Congratulations Class of 2011!

School of Health Sciences and Nursing

Congratulations to our School of Health Sciences and School of Nursing graduates!  

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View 2011 graduate profiles below:

Aida Salvo - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Alissa Watlington - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Alissa would like to thank her family for their encouragement and support over the past year. Alissa graduated with an associates degree in medical assisting and will sit for the national certification exam leading to a credential as a certified medical assistant. A lucrative and rewarding career as a health professional is the future for Alissa.

Alva Williams - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Amanda Stewart - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Amanda Stewart would like to thank you family, especiallly her mother and grandmother for all their help.

Amanda Tennin - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Amanda Ippoliti - Medical Administration - Associate's

Amanda would like to thank Norma Priest and family for their encouragement and support these past few years. She couldn't have done it without them. Amanda graduated with an Associate's degree in Medical Administration.

Andrea Nowak - Medical Administration - Associate's

Andrea would like to thank her husband for being patient for the past few years and her two beautiful children, Wyatt and Harper. After graduating with her Associate's Degree in Medical Administration she will be taking the summer off. Her career goals would be working in a hospital setting.

Andrew Chang - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Andrew would like to thank his parents, family, friends and soon to be wife for their encouragement and support this past year. Andrew graduated with an Associate of Applied Science as a Medical Assistant.

Angela Birkholz - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Angela would like to thank her wonderful husband Jeremy and her daughter Sydney for believing in and supporting her throughout this endeavor. She would also like to thank her parents, Laura and Jim Haupt for babysitting all the time so she could complete her school work. Angela will graduate with an Associate's degree in Health Information Technology. Angela's next big step is to become certified and sit for the RHIT exam. After Angela becomes certified she will have many opportunities in the Healthcare field. Angela is very excited about what the future holds. Thank you to everyone at the Eagan campus. Angela appreciates everything you have done.

Ashley Kremers - Medical Administration - Associate's

Ashlie Lystad - Medical Administration - Associate's

Ashlie would like to thank her family and friends for all their support throughout her time with Rasmussen college. Ashlie is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Medical Administration. Ashlie already has experience in the medical field and with the degree it opens her up to further possibilities within the medical field.

Avasa Newton - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Avasa would like to thank her family and friends for their support. Avasa plans to enroll at Kaplan University to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Health and Wellness. She plans to own her own business in the future.

Beatriz Ramirez - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Beverly Byrd - Medical Transcription - Associate's

Beverly would like to thank her family and friends for their support and encouragement for these past 2 years. Beverly graduated with an Associate's degree in Medical transcription. Beverly will be re-enrolling at Rasmussen College online for a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice in October. After graduating from the Bachelor's program Beverly wants to work with teens and battered women.

Bobbi Olson - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Bonnie Verssen - Health Information Technology - Associate's

I am 42 years old and it is never too late to achieve your dreams in life! I have three kids who depend on me and I want to do my best to give them the life they deserve. I went back to school because I saw an ad that said Obama wants Mom's to go back to school. I thought this was the only way to have a better chance at a better life for my family. Thank you Obama for getting me out there, and thank you to my family for the patients and encouragement to help me make it to my goal. I am graduating with an Associate's degree as a health information technician, and this is the new beginning to the rest of my life!

Brandy Talley - Office Management - Medical Specialization - Associate's

Brandy would love to thank her family and mostly her daughter for sticking by her and cheering her on through school! Brandy graduated with an A.S. degree in Medical Office Management.

Brenda Buchholz - Health Information Technology - Associate's

I would like to thank my husband, mom and all my friends for all their encouraging words over the past year. I am graduating with an Associate's in Health Information Technology. The next step for me is to sit for my national certification exam that will lead to a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Going to school at Rasmussen College has been not only a learning experience, but a life changing experience for me. I have made some new friends along the way. Good luck to them and all their new adventures as we go forward from this point on.

Brittany Zimmerman - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Brittany Norton - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Brittany Chaltry - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Brittany would like to thank her family, and boyfriend for being the biggest support system in achieving graduation. She will be taking her national certification upon graduation, and hoping on a career in the medical field.

Brittni Bayers - Medical Lab Technician - Associate's

CaMesha Phillips - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Carmen Velazquez - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Carmen Velazquez - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Carolonatta Norris - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Carolyn Wokasch - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Carrie Murrin - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Carrie is graduating with an Associate's degree in Health Information Technology. Her goals after graduation are to go back to work, and in 6 months to a year continue her education either in Health Information Management, or perhaps moving in to a more clinical field.

