REND LAKE COLLEGE PINS RADIOLOGY GRADUATES

 INA, Ill. (May 12, 2022) — Family and friends came together today at the Rend Lake College Theater to watch the pinning of 17 students who have completed the radiologic technology program. 

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Pictured above are Rend Lake College's 2022 Radiologic Technology Program graduates. (L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Madelyn Barker, Kaitlyn Dickey, Keely Reed, Courtney Shadowens, Chloe Mays, Martina Skorch, Summer Hobson, Danielle Bieber, Cole Hutchens, Morgan Epplin, Jerri Shepard, Jacob Wawczak, Sydney Wright, Ryan Vaupel, Haden Harmon, Joseph Sample, Crystal Strauch, Rachael Smith - Clinical Coordinator.

Holly Heisner, Radiologic Technology Program Director, began the ceremony by thanking the students, staff, and families for their flexibility and dedication in overcoming the global pandemic’s challenges to learning.

The graduates had many accomplishments that led to their Associate in Applied Science degrees. These achievements include 69.5 credit hours, 62 clinical competencies, and 167 clinical days logging 1,336 hours. Heisner applauded the students for accomplishing these tasks while balancing their studies, jobs, and family time.

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 Program Director, Holly Heisner, delivers words of encouragement to the radiologist technology graduates.  

 “My pride in them goes beyond the academic level,” Heisner said. “They came into this program when COVID was new and uncertain. We didn’t know what school or clinicals would look like, but the students were ready to face whatever came their way, which meant a lot.” 

 

Pinned Graduates Include:

Madelyn Barker* (McLeansboro)

Danielle Bieber* (Tower Hill)

Kaitlyn Dickey (Equality)

Morgan Epplin* (Pinckneyville)

Haden Harmon* (Sesser)

Summer Hobson* (Mount Vernon)

Cole Hutchens* (Ewing)

Chloe Mays* (Thompsonville)

Keely Reed* (Harrisburg)

Joseph Sample (Benton)

Courtney Shadowens (Marion)

Jerri Shepard* (Opdyke)

Martina Skorch* (Scheller)

Crystal Strauch* (Whittington)

Ryan Vaupel (Marion)

Jacob Wawczak* (Christopher)

Sydney Wright (Pinckneyville)

*Member of Lambda Nu Honor Society


The following students received special awards during the ceremony:

Perfect Class Attendance

Madelyn Barker, Cole Hutchens, Chloe Mays

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Madelyn Barker (Mcleansboro)

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Cole Hutchens (Ewing)

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Chloe Mays (Thompsonville)

Perfect Clinical Attendance

Kaitlyn Dickey, Jacob Wawczak

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Kaitlyn Dickey ( Equality)

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Jacob Wawczak ( Christopher)

Perfect Class and Clinical Attendance

Martina Skorch

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Martina Skorch (Scheller)

Most Improved Radiological Technology Student

Hayden Harmon

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Haden Harmon (Sesser)

Most Outstanding Radiologic Technology Student

Martina Skorch

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Martina Skorch (Scheller)

Individual Pinnings

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator, Madelyn Barker (McLeansboro)

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Danielle Bieber (Tower Hill), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator

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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Kaitlyn Dickey (Equality), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Morgan Epplin (Pinckneyville), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Haden Harmon (Sesser), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Summer Hobson (Mount Vernon), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Cole Hutchens (Ewing), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Chloe Mays (Thompsonville), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Keely Reed (Harrisburg), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Joseph Sample (Benton), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Courtney Shadowens (Marion), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Jerri Shepard (Opdyke), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Martina Skorch (Scheller), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Crystal Strauch (Whittington), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Ryan Vaupel (Marion), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Jacob Wawczak (Christopher), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator
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(L-R) Holly Heisner - Program Director, Sydney Wright (Pinckneyville), Racheal Smith - Clinical Coordinator

For more information regarding Rend Lake College’s Radiologic Technology Program, please visit online at www.rlc.edu/allied-health/radiology-tech.


Radiologic Technology Program Director
Phone Extension: 1778
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office: 198
2018 RLCF ASSESSMENT AWARD | M.A.Ed., McKendree University | B.S., Grand Canyon University | A.A.S., Kaskaskia College 
Dean of Allied Health
Phone Extension: 1777
Building: South Oasis
Office: 116
M.A.Ed., McKendree University | B.S., Midwestern State University
Administrative Assistant for Allied Health
Phone Extension: 1251
Building: South Oasis
Office: 104
B.B.A., McKendree University | A.A. & A.S., Rend Lake College
Radiologic Technology Clinical Coordinator
Phone Extension: 1730
Building: Advanced Technology Center
Office: 195
B.S., Southern Illinois University Carbondale | A.A.S., Rend Lake College

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