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The Clark F. Miller School of Radiologic Technology at Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing& Health Professions recently graduated 21 radiologic technology students. 

At its 67th commencement exercises, the School of Radiologic Technology graduated students who have completed the school’s accredited 22-month course that emphasizes classroom and clinical training.  Students completed their clinical rotations at CMMC, Central Maine Imaging Center in Lewiston, Bridgton Hospital, Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington, and Rumford Hospital or at the Mercy Hospital facilities and Maine Medical Center, both in Portland.

Graduating from the School of Radiologic Technology were the following:

Michael Amendolare of Portland; Jason Boulanger of Sabattus; Kristina Clark of Gorham; Rhonda Cline of Windham; Katie Dyer of Scarborough; Ashley Firczak of Bowdoin; Brittany Hamlin of Clinton; Amanda LaCroix of Benton; Reneé Lefebvre of Chepachet, R.I.; Tiffany Lougee of Harmony; Rylan McAdam of East Millinocket; Kassidy McManus of Lewiston; Nichole Michaud of Greene; Ashley Miller of Jefferson; Kerry O’Donnell of Cumberland; Danielle Potvin of Sabattus; Brent Rand of Portland; BethanyStoddard of Pittston; Gonnapa St.Pierre of Lewiston; Justin Van Soest of Portland; and Britnee Ward of Lisbon.

The radiologic technology graduates are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of RadiologicTechnologists (ARRT) examination in radiography. Students passing the exam become nationally certified radiologic technologists.  

Katie Dyer and Brent Rand were awarded associate of applied science degrees during the ceremony and the remainder of the students were awarded certificates. Eleven of the students also completed Central Maine Community College’s requirements for associate of applied science degrees, which they were awarded earlier in May.

Given special recognition at the ceremony were Reneé Lefebvre and Rhonda Cline, who were presented with the Clark F. Miller Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement. The award goes to the students having the highest overall grade-point average.

Reneé Lefebvre and Justin Van Soest were awarded the Clark F. Miller Award for Clinical Excellence that is given to the students with the highest clinical scores.

The Miller awards are named for the founder of the state’s first radiologic technology school, which was established at CMMC in 1949.

Reneé Lefebvre and Justin Van Soest were presented the Joseph Leonardi Student Leadership Award, which is given to the students who demonstrate exceptional leadership abilities in the classroom, in clinical settings and with underclassmen. The winner of this award is determined by a vote of fellow students and the school’s faculty.

Promoted to seniors during the ceremony were: Zachary Anderson of Leeds; Kelly Bickford of Mechanic Falls; Margaret Clark of Portland; Glenn Cole of Rochester, N.H.; Alyssa Dufour ofAugusta; Megan Goudey of Portland; Daniella Hachborn of Portland; Doris Hemond-Minkowsky of Lewiston; Jared Lapointe of Fairfield; Amanda LaPorte of Readfield; Colin Lucas-Maguire of Augusta; Katlyn Morissette of West Gardiner; Brittney Provencher of Sanford; Angela Richter of Westbrook; Dawn Smith of Scarborough; Phyllis Smith of Bowdoin; Lindsey Tremblay of Gorham; and Laura Trimboli of South Berwick.

The CMMC College of Nursing and Health Professions School of Radiologic Technology, founded as Maine’s first radiologic technology program, has graduated 411 students since its establishment in 1949. This year marks the first year the students from theMercy Hospital X-Ray School have joined the CMMC College in Lewiston.

PHOTO CAPTION: The following students recently graduated from Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions’ Clark F. Miller School of Radiologic Technology: front row, Kerry O’Donnell of Cumberland; second row, Katie Dyer of Scarborough and Ashley Firczak of Bowdoin; third row, Danielle Potvin of Sabattus, Nichole Michaud of Greene, Amanda LaCroix of Benton, Britnee Ward of Lisbon, and Brittany Hamlin of Clinton; fourth row, Gonnapa St.Pierre of Lewiston, Bethany Stoddard of Pittston, Kassidy McManus of Lewiston, Rhonda Cline of Windham, Reneé Lefebvre of Chepachet, R.I., and Ashley Miller of Jefferson; back row, Justin Van Soest of Portland, Rylan McAdam of East Millinocket, Tiffany Lougee of Harmony, Michael Amendolare of Portland, Kristina Clark of Gorham, Brent Rand of Portland, and Jason Boulanger of Sabattus. 

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