Casandra Goldsmith - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Cheryl Voigt-Maslowski - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Cheryl is graduating with an Associates Degree of Applied Science: Medical Assisting. Her next step is to take State/National certifcation exams for MA/ radiology. She has been searched out by several part time job offers! Would be nice to have full time with weekends free for missions work and family again! Would like to start taking trips in the states and over seas to care for basic needs not being meet for children here and away; and to go on further in my schooling.... It has been rewarding and fun! Thanks everyone for the smiles! Labs... conversations... Prayers are always with YOU! and your future!

Cheryl Mulroney - Medical Administration - Associate's

Cheryl would like to thank her family and friends for their encouragement and support the past 2 years. Cheryl graduated with an Associate's Degree in Medical Health Administration. The next step is to apply what she has learned at Rasmussen and from experience to the healthcare field.

Christina Costantino - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

I would personally like to thank all my family and friends for helping me get through the hardest 2 1/2 years of my life and for sticking by me and I am also hoping to continue my education as a meteorologist later on. I enjoyed my time there and I am greatful to finally be graduating.

Claire Mechtel - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Crysta O'Grady - Medical Administration - Associate's

Crysta is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Medical Administration. Once completed Crysta plans to re-enroll to acomplish her Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Management. After graduated with her bachelor's Crysta hopes to become an administrator in a nursing facility or hospital. Crysta would like to thank her parents, friends, and staff for her success. Without the amazing support system she has received she feels she never would have completed her schooling.

Crystal Shetka - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Crystal is graduating with an Associate's Degree as a Medical Assistant. The next step for Crystal is to complete the national certification exam leading to a credential as a Certified Medical Assistant. Her education will be used in her new job with the Psychiatry Department with the Mankato Clinic. She would like to thank her husband Rick and her Son Cody for their never ending encouragement to finish her goal. She would also like to thank her father for supporting her as well as she accomplishes her dream to go back to college.

Daniela Morgan - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Daniela Morgan is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology. Once completed she plans on getting a job, and returning to get her Bachelor's in HIT as well as going to The Art Institute of Chicago to get a Bachelor's in professional photography. Daniela would like to thank her children and her husband for standing beside her throughout this long journey in her life, and still loving her in the complicated times. She also wants to thank her loving mother and grandmother who were there with her as she started her journey, but now they look down on her from up above, and will be with her as she accomplishes this journey in spirit.

Danielle Baumgarten - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Danielle is graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Assisting. Once completed, she will be continuing education in completing an EMT course. Danielle would like to thank her husband and family for continuous support in her education goals. It has been a long road with a great reward of excellent healthcare education.

Dawn Borello - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Dawn would like to thank her husband and children for their patience and support. She would also like to thank her parents for their encouragement. Dawn is graduating with her Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting. She would like to continue her education to become a Registered Nurse.

Dawn Quirino - Medical Administration - Associate's

I would like thank my husband and daughter for putting up with me and being behind me throughout this conquest. I love you both so very much.

Dayna Cuomo - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Dayna is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting. She would like to thank her mother, fiance, grandmother and uncle who is no longer with us.

Deborah Maurer - Medical Administration - Associate's

Denelle Anderson - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Denelle has overcome many obstacles to be here. Denelle would like to thank her family, especially her parents for always telling her to keep going every time things got difficult. Denelle would also like to thank her husband for being such a huge support through the last two years. She couldn't have done it without you.

Derrick Henderson - Massage Therapy - Associate's

I greatly appreciate my family and friends that have been with me through the long process of obtaining my Associate's degree in Massage Therapy. After graduation I plan on starting my own practice which is already in the works. I look forward to assisting people in their pursuit of a more pain free lifestyle. Come see me for your therapeutic massage at Living Healthy Massage Inc!

Diana Sigurdson - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Diana Sigurdson would like to thank her dad, her brothers, and her best friend for all of their support throughout her schooling. Diana will continue studying for her Pharmacy Technician Certification exam and upon completion of this exam will pursue a career as a Pharmacy Tech.

Diane Pollinger - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Donna Gilley - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Doris Moses - Medical Transcription - Associate's

Doris is graduating with a Associates Degree in Applied science. After graduation, Doris would like to be a freelance medical transcriptionist. Doris would like to thank her husband, and family for their support and encouragement. Doris had a wonderful experience at Rasmussen and would do it again.

Elaine Gray - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Elizabeth Buck - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Elizabeth Paniagua - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Elizabeth would like to thank all the instructors at Rasmussen that have helped her along the way and made her experiences good ones, she would also like to thank her family for giving her the courage and support to go back to college and get her degree in Medical Assisting. After graduation her goal is to work in a medical office and eventually look into getting her RN degree.

