Courtney, Farmington; Andrea Johnson, Centerville; Brittany Adams-Batts, Farmington; Carol McMahan, Cadet; Deana Bayless, Farmington; Taylor Martinez, Park Hills. They were taught by Jennifer Majeske, Pharmacy Technician Instructor.

Many students have found employment with area pharmacies, including Walgreens, Health Direct, and Ozark Long Term Care. The completion rate for Pharmacy Technician program is 87 percent. A new class is starting this month, and another class is taking applications to begin in July.

MAC is among the 13 colleges in the state of Missouri that were awarded federal funds from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants Program. The federal awarding agency was the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. The program is designed for students who want an entry-level position in a pharmacy, and who want to prepare for the National Certification exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. -30- Eight students graduated from Mineral Area College’s MoSTEMWINs Pharmacy Technician program, participating in a Nov. 18 ceremony held on the main campus in Park Hills. Back row: Alexis Simmons, Brittany Adams-Batts, Ajaii Bryant; Middle row: Taylor Martinez, Andrea Johnson, Jennifer Majeske, instructor; Front row: Deana Bayless, Amy Courtney, Carol McMahan.

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