SANFORD — Sixty Central Carolina Community College Emergency Medical Services (EMS) students graduated during a June 19 ceremony held at the CCCC Harnett Health Sciences Center in Lillington.
Welcome was by Lisa Godfrey, CCCC dean of Health Sciences and Human Services. Susan Macklin, EMS program director, introduced speaker Capt. W. Tramp Dunn, who has served as CCCC Fire Academy coordinator.
There was a special presentation to Dr. Mark Glaser, who has been medical director since the inception of the CCCC Paramedic program. He is retiring effective July 31. Richard Stump, lead paramedic instructor, presented a plaque to Dr. Glaser.
Dr. T.E. Marchant, CCCC president, awarded the graduation certificates.
Instructors Richard Stump and Michael Braxton were present and participated in the ceremony. Dr. Brian Merritt, CCCC vice president of Student Learning, had closing remarks.
Many of the graduates already have jobs and one was approached at the ceremony with a job interview.
Area EMT graduates include:
Harnett County: Thomas Connelly, Elias Dove, Samantha Gagliardi, Tanner Hicks, Matthew Lasater, Olivia Truelove, James Turlington, Michael Wilson.
Johnston County: John Ennis, Beverly Hernandez, Angie Posoda, Morissa Stanley.
Sampson County: Tony Strickland.
Area Paramedic graduates include:
Harnett County: Marissa Bartlett, Jonathan Crawford, Kevin McLamb.
For more information about the college’s EMS program, visit www.cccc.edu/ecd/emergency-services-training/ems-emt/or contact Susan Macklin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-777-7776.