Congratulations are in order to thirteen recent Victoria College students who have earned their paramedic certificates at Victoria College's Emergency Medical Services Program.

Devon Lyssy of Falls City was named class salutatorian, while Andrew Moon of Port Lavaca received the Best in Skills Award and Pamela Yanta of Victoria was given the Best in Clinic Award. Other graduates were Jason Corbell and Laura Herrera of Cuero, Ke'Von Brown of Victoria, Elizabeth Alvarez of Port Lavaca, Tom Perez of Gillett, Wiliam Stolle of Hobson, Justin Tunchez of Rockport, Xavier Villareal of Yoakum and Wyatt Wasicek of Goerge West.

The Paramedics Program at Victoria College consists of a rigorous three-semester course load program after the students have acquired their Emergency Medical Technician Certificate. Each student completed over 1,2000 hours of class, lab and clinical studies to complete the certification requirements.

All thirteen graduates are now eligible to sit for the National Registry of EMT exam to hold the certification.

Congrats to all thirteen certificate recipients! Such an honor to know you've all chosen a profession to help others in emergencies. Thank you.

If you're interested in the Victoria College Emergency Medical Services Program, you can call 361.572.6447 or visit the VC website here.

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