Emily Boulanger - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Emily would like to thank her husband for his continued support as she completes her Associates degree. She also wants to thank her parents and in-laws for their support as well, and for the encouragement to finish her degree. Emily plans to continue her education towards a Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management with Rasmussen college after completing the RHIT national certification exam. Special thanks to her father who always believes she can go the extra mile.

Erin Gagnon - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Erin is graduating with an Associate's degree in Massage Therapy and would like to thank her friends, family and loved ones for helping her along the way. Who knows what the future will hold!

Erin Zastrow - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Erin would like to thank her husband and parents for their continued support this past year and always. Erin graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Health Information Technician and is looking to sit for her RHIT certification exam later this year.

Faith Karanja - Health Information Technology - Associate's

I have had the most excting journey in this endeavor to graduate with an AAS in HIT. I will be sitting for my RHIT. My next goal is to go back in January to start my BS in HIM and there is no better place to pursue this degree than here at Rasmussen college. Thanks for the courage and support.

Fenita Bolden - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Fenita would like to thank God and her family for seeing her through a great academic career at Rasmussen and in achieving her Associate's degree as a Health Information Technician.

Heather DuPaul - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Heather is graduating with an AAS in the Pharmacy Technician program. After graduation, she hopes to find employment in hospital pharmacy and eventually go back to school to get her PharmD and become a licensed Pharmacist. She would like to thank her two beautiful children for being her motivation, and the rest of her family for their love and support.

Holly Miller - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Jade Gandee - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Jade would like to thank her family and friends for their encouragement and support this past year. Jade graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Medical Assistant. The next step for Jade is to sit for the national certification exam leading to a credential as Certified Medical Assistant (CMA). A lucrative and rewarding career as a health professional is the future for Jade.

Jamie Lundquist - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Jasmin Salazar - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Jay Hickman - Medical Lab Technician - Associate's

Jay would like to thank his wife and daughter for their support.

Jennifer Williamson - Medical Transcription - Associate's

Jennifer is graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Transcription. After graduating, she hopes to obtain a transcriptionist job at a local hospital.

Jennifer Lundberg - Medical Administration - Associate's

Jennifer would like to thank her parents for all of their encouragement and to her future husband Dale for all of his support and to her three children: Logan, Sophia, and Griffin for being patient with her when homework sometimes came before playtime. And to Nicole for convincing her to go back to school. Jennifer will graduate with an Associate's degree in Medical Administration and her next step will be to take her credential exam. Her future goal is to start her career at one of the local hospitals in her hometown.

Jennifer Bourassa - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Jennifer Schuster - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Jennifer Beauleau - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Jennifer Keith - Medical Administration - Associate's

Jennifer would like to thank her family for their support during this endeavor. Jennifer graduated with an Associate's Degree in Medical Administration. She hopes to work in Medical Transcription or as a Medical Office Assistant.

Jessica McCormick - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Jessica is graduating with an Associate's degree in Massage Therapy. She passed her National Certification Exam in June and plans on working with children who live with restricted mobility.

Jessica Svihel - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Jessica Whitney - Medical Assisting - Associate's

I would like to thank my family for supporting me through my schooling. I couldn't have done it without them.

Joanie Thompson - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Jodi George - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Jodi would like to thank her husband, Troy, family and many friends who have supported and encouraged her throughout her journey to achieving her Associate's in Pharmacy Technology. Her next step is to sit for the national certification exam. She is looking forward to a long and rewarding career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician.

Jodi Eggan - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Jodi is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology. She plans to start her career in the health care field, upon graduation. She plans to return to Rasmussen to obtain her Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management, once she is settled in her new career. Jodi would like to thank her family and friends, especially her mother, for being so supportive, during her college journey.

Joi Coleman - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Joi would like to thank her family and her best friend for their encouragement and their support. Joi is graduating with an Associate's degree in Health Sciences and will be completing her CTPE and receive a certificate as a Pharmacy Technician. She will be continuing her education as a Pharmacist. Her goals are to become a Pharmacist and have a PHD in Pharmacology.

Jolene VanGompel - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Jolene would like to thank her parents, Jeanine and Jeff and her many family and friends for their support these past 2 years. Jolene would also like to thank the staff at Rasmussen for their encouragement, especially Julie Rasmussen!

