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Jul 27, 2015

FVCC Honors Physical Therapist Assistant Grads

Flathead Valley Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program Class of 2015—Row 1 (L-R):  Shannon Leukuma, Sara Finch, Staci Butcher, Whitney Wilson, Aline Sciarrotta and Caitlin Hendricks; Row 2 (L-R):  Larry Ingvalson, Justine Beaudry, Heidi Ruggerio, Ashley Pierce, Abbey Filler and Jesse Bingham.
Flathead Valley Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program Class of 2015—Row 1 (L-R): Shannon Leukuma, Sara Finch, Staci Butcher, Whitney Wilson, Aline Sciarrotta and Caitlin Hendricks; Row 2 (L-R): Larry Ingvalson, Justine Beaudry, Heidi Ruggerio, Ashley Pierce, Abbey Filler and Jesse Bingham.

Flathead Valley Community College honored 12 physical therapist assistant graduates during a traditional pinning ceremony on the college campus Friday.  The following graduates, listed by their hometowns, were recognized for successfully completing the program:

  • Chinook, Mont.—Staci Butcher;
  • Columbia Falls, Mont.—Heidi Ruggerio;
  • Joplin, Mont.—Justine Beaudry;
  • Kalispell, Mont.—Jesse Bingham, Abbey Filler, Larry Ingvalson, Shannon Leukuma, Ashley Pierce and Aline Sciarrotta;
  • Missoula, Mont.—Whitney Wilson; and
  • Whitefish, Mont.—Sara Finch and Caitlin Hendricks.

The physical therapist assistant program is under the direction and instruction of Program Director and Assistant Professor Janice Heil and Assistant Professor Julie Robertson. For more information, call 756-4364.