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SCC Surgical Tech grads achieve 100% 1st attempt pass rate

Graduates include students from Columbia, Dunnville, Eubank, Manchester, Somerset, and Waynesburg, KY.
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By Allison Horseman & Cindy Clouse, SCC Public Relations

SOMERSET, KY - Graduates of the Somerset Community College Surgical Technology Program for 2017 achieved a 100-percent first-attempt pass rate on the national certification examination, according to Surgical Technology program coordinator Tammy Watters.

"This class has worked very hard throughout the year and I can't say enough about how proud I am of them," said Watters.

The class also participated in several community service events including donations to Bethany House, Gods Food Pantry and the local PRIDE spring clean along Monticello Street. Graduate Jennifer Hernandez participated in an international mission trip to Guatemala with local surgeon Dr. Mark Henry of Somerset, and Michael Cook and Jason Radliff were inducted into the Association of Surgical Technologist National Honor Society.

2017 Surgical Technology Program graduates, all from Kentucky, are Michael Cook, Somerset; Jason Radliff, Waynesburg; Leslie Smith, Manchester; Jennifer Hernandez, Dunnville; Autumn Burton, Columbia; and Lindsay Curtis, Eubank; and Kirstie Bell, Somerset. Program faculty include Program Coordinator Tammy Watters; Clinical Coordinator Rebecca Jones; and Adjunct Clinical Instructor Chase Skaggs. Contacts for SCC's Surgical Technology Program: Program coordinator at 606-451-6792 or

This story was posted on 2017-07-03 11:54:04
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Surgical Tech grads at SCC have 100% 1st attempt pass rate

2017-07-03 - Somerset Community College, Somerset, KY - Photo by Allison Horseman, Somerset Community College.
Surgical Technology Program graduates, First row, Kirstie Bell, Somerset, KY. Middle row: Jennifer Hernandez, Dunnville; Autumn Burton, Columbia, KY; and Lindsay Curtis, Eubank, KY. Back row, from left
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