Students in the Newman University Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program were recognized at a pinning ceremony May 15 on the Newman campus. The ceremony honors the completion of coursework and the beginning of two professional internships for students in the program. Upon completion of the internships, students prepare for a December 2011 graduation.
OTA students are, far left: Amy Danner, Buhler, Kan.; Melissa Duncan, Wichita. Far right: Terri Fletcher, Wichita; Melissa Gay-Roberts, Wichita. Bottom row on stairs: Nicole Sullivan, Wichita; Donita Hock, Derby, Kan.; Janet Guerrero, Wichita; JoAnna Malo, Newton; Theresa Love, Rose Hill, Kan. Second row: Jill Cook, Mulvane, Kan.; Mallory Compton, Wichita; Andrea Veer, Newton, Kan.; Magalit Marcial-Galan, Wichita. Third row: Jacquelyn “Monique” Pitts, Wamego, Kan.; Cheryl Relph, Wichita; Jennifer Briley Carnes, Wichita; Vonda Kinast, Wichita. Fourth row: Shankar Burathoki, Kathmandu, Nepal; Yehimmy Bruner, Wichita; Corrina Hein, Mulvane, Kan. Top row: Chris Thomas, Wichita; Laryssa Ferreir, Brasilia, Brazil; Bob Melchor, Wichita. Not pictured: Chris Scholl, Wichita.