School of Radiography Graduation Ceremony

Date: 06/06/2011

JamesonHospital Schoolof Radiography Holds Graduation Ceremony

New Castle, PA – June 6, 2011 – Jameson Health System’s School of Radiography and Specialty programs held its annual graduation ceremony at Mohawk High School Auditorium, Bessemer, PA on Thursday, May 26. 

There were a total of twelve graduates, five in Radiography, one in Nuclear Medicine, two in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, one in Mammography and one in Computerized Tomography. 

Radiography graduates were:  Tracy Esposito from New Castle, Nicholas James Hunter from New Wilmington, Michael J. Lechner from Hermitage, Stephanie Rae Pridon from Poland, Ohio and Victoria Aida Steiner from Campbell, Ohio.  Specialty program graduates were Sarah E. Brown, New Castle from Nuclear Medicine;  Amanda Lenn, New Castle and Marisa A. Lukasko, Sharpsville  from Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Elizabeth Kennedy Moffatt, New Castle and Bonnie S. Sanchez, Fontana, California from Magnetic Resonance Imaging;  Matthew P. Kamensky, Lowellville, Ohio from Computerized Tomography;  and Jenna Tanner, New Castle from Mammography.

Michael J. Lechner won the outstanding academic award and Stephanie Rae Pridon won the Lucien Clinical Excellence Award for outstanding clinical student.  Tracy Esposito won the Phoenix Award, given to the graduating student who had to overcome the most personal obstacles to complete their education.

Master of ceremonies Bob Ondo, PACS administrator, medical imaging/radiation safety officer; Jane Beight, director of diagnostic services; and David W. Hyser, director of the school of radiography and specialty programs, spoke during the ceremony.  Mr. Neil Chessin, Jameson Health System’s vice president operations, gave the keynote address.