Jacqueline Finck a radiologic technology student at Portland Community College and Ashley Olmsted a radiologic technology student from Linn Benton Community College have been selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists 2016 Student Leadership Development Program.
The ASRT represents more than 153,000 members who perform medical imaging procedures or plan and deliver radiation therapy treatments. The Society also provides radiologic technology students with the tools, services and support they need to prepare for careers in medical imaging and radiation therapy.
They will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2016 ASRT Educational Symposium and Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting, June 23-26, in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition, they will attend educational courses specifically designed for students, attend the House of Delegates meetings and be assigned a professional mentor.
Jackie and Ashley were two of 99 radiologic science students from around the country chosen to participate in the program.
“Congratulations! It is my fervent hope that this experience will mark the beginning of a long and productive relationship with your national professional organization, the ASRT,” said ASRT President Sandra Hayden, M.A., R.T.(T), FASRT