Four Hagerstown Community College students recently won awards during the Maryland Society of Radiologic Technologies Student Essay Competition.
In this year’s essay competition, three HCC students won the top three awards and one HCC student was awarded the Ted Lynch Award. Awards were presented by Vickie Brunner, treasurer of the Maryland Society of Radiologic Technologists, and a 2007 graduate of HCC’s radiography program. Essay winners included Sandra Ashton, 45, of Cross Junction, Va., who received first place; Emily Mayhugh, 21, of Williamsport, who received second place; and Kelsey Shuman, 21, of Chambersburg, Pa., who received third place.
HCC sophomore Amanda Centofonti, 24, of Smithsburg, received the Ted Lynch Award for Outstanding HCC Radiography Program Student. Each year, the Ted Lynch Award is given to sophomore-level students throughout the state who are chosen by their individual college radiography programs as the most outstanding student within the program.
To learn more about HCC’s medical imaging programs, go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/  health-sciences.
Back row, from left: Award winners Sandra Ashton and Emily Mayhugh.
Front row, from left: Award winners Kelsey Shuman and Amanda Centofonti with Vickie Brunner, treasurer of the Maryland Society of Radiologic Technologists.