First Class: Pinning Ceremony Honors First OTA Graduating Class

February 7, 2014

A graduating class of 10 students from the new Jefferson College Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program was recently honored during a pinning ceremony representing their completion of the program. The group is the first class to graduate from the two-year program.
OTA Grads
OTA graduates and their hometowns include: left to right (first row) Brittany
Sharley, St. Louis; Jessica Lucas, Festus; Audra Ferguson, De Soto; Hannah Holman, Hillsboro; Jodie LaBee, Imperial; Roberta Rose, Hillsboro; (second row) Jeanne Hahn, OTA Adjunct Faculty; Shelly Blankenship, OTA Adjunct Faculty; Deanna Sipp, OTA Adjunct Faculty; Lisa Martin, Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director; Kristine Sanford, Crystal City; Jennifer Johnson, Irondale; Linette Gehrs, Bethalto, IL; Rebecca Churchill, Festus; Dr. Melinda Selsor, Vice President of Instruction; Dr. Dena McCaffrey, Dean of Career and Technical Education; Kenny Wilson, Director of Health Occupation Programs; Dr. Raymond Cummiskey, President.

Not pictured: Debbie Wolk, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator of the OTA Program.

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Jefferson College results in an Associate of Applied Science Degree consisting of 14-16 credit hours of prerequisite courses, 19 credit hours of general education courses, and 49 credit hours of OTA classroom instruction, labs, and fieldwork practicum.

Last Updated ( Monday, 10 February 2014 )