Radiology Student Earns National Scholarship
Emily Knox, a student in the Radiologic Technology Program at Northern Essex Community College and resident of Stratham, New Hampshire, has received the $2,500 Jerman-Cahoon Scholarship awarded by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation. Knox was one of six recipients chosen nationally by the committee and the sole recipient from a Massachusetts program.
To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in entry-level radiology-related programs and demonstrate leadership skills, academic prowess, and financial need.
In addition to accepting a scholarship award, which will help defer future tuition costs, Knox was invited to participate in the ASRT’s Student Leadership Development Program for aspiring radiologic technologists. The program provides Knox and other college students the opportunity to hone critical networking skills and learn from national leaders of the radiological sciences field. In June, she attended the ASRT Educational Symposium in Albuquerque to meet other student awardees and radiation therapy professionals and took part in the foundation’s Annual Governance and House of Delegates meeting.
The ASRT Edward Jerman and John Cahoon award was made possible by support from the ASRT Foundation Patrons and the ASRT.
Northern Essex Community College offers an associate degree in Radiologic Technology, which prepares students to become radiologic technologists or other types of specialists in the diagnosis of trauma and disease. To learn more, please visit www.necc.mass.edu. For additional information on the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation, including its scholarship eligibility requirements, visit www.asrtfoundation.org.
With campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, Northern Essex Community College offers over 70 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growth. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in credit associate degree and certificate programs on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses; and another 6,700 take noncredit workforce development and community education classes on campus, and at businesses and community sites across the Merrimack Valley. Northern Essex is the only state college located in the lower Merrimack Valley Region of Massachusetts. For more information, visit the website at www.necc.mass.edu.