The White County Medical Center Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program graduated 38 students in August. WCMC offers the CNA training program through a partnership with ASU-Beebe. Curriculum for the three-week program includes classroom and clinical instruction, which prepares students to take the state certification exam to become a CNA.
The group includes the following: (first row) Kayla Ramsey of Higginson; Elizabeth Bowerman of Beebe; Kristin McDonald, Barbara Caldwell and Joyce Smith of Searcy; and Jessica Jones of Ward; (second row) Cynthia Graves of Tallassee, Ala.; Irene Rose of Drasco; Kendra York and Jenny Chapman of Searcy; (third row) Tara Watkins of Lonoke; Morgan Eligh of Searcy; Megan Six of Garner; Gail Medler of Judsonia; and Lacey Brown of Beebe. Also, (fourth row) Augustina Osie and Alyson Eaves of Searcy; Cheryl Newman of Heber Springs; Elizabeth Garcia of Searcy; and Lisa Wolf of Rose Bud; (fifth row) Madison McConnell of Searcy; Rebekah Browning of McCrory; Erica Cooper of Searcy; Hannah Jackson of Champaign, Ill.; Stefanie Wynot of Higginson; Heather McCarty of Searcy; and Charles Cooper of Bradford. Finally, (last row) Maghan Sayger of Biscoe; Taylor Hill of Cabot; Austin Blanton of Heber Springs; Laken Power of Pleasant Plains; Courtney Parlin of Lonoke; Lorie McDole of Searcy; Mary Umbright of Austin; Brianna Kelly of Cabot; and Zachary Sullivan of Simi Valley, Calif.
Not pictured are Tressa Hendrix of Judsonia and Teather Murphee of Higden.
For more information about the CNA program, please contact Outreach Education Coordinator Dee DeLoach at (501) 278-3189.
ABOUT WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER As the leading healthcare provider in a six-county area, White County Medical Center associates strive to create a healthy community by providing quality patient care and participating in community health events. White County Medical Center is the largest employer in Searcy with more than 1,500 associates. The facility has a combined total of 438 licensed beds and a medical staff of 150 physicians that specialize in various areas of healthcare.