Marywood Physician Assistant Pinning Ceremony

Marywood PA Pinning Ceremony

Pictured are the 2017 Physician Assistant graduates and administrators at the PA Pinning Ceremony, which is held to commemorate students’ achievements. Physician Assistant pins and certificates were given to the graduates, including one from Dunmore, as a symbol of their hard work, dedication, and determination.

First row, from left: Alicia Edwards, Kimberly Vogan, Catherine Notchick, Dunmore; Cassandra Nuzzarello, Carlie Craven, Whitney Butler, and Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., president of Marywood University.

Second row: Justine Samanas, MPAS, PA-C, clinical director; Zeena Attia, Andrea Chamberlain, Melissa Kaminski, Amanda Kilgus, Casey VanFleet, Cassandra Erdman, Alissa Dongilli, Renae Keiper, Emily Ketz, and Bianca Noel.

Third Row: Jessica Frawley, MPAS, PA-C, clinical coordinator; Rachel DeStefano, Noel Bricker, Valerie Golembeski, Taylor Schroeder, Sierra Bellenzeni, Katie Shager, Jessica Wadeson, Danielle Higgins, Michele Myszka, Amy Kester, Molly Feeney, and Jessica Nalepka.

Fourth Row: Lori Swanchak, Ph.D., PA-C, PA program director; Davis Young, Alex Latham, Paul Hashagen, Tyler Longstreet, Keaton Bennett, Kyle Viola, Andrew Andrle, George Ritz, Kam Mueller, Adam Yngelmo, and Abigail Davis, MPAS, PA-C, PA academic director.

 

From Marywood Students to Physician Assistants

PA pinning ceremony photo

Nearly 40 Marywood University students, including one from Dunmore recently graduated from the Physician Assistant program. Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., president of Marywood University, welcomed the students at a special pinning ceremony to commemorate their achievements.

Pictured first row, from left: Alicia Edwards, Kimberly Vogan, Catherine Notchick, Dunmore.; Cassandra Nuzzarello, Carlie Craven, Whitney Butler, and Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., president of Marywood.

Second row: Justine Samanas, MPAS, PA-C, clinical director; Zeena Attia, Andrea Chamberlain, Melissa Kaminski, Amanda Kilgus, Casey VanFleet, Cassandra Erdman, Alissa Dongilli, Renae Keiper, Emily Ketz, and Bianca Noel.

Third row: Jessica Frawley, MPAS, PA-C, clinical coordinator; Rachel DeStefano, Noel Bricker, Valerie Golembeski, Taylor Schroeder, Kaukauna, Wis.; Sierra Bellenzeni, Katie Shager, Jessica Wadeson, Danielle Higgins, Michele Myszka, Amy Kester, Molly Feeney, and Jessica Nalepka.

Fourth row: Lori Swanchak, Ph.D., PA-C, PA program director; Davis Young, Alex Latham, Paul Hashagen, Tyler Longstreet, Keaton Bennett, Kyle Viola, Andrew Andrle, George Ritz, Kam Mueller, Adam Yngelmo, and Abigail Davis, MPAS, PA-C, PA academic director.

 

Physician Assistant pinning ceremony at Marywood University

 

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Shown are students and administration at the 2016 Physician Assistant pinning ceremony at Marywood University.

Front row, from left: Sr. Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., president of Marywood University; Abigail Davis, MPAS, PA-C, clinical coordinator; Natalie Piger, Bethlehem; Samantha Schramak, Allentown; Claire Werner, East Northport, N.Y.; Arianna Tatarczuk, Brentwood, N.H.; Mackenzie Goodwin, Madison, N.J.; Brynn Bertholf, Woodbourne, N.Y.; Natasha Breen, Erie.; Brook Bennett, Manhattan, Kan.; Shelby Johnson, Saylorsburg.; Ramona Carver, Kunkletown; Jeanne Russo, Farmingdale, N.J.; Jessica Pavlikowski, Old Forge; Kimberly Kelly, Old Forge.; Justine Samanas, MPAS, PA-C, clinical director.

Second row: Marie Bonavoglia, Ph.D., PA-C, clinical coordinator; Stanley Blondek, MD, DPM, FAAP, medial director; Lori Swanchak, Ph.D., PA-C, program director; Kierstin Kiser, Clarion; Caitlin Mesko, Dunmore.; Katrina Kincel, Jefferson Twp.; Natalie Launchi, Scranton.; Meredith Sellix, Lehighton.; Morgann Haduk, Taylor.; Heather Yohnke, Bloomsburg; Katie Wagner, Easton; Rachael Notchick, Honesdale; Gabrielle Long, Dunmore; Alexandra Conniff, Moscow.; Alyssa De Simone, Massapequa Park, N.Y.; Courtney Marcotte, Moriah, N.Y.; Kathryn Haller, Mentor, Ohio; Heather Walters, MPAS, PA-C, academic coordinator.

Third row: Stephen Gitkos, Scott Twp.; Vincent Tuzze, Mayfield.; Cory Crinella, Archbald.; Matthew Cummings, Scranton; Mark DeLeo, Peckville; Sean Welenc, Scranton; Andrew Lutz, Sterling Heights, Mich.; Richard Duong, Braintree, Mass.; Richard Kent Truslow, Charlotte, N.C.; Patrick Daley, Rochester, N.Y.; Christopher Cleveland, Cincinnati, Ohio; Andrew Mergel, Bethlehem; Marcus Zini, Eynon; Samip Patel, Scranton; Joshua Hulkonen, Nisula, Mich.; and Nathan Scinico, Pittsburgh.