S: Marietta College Physician Assistant Program Class of 2013
BC: A Special Thanks: Our Faculty - You've made this insanity manageable Our Families - You've put up with our impossible schedules and seen us through My Fellow Students - Putting these pictures together, I realized how much personality we truly have, and I thank you for that. Sincerely, Ben Spurlock, PA-S and MCPASS Historian
FC: class of | 2013 | Marietta College Physician Assistant Program
1: Marietta College Physician Assistant Program Class of 2013
2: Anne Acton | Gifty Adutwum | Jessica Balsei | Elizabeth Blank | Laura Braden | Jonathan Casto | Erin Clark | Bobby Collier | Sarita Dhiraprasiddhi | Jessica Douglas | Laila Elkettani | Jason Ernst | Shannon Forgac | Jessica Fortman | Ashley Fouss | Clay Friddle | Brett Gage | Meredith Hester | Katie Hunt | Alexa Kay
3: Brittany King | Alexandra Klinchenko | Ashley Lockhart | Lauren Miller | Shawna Mincks | Laura Muyres | "Marietta was the only school where I interviewed that the students seemed to actually enjoy their time at school, instead of merely surviving. It was that reason I chose to come here." -Katie Hunt | Jennifer Rockhold | David Sams | Marissa Scalish | Brian Shrimpton | Jeff Sommers | Ben Spurlock | Ashley Steinke | Jamie Torok | Amy Valentine | L'lee Zimmerman
4: Gloria M. Stewart | Steven Howe | Miranda Collins | John Grosel | William Childers | Jennifer Childers | Peter Hogan | Penny Rose | Katie Fouss | Lori Hart | Donna Venham | Jennifer Hancock | Steven Waller | If I could tell the class one thing, I would say "Take time to relax and enjoy yourselves. It is an all-consuming 26 months and you need to take time for yourselves and not get caught up in studying all the time." -Penny Rose
5: "The hardest part of school thus far has been maintaining my sanity and keeping my house clean. After 8 hours of class and 12 hours of studying in one day, a vacuum just doesn't do it for me..." -Meredith Hester
6: When They Were Neophytes: A Look Back at our Faculty Before They Were Medical Professionals | Dr. Grosel dressed to impress | Mrs. Collins sporting the beehive
7: "Timeless" Dr. Hogan | Dr. and Mrs. Childers | "It isn't a mullet."-Dr. Childers | "What happens if I don't feel like giving you a quote for your yearbook?" -Dr. Hogan
8: White Coat Ceremony | "With that coat you are receiving today, you also receive a responsibility. A responsibility to all your patients to be the best you possible PA you can, from now on. No pressure." -Dr. Stewart
10: MCPASS Meetings | Our Elected MCPASS officers
11: At our first official meeting, we had 98% of the PA class attend, which is not too shabby.
12: Free Clinic Work
13: My favorite PA memory has to be: -"Getting phone calls from my family asking medical advice and even though I don't really know what I'm talking about, I make my answer sound good." - Brett Gage -"Halloween Dress Up Day" - L'lee Zimmerman -"Grading my Physical Exam, Dr. Childers once told me that he 'had seen worse.' I could've cried crocodile tears of joy." -Ben Spurlock | Community | Every student spends one shift their first semester observing in the free clinic run out of our PA building
14: Our Rag-Tag Team of Misfits.
15: "We should've won, so if you wanted to put that we were the volleyball intramural champions, you could. No one would ever know the difference." -THE Bobby Collier | 2nd Place Volleyball Intramural Team
17: "Sitting in lecture for 8 hours as Green Man was one of the hardest things I've done this year." -Ben Spurlock
18: Celebrating Diversity
19: Educating The Campus about Physician Assistants. | PA WEEK
20: The money we raised from selling parking will go toward our Adopt a Family for Christmas and to the Free Clinic run in the PA Building. | Fundraising
22: Our Party Planning Committee helped everyone feel a little more at home by arranging balloons and candy for everyone's birthdays. | What do you miss most about life before the PA program? -"Having a Life!!! Sleep, tv, social life" -Jessica Douglas -"Sleeping in." -Erin Clark -"Cooking really good food! There is just not enough time in the day anymore." -Ashley Steinke
23: "May the roof never fall in and your friends never fall out." A Birthday Toast
24: Family Is The Best Part Of Christmas | Christmas Pot Luck: Ugly Sweaters and Laughs
25: Holiday Memories Warm Even The Coldest Of Days
26: Not Everyone was in the Christmas Spirit | Feeding the Second Years | A Christmas To Remember for our Adopt a Family...
27: Winners of the Ugly Sweater Walk-Off
28: Play Hard
29: Study Hard
30: Best Potluckers: Jessica Fortman and Erin Clark | Most Enthusiasm: Amy Valentine | In House Diabetes Expert: Jessica Douglas (Anything to Add?) | Most Fashionable: Jeff Sommers owner of Jean Shorts | Most Easy-Going: Ashley Steinke | Best on the Catwalk: Jason Ernst | Most Athletic: Bobby Collier | Superlatives!!!
31: Best Question Asker: David Sams | Guitar Hero: Jon Casto | Most Motherly: Jamie Torok | Best Laugh: Alexa Kay | Most Photogenic: Brian Shrimpton | Loudest Studiers: Blank, Hester, and Fouss | Class Wildcard: Ben Spurlock
32: Too Good to Leave Out.
33: MAKING MEMORIES