Jonathan Simmons - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Jonathan is graduating with an Associate's degree in Pharmacy Technician. Once completed, I will be re-enrolling in Rasmussen College for a Surgical Technician Associate's. After graduation in pharmacy, my goal is work in a pharmacy while pursuing the Surgical Technician program. Once the Surgical Technician program is completed, I intend to work within the operating room.

Josha Smith - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Julia Delosier - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Julia would like to thank her family and friends for the support and the strength to help her through this. Julia graduated with an Associate's degree as a Health Information Technician.

Julianne McLean - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Julianne is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Pharmacy Technician and would like to thank her mother for being the endless support that she is. Her next step is to pass her certification exam to become a credential Pharmacy Technician.

Karen Weiss - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Karen is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology. The next step for Karen is to sit for the national certification exam leadig to a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). After receivig her RHIT, Karen's goal is to begin a rewarding career as a medical coder. Karen would like to thank Rick and Vicki who made this day possible for her.

Karen Garifo - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Karen would like to first and foremost extend deep gratitude to her children who along with her made sacrifices so she could be successful in her studies. Karen is graduating with an Associate's degree in Health Information Technology and will be sitting for the RHIT examination. Karen will resume her studies for her Bachelor's of Health Information Management in January of 2012 and is looking forward to the many opportunities that are available with this degree. A final thanks is extended to the Rasmussen community and especially the staff at the Romeoville campus for being so welcoming and supportive. We'll always have cupcake Wednesday!

Karen Ollila - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Karen would like to thank her fiance John. Without his support and love I could not have done this. In addition, I would like to thank my entire family for all their patience and support during my years of studies. My next step is to get certified for the RHIT. I am looking forward to becoming a medical coder and it is all thanks to my family, friends, and Rasmussen.

Kari Jones - Surgical Technician - Associate's

Kari would like to thank her family and friends for their continuing support. Their love and support is what has helped her get through this school year and help to encourage her to keep going. She would also like to thank her instructors for pushing her towards her goals. After graduation she is hoping to work full time as a Surgical Technologist in a local hospital, helping those who are undergoing surgery.

Kasey Mallet - Medical Administration - Associate's

Kasey would like to thank her family for supporting her throughout her college career, especially her Fiance Josh and daughter Kaia, without whom this would not have been possible. She graduated with an AAS in Medical Administration. She hopes to go back to school for her Bachelor's degree in a few years, after she gets a few years of experience of working in a medical facility.

Kathleen Coram - Pharmacy Technician - Certificate

Kathleen is graduating with a Pharmacy Technician Certificate. She is going to work part-time in that field as she pursues a Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management.

Kathyleen Tweedy - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Kathyleen would like to thank her husband Mike and all her family, friends and coworkers for all their support. Kathyleen graduated with as Associate's degree as a Health Information Technician. Her next goal is to sit for the national certifacation exam to earn her RHIT. Kathyleen was promoted to HIM Coordinator half way through her college experience and is looking forward to new and bigger adventures in her health care information career.

Katie Perez - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Katie would like to thank her husband, children, and family for their encouragement and support while she worked towards completing her Associate's degree.

Kerri Gardner - Health Information Technology - Associate's

First of all, Kerri would like to take this time to acknowledge and thank her parents along with her whole family for going with her on this long journey. They have been through the ups and downs with her, but never stopped believing in her that one day she would be able to accomplish this dream. She would also like to thank her remarkable study partner and one of her good friends that she met here at Rasmussen, Karen Garifo, without her she doesn't know where she would be. Lastly, she would also like to give sincere gratitude to her amazing boyfriend, John, he was always pushing her to do her best and never gave up on her!

Kerri Grant - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Kevin Tomford - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Kevin is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Massage Therapy after many years of massage therapy related pursuits which include a Tutorship in Germany. He will be staying on at Rasmussen for an additional two quarters to pursue a Certificate in Business Management. His long term goal is to be self-employed, working out of his home and traveling to clients. Kevin also has writing aspirations. Kevin would like to thank the instructors, faculty and staff, and the students, for a very enriching year at Rasmussen. Kevin has worked as a Student Mentor in the Learning Center mentoring in subjects such as: Algebra, Anatomy, Biology, Writing Composition, and Massage Therapy related classes. Special thanks go to Kevin's Massage Therapy Instructors, and the Instructor for his Creative Writing Class, as these two subjects are a passion. Someday in the near future, Kevin intends to attempt to get some of his writing published as well.

Khristina Finger - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Khristina would like to thank her husband, children, other family and friends for all their support and encouragement. Khristina graduated with an Associate's Degree as a health information technician managing to keep a 3.8-4.0 gpa during her schooling. Khristina's next step is to receive her RHIT credentials and find a rewarding position in the health care field.

