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Seven Complete Paramedic Training at ECC

Edgecombe Community College recently graduated seven students from its Paramedic program. From left are (front row) Fire and EMS Coordinator Adam Culbertson, Hannah Alcock, Anna Bass, Trakima Cason, Online Instructor Lauren Simmons, (back) Zyquavion Blango, Owen Bridges, Christopher Tinder, and Aaron Blockmon.

Seven students graduated from Edgecombe Community College’s Paramedic program on January 17.

The graduation ceremony featured comments by Dr. Patrick Heins, president of ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital and a member of the ECC Board of Trustees.

The one-year Paramedic program includes classroom instruction, clinical rotations, and an EMS field internship. Upon successful completion of the Paramedic program, graduates are eligible to take the North Carolina Paramedic certification exam.

Graduates of the Paramedic Class of 2022 are:

  • Hannah Alcock
  • Anna Bass
  • Zyquavion Blango
  • Aaron Blockmon
  • Owen Bridges
  • Trakima Cason
  • Christopher Tinder

ECC’s Paramedic program is unique in that graduates receive credit toward an associate degree in Emergency Medical Science, which provides certification in a wide variety of emergency medical programs.

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