Education Notes

EDUCATION NOTES

July 20, 2008

AACC class sees 100% pass rate

The Anne Arundel Community College Radiologic Technology Class of 2008 posted a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification exam, the ninth consecutive year that new graduates of the program have accomplished that feat.

Registration is under way. Free program orientations take place on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway, and are listed at www.aacc.edu/healthprofessions/orientations.cfm.

Student wins $5,000 scholarship

An Anne Arundel Community College student is among 10 in Maryland and Texas who have won a $5,000 scholarship from a global consulting company to pursue a four-year degree.

Remington Dechene of Millersville will receive a $5,000 Community College Scholarship and will be eligible for another $5,000 for one additional year of study or until a bachelor's degree is earned. Dechene is a business management major and a computer systems scholar who plans to attend the University of Colorado.

A Marine who served 2 1/2 years in Iraq, he earned his associate degree while on active duty.

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