Kimberly Woehler - Medical Lab Technician - Associate's

Kim would like to thank her parents, friends, and teachers for their encouragement and support these past two years. Kim graduated with an Associate's degree as a Medical Laboratory Technician. The next step for Kim is to take the ASCP Boards Certification test to become a certified MLT. A rewarding career as a MLT is in the future for Kim.

Kristina Cox - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Kristina would like to thank her family and friends for all their support during the last two years. Kristina graduated with an Associate's degree as a Massage Therapist. Kristina's next step will be to sit in for the National certification to bcome licenced as a Massage Therapist, then to become a successful Massage Therapist.

Krystal White - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Lauren Bibly - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Lauren would like to thank her family, friends, teachers, and classmates that have helped her get through her Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting. Lauren's next step is sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam. Lauren would like to teach a Medical Assisting program in the future once she has gotten clinical time in.

Lerin Metkze - Pharmacy Technician - Certificate

Lerin would like thank her supportive husband, mother, and grandmother whom have been a great support since she decided to go back to school. The next step Lerin plans on taking is to sit for the certification exam so she can call herself a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Lerin is graduating with a Pharmacy Technician Certificate.

Leslie Whitetail - Medical Office Assisting - Associate's

Leslie would like to thank her dad for his endless support during her education at Rasmussen, she would also like to thank Ted for his support as well. Leslie plans on furthering her education and getting her bachelors in the medical field. Leslie is extremely proud of herself and couldn't have done it without all the support from Rasmussen College. Thank you Rasmussen!!!

Lillian Day - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Lindsey Overaas - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Lindsey would like to thank her family and friends for their support this past year. Lindsey graduated with an Asscoiate's degree as a Medical Assistant. Lindsey looks forward to a potential job postion with Mayo Clinic Health System and receiving her Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management.

Lisa Frye - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Lisa would like to thank her family for all their encouragement these past 2 years, she would not have been able to earn her degree without their support. Lisa graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Health Information Technician. The next step for Lisa is to sit for the national certification exam leading to a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician.

Lisa Royhl - Health Information Technology - Associate's

I would like to thank God, Husband Steve, and 2 beautiful daughters, mother and anyone who supported me. This is for all those teachers in my highschool and junior high that told me I would never amount to anything, and for myself and family! The past few years have been very difficult, but I can't wait to see what the next chapter in my lift will bring me! Congrats to all!

Lori Belanger - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Lori is graduating with an Associate's degree as a Health Information Technician. She would like to thank her family and friends and co-workers for all the support and encouragement they have provided her over the last year and a half. A special thank you goes out to her husband, Gary for being there through the thick and thin and never complaining once if homework took precedence over other things along with never having a negative word to say about all the time I spent on homework. He was always there to lend a supportive and encouraging word. That meant so much to me that I can't say or do enough to show you what it truly meant. Last but not least, a special thanks goes out to Dave Nadeau through Aroostook County Career Center for providing the guidance and financial support needed to pursue such a big endeavor as I have done in changing careers at this point in time in my life. Without your help, my dreams would not be coming true like they are now with having a coding position and working from home which would not have happened without your help. Thanks again.

Lorraine Holubiw - Medical Transcription - Associate's

Lorraine is graduating with an Associates Degree in Medical Transcription. My next step will be to credential as first an RMT and then CMT and find a full-time position on a prominent medical transcription team and be able to work from home. Thank you to my daughter for encouraging me to find this new and exciting career.

Mandi Schmidt - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Sarah would like to thank her family for their support, especially her husband who has been there for all the struggles with school and kept reminding her why she is going to school. Sarah graduated with an Associate's degree as a Medical Assistant.

Margie Holman - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Margie Holman would like to thank her friends and family who stuck by her while she was attending college. She would also like to thank Terry Coakley, with out her help and guidance she doesn't think that she would have made it all the way through, She would also like to thank Mr. Steve Corsetti, from the first day she was in his class he taught her how to put her priorities first and put off what she could and how to say, no, nicely when she was busy with her school work. She would like to thank everyone who was envolved in her education and who had faith in her that she could get this far.

