‘This class faced new learning and teaching methods due to the pandemic’

Twelve students graduate from VC’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Pta Class Masked

Shown in the picture are, front row from left, Luz Meza, Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education Tammy Mikulik, Ramiah Tabale and Norma Zelaya; middle row, Regina Walker, Program Chair Laura Crandall, Hailey Steffek, Brieanna Moreno and Kathryn Herrington; and, back row, Jocelyn Seals, Justin Jones, Emily Howard, Jonathan Vargas and Albert Hernandez.

VICTORIA, Texas – At the end of the Spring 2021 semester, 12 students graduated from Victoria College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program. VC’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program honored the graduates with a Pinning Ceremony on May 7.

The graduates were Justin Jones, Luz Meza, Brieanna Moreno, Jocelynn Seals, Ramiah Tobale and Norma Zelaya, all of Victoria; Albert Hernandez of Placedo; Emily Howard of Port Lavaca; Regina Walker of Leesville, Kathryn Herrington of Lubbock, Hailey Steffek of Hallettsville and Jonathan Vargas of Bloomington.

“This class faced new learning and teaching methods due to the pandemic, with determination and grace,” said Laura Crandall, PTA Program chair. “They persevered, and we are very proud of them.”

The following students received awards:

Jocelynn Seals – Academic Award

Kathryn Herrington – Leadership Award

Regina Walker – Most Inspirational Award

After graduating from VC’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program, students receive a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree, and if completed successfully, they can take the National Physical Therapist Assistant Licensing Examination.

Call 361-582-3346 or email Laura.Crandall@VictoriaCollege.edu for more information regarding VC’s Physical Therapy Assistant Program.