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Congratulations Radiation Therapy Class of 2015!!!

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Congratulations to the 2015 Radiation Therapy class, as all seven of our graduates have passed boards on their first attempt and are employed or have been accepted into graduate school!! Back row from left to right: William Nicolai- Southern Illinois University Carbondale, pursuing Master’s in Medical Dosimetry Laura Jolovic- St. Jude’s Children Hospital Ben Bedford- St.

Alumni Spotlight: Trisha Aldrich and Eric Nelson, B.S. in Radiation Therapy class of 2013

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Aldrich and Nelson are both currently employed as Radiation Therapists at the University of Michigan Radiation Oncology Department. Radiation therapists are responsible for carrying out cancer targeting treatment plans created by radiation oncologists. The department treats 20 to 30 patients each day with radiation producing machines called linear accelerators. Positioning the patients for treatment and verifying

5 ways credentials and professional membership can pay off

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In higher education, we often hear questions along the lines of “why am I paying so much money for this piece of paper?” Education can be really expensive…we get that! Many of us here are still in debt from funding ours. To be fair, earning a degree, certificate, or credential is about a whole lot

Outstanding students recognized at PHHS Honors & Awards Ceremony

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44 of PHHS’s most outstanding students were recognized at our Honors & Awards ceremony last Friday evening (May 3). Most of the 44 walked in Sunday’s commencement ceremony, though some will earn their diplomas in August. What makes an outstanding student? PHHS is proud of all of our students, many of whom work, raise families,

RTSO raises $900 for Relay for Life

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PHHS’ Radiation Therapy Student Organization (RTSO) was one of several PHHS student organizations to participate in this year’s Relay for Life fundraiser at the University of Michigan-Flint. The group raised $600 through direct donations and donated $300 from their T-Shirt fundraiser. Everybody hates cancer, but these students really made a statement with their Relay booth, displaying