Marianne Anguiano - Medical Assisting - Associate's

I want to thank my husband for helping me reach my goals and giving me support throughout my education. Thank you

Marie Drake - Health Information Technology - Associate's

I would like to thank all of my teachers at Rasmussen for their understanding when I lost my daughter in August of 2010. I would like to say a special thank you to Eunice Carlson who is the best teacher that anyone could ask for. I would like to thank my family, my husband Tim and mother Joyce for reading through and listening to all my papers when they had no clue most of the time what I was talking about. I would also like to thank my son Mikey for offering to help me with my homework and telling me what a good job I did. My husband Tim was my encouragement and my rock as I continued my journey. I am hoping that I will be able to secure a position at Mayo Health Systems and that in the future Rasmussen will add a x-ray technician program so that I will be able to futher my education.

Marissa Lhamon - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Marissa wishes to thank her family for their support. She is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology. Marissa will sit for her State Board Exam leading her to a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician.

Marjorie Hahn - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Marge would like to thank her family and friends for their encouragement and support throughout her schooling.

Mary Jo Casadevall-Ali - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Mary Jo would like to thank her son and husband for their support over the past two years. Mary Jo graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Health Information Technician. The next step for Mary Jo is to sit for the RHIT exam.

Melinda Stahl - Pharmacy Technician - Certificate

Melinda Beekham - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Melinda graduated with an associate's degree as a Pharmacy Technician at Rasmussen College. She will be taking the PTCB exam in February 2012 and then continue her studies at Long Island University Brooklyn Campus in Fall 2012 towards a doctorate in pharmacy. Melinda would like to thank the faculty of Rasmussen for their guidance and support and most importantly thank her family and boyfriend for the tremendous support they have given her through it all.

Melissa Lepsch - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Melissa Stern - Medical Lab Technician - Associate's

Melissa is graduating with an Associate's in Applied Science degree (AAS) as a Medical Assistant and would like to give a special thanks to her fiance Carl, her two children Aaron, and Michael all her family and friends and last but not least Lisa Ludescher. Thank you all for your support and words of wisdom, Melissa feels she has made great progress and un-canny determination and persitance towards her career path, and would like nothing more than to succeed as a Medical Assistant.

Melissa O'Neal - Medical Administration - Associate's

Melissa is graduating with an Associate's degree in Healthcare Management with an emphasis in Medical Administration. Once completed, she will be re-enrolling in Rasmussen College online for a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management. Melissa would like to thank Robby, Tyler and Mikayla and the rest of her family for their encouragement and support through her journey to achieve her goals in college.

Merle Haen Jr. - Medical Assisting - Associate's

I would like to thank my girlfriend and her kids for being there for me throughout this whole process.

Michelle Leland - Medical Administration - Associate's

Michelle would like to thank her family, friends and her wonderful husband for their words of encourage and support during her time of obtaining her Associates Degree in Medical Administration. Without the support and love of her family, none of this would have been possible. Future schooling is something Michelle dreams of, but is waiting until after graduation to see if that is the next step to take in her career.

Michelle "Micki" Bank-Salisbury - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Micki would like to thank her spouse Jeff for all his patience and understanding over the past 3 years. MIcki is graduating with an Associate's Degree as a Health Information Technician. She plans to continue her education to receive her Bachelor in Health Information Management.

Nadia Auerbach - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Nicole Hall - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Nicole is graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Assisting. Once completed, she will be returning for her Bachelor's degree in Health Care Management.

Nicole Erickson - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Nicole would like to thank her husband Rick and the rest of her family for all of their support while attending school. Nicole graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Health Information Technician. Her next step is to test out for the RHIT exam and move on to an exciting career she can enjoy that will provide for her family.

Pamela Darden - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Pamela Gonzales - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Pamela is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Health Information. She want's to thank her husband, Raul, her son Antonio, and her daughter Olivia for all their love, support, patience, and sacrifices made during her journey. She also wishes to send love and thanks to ALL of her family and friends for without everyone's support this day would not have happened. It was a long, hard, and stressful time but well worth it!!

Paris Poole - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Paris would like to thank her friends and family for helping her to make this dream a reality.Paris would also like to thank the Rasmussen -Aurora Campus staff for all their support and encouragement. Paris looks forwad to continuing school for nursing.

Patricia Kaiser - Medical Administration - Associate's

Patricia would like to thank her husband, children, family, and friends for their encouragement and support these last two years. Patricia is graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Administration. After graduation she will be re-enrolling in Rasmussen online for a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management.

Rachel Tatum - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Rachel first gives all honor to God. Without him none of this would be possible. Next, Rachel would like to thank her husband and children for being patient and understanding of her. Rachel would also like to thank her family and her church family for being so supportive and keeping her encouraged. Rachel would like to get certified and become a Certified Medical Assistant and from then continue to receive her Bachelor's in Nursing and become a Registered Nurse. Rachel is looking forward to a career in the healthcare field.

Raquel Helgeson - Medical Administration - Associate's

Raquel would like to thank her family for their support and encouragement during her college career at Rasmussen. Raquel graduated with an Associate's Degree in Medical Administration. Raquel hopes to start a career in medical coding or transcription where she can work from home and spend more time with her family.

Rebecca Eberstadt - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Rebecca would like to thank her finance Kelly for his encouragement and his confidence in her while she was in school.

Rebecca Fale - Health Information Technology - Associate's

I would like to thank my family and friends for the encouragement to continue on through the tough times as well as the good times. Your support made it possible to contiue on to my degree. Now that I have graduated I am ready to study for my national certificaton exam. Passing this exam will lead to a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician.

Robert Behrens - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Rochell Kirchoffner - Surgical Technician - Associate's

Rochell would like to thank her friends and family for all of the support and encouragement the past two years. Rochell graduated with an associates degree in Surgical Technology. Hopefully, a career as a Surgical Technologist is in the future for Rochell.

Roxanna Singh - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Samantha Mork - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Sandra Miller - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Sandie is graduating with an Associates Degree in Health Information Technology. She would like to thank her family, friends and co-workers for their support and encouragement through her journey. She would also like to thank the staff at Rasmussen Wausau Campus for their never-ending support.

Sandy Heidecker - Medical Transcription - Associate's

Sarah Zoromski - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Sarah Dowell - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Sharesia Robinson - Health Information Technology - Associate's

I would like to thank my children and my fiance for being supportive and encouraging throughout my education at Rasmussen. I will be sitting for the RHIT exam this spring. I will also like to thank my wonderful instructors who all were very helpful and showed that they cared about my education. And most of all I would like to thank God for guiding me through this.

Sharon Swindle - Medical Administration - Associate's

Sharon would like to thank her family and two very special friends that she works with in her career for their encouragement and support for the past two years. Sharon graduated with an Associate's degree as a Health Information Technician. The next step for Sharon is to sit for the national certification exam leading to a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). And continue a lucrative and rewarding career as a Health Professional in her current position as a Supervisor of Health Information.

Shemekia Glover - Pharmacy Technician - Associate's

Shemekia feels that the people who was responsible for her success and would like to thank is her mother, family and the staff at Ramussen College. Shemekia has graduated with her Associate's Degree in Pharmacy Technology. Shemekia's future plans are to work in pharmacy technology and further her education immediately after graduation. She wants to keep working in pharmacy for the next 4 years and take care of her son. Shemekia is proud of her many accomplisments while she was in Ramussen College. Thank You.

Sheryleta Yarbrough - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Sheryleta would like to thank her children for being so patient with her through her journey. She also would like to thank GOD for her strength and motivation that she has prayed for daily.

Sheryll Mayes-Okerstrom - Medical Assisting - Associate's

I want to thank my family for standing behind me though my journey. I will graduate with an Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting. Then I have to take the national exam, then I will be a CMA. That is what I am looking forward to. I also have an Associate's Degree in Massage Therapy from High Tech Institute in St. Louis Park Minnesota, which is now called Anthem College. I have had the best experience of my life here at Rasmussen College. I plan on taking the parra pro test so I wll be able to work in a school, I also may go on to RN.

Sonja Gillespie - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Sonja would like to thank her mother for her encouragement and support and her daughter for her patience. Sonja graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Health Information Technician. The next step for Sonja is to sit for the national certification exam leading to a credential as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). A lucrative and rewarding career as a Health Professional is the future for Sonja.

Sonya Cardenas Vidales - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Sonya had a great learning experience at Rasmussen College. It was a little overwhelming at first, but Sonya has always loved a good challenge so the HIT program was perfect for her. She really appreciates all of the support given to her by her admissions rep, professors, and faculty. Sonya would also like to thank her husband and family members for their support and patience during the last two years.

Stacey Peterson - Medical Administration - Associate's

Stacey is graduating with a Medical Coding Diploma and an Associate's Degree in Medical Administration. I would like to thank my parents for the courage and strength to keep me going. I would also like to thank my spouse and my son Andrew for also helping me get through the last 3 years of my life. I wouldn't be here without any of them.

Stacy Hodge - Medical Administration - Associate's

I would like to take this time to thank everyone that has stood by my side through the last 2 years. Especially to Dan because without him I do not know if I would have made it through. I love you honey and thank you.

Stephanie Roberson - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Stephanie Ferguson - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Susan Gates - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Susan would like to thank her parents, little brother, and friends for their support thoughout the past years. She would also like to thank her boyfriend for supporting her with her schooling. Susan graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Medical Assisting. The next step for Susan is to sit for the national certification exam leading to credential as a Certified Medical Assistant.

Suzanne Robin - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Suzanne Robin may have graduated from the Rasmussen HIT associates program but it was a team effort of support from my husband Mike, my daughter Shannon, my brothers and sister, my friend Joan Kerr-Decker. But the courage, inspiration and strength also came from the spirit of my dear friend Dana Jo Markland who I lost to cancer at the beginning of my education experience at Rasmussen. Thank you Dana for your help from Heaven

Tabitha Hussin - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Tammy Windish - Medical Lab Technician - Associate's

Tammy would like to thank her husband and children for all of their support and sacrifices during her two years of school. A special thanks to my parents for taking care of my children when I had class and to my sister, Jennifer and her husband, Joel for letting me stay with them while attending Rasmussen. Tammy would also like to thank the staff and faculty at Rasmussen College in Moorhead for their encouragement and excellent teaching. Tammy graduated with an Associate's Degree as a Medical Laboratory Technician. Tammy will be employed by Carrington Health Center in Carrington, North Dakota.

Tammy Miller - Medical Administration - Associate's

I would like to thank first and foremost my husband who always encouraged me and never let me give up.To all of my professors and advisers along the way, thank you for all of your support and efforts to keep me in school. I will be graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Administration. The next step is certification as a registered medical assistant and a very rewarding career.

Tammy (Tams) Brncik - Medical Assisting - Associate's

Tanika Neal - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Tanika is graduating with an Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology. Tanika would like to thank her family and friends for their encourgaement and support throughout this school experience. Tanika will be re-enrolling in Rasmussen College for a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management.

Teresa Ehlert - Massage Therapy - Associate's

Tiffany McIntosh - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Tiffany is graduating today with her Associate's Degree as a Health Information Technician, and will sit her national certification exam to achieve her RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) very soon. She is looking forward to the adventure in this new and exciting field. Tiffany would like to thank her husband Shannon, her two boys Nicholas and Anthony as well as her parents, friends and extended family that convinced her to attend and helped keep her motivated to continue until she finished. She would also like to thank her family and all her friends for making this day so special; especially the encouragement to make it a reality.

Tishalanee Terry - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Tish is graduating with an Associate's degree in Health Information Technology.Tish would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support.

Tracy Smith - Medical Administration - Associate's

Tracy is graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Administration. She would like to thank her family for their encouraging words and supporting her in all the hard work she has done in completing her goals.

Tracy Welter - Health Information Technology - Associate's

Tracy has followed her dream of pursuing a college education with the support of her family. Tracy would love to give a special shout out to thank her mother as she has been there for her to support her and encourage her. Even through stressful-hair-pulling-wanna-stomp-her-feet-and-quit finals weeks. And another shout out to her boys for putting up with her studying and babbling incoherently medical terms out of the blue. Tracy is graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Administration which she excelled even what she thought she could do by staying on the Dean's List her entire college career. Tracy will be continuing on at Rasmussen for her Health Information Technician degree. She is looking forward to the next journey in her life in the healthcare field.

Tsipiora Stolzer-Mowers - Medical Transcription - Associate's

Tsipiora is graduating with an Associates Degree in Medical Transcription. She would like to thank her family and close friends who have made this a reality. She appreciates everyone in her life who has helped her achieve this goal.

Vicki Queen - Medical Transcription - Associate's

Vicki graduates with two Associate degrees. Health Information Technician and Medical Transcription & Editing. She would like to thank her parents; Gordon & Dixie for standing by her in so many ways during her over 2 1/2 years at Rasmussen - Green Bay. Thank you to Myles and Bryce, her two sons, for their patience and love during constant homework assignments. Also, to Rene Smits her dear friend. Thanks Rene, for all the little things you may not have felt mattered, but those little things were huge in getting Vicki through it all. Vicki will take her national board exam for the RHIT license by years end.

Wanda Sebero - Massage Therapy - Diploma

Yashika Christian - Massage Therapy - Associate's

I would love to thank my family and friends for their love and support. I also want to thank the lord above, without him my graduation would not be possible!

Yvonne Stone - Medical Administration - Associate's

Yvonne is graduating with an Associate's degree in Medical Administration. This fall, she will be planning on taking her CCA and possibly returning to Rasmussen College next year to begin a degree in Health Information Technician. Yvonne would like to thank her husband and children for all their support, encouragement and help during the last two years.

 
 
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