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Ultimate Medical Academy Recognizes 43 Online Students Becoming Members of Alpha Beta Kappa

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Tampa, Fla., July 19, 2019 – The Online Campus of Ultimate Medical Academy, the Tampa, Florida-based nonprofit school that prepares adult students for careers in healthcare, is recognizing 43 students as the institution’s newest members of the Alpha Beta Kappa (ABK) National Honor Society.

“We are proud to recognize our Online students who have achieved this prestigious honor,” said Melanie Hovland, Associate Director of Academic Affairs. “UMA is ecstatic about our students’ accomplishments and will continue to live by our goal to Champion Student Outcomes as they pursue careers in the growing allied healthcare industry.”

ABK honors students who achieve a 3.85 CGPA and complete 30 or more credit hours. UMA’s Online ABK honorees are enrolled in or have recently graduated from diploma or associate of science degree programs to help prepare them for careers in allied healthcare roles. The following graduates have studied:

Healthcare Management (Associate of Science) – Ammie Taylor, Angela Barrier, Angela Morgan, Areyona Bell, Erick Terry, Jackelin Estrada, Sandra Cole, Sandy Bacorn and Ranita Goodwin

Health and Human Services (Associate of Science) – Bianca Soto, Heather Moore and Sara Dorsey

Health Information Technology (Associate of Science) – Barbara Brown Seidel, Jacqueline Pilpil, Erica Contreras and Regina Roberson

Health Sciences – Healthcare Technology & Systems (Associate of Science) – Shelia Perez Ramirez and Andria Matt

Health Sciences – Medical Administrative Assistant (Associate of Science) – Darien Broxton, Jessica Purty, Sierra Torrence, Tasha Custis, Brittany Chalk and Maricarl Romero

Health Sciences – Medical Office and Billing Specialist (Associate of Science) – Edesha Wheeler, Ashley Myers, Lateefah Watson, Christine Ostrowski, Kassandra Bennett and Venus Kiddy

Health Sciences – Pharmacy Technician (Associate of Science) – Danielle Linton and Sarai Ortiz

Medical Administrative Assistant (Diploma) – Andrew Anderson

Medical Billing and Coding (Diploma) – Tonia Goodier and Megan Reese

Medical Billing and Coding (Associate of Science) – Belinda Bright, Christine Peterman, Claudia Ayala, Jennifer Wombough, Abigail Anthony, Theresa Obrien, Josephine Ocana and Tiana Kelley

ABK is the “premier national honor society” for America’s private postsecondary schools, institutes, colleges and universities. The purpose of ABK is to encourage and recognize superior student academic achievement, character and leadership. The qualifications of membership are excellence in classroom, shop, studio and laboratory work; leadership and service in class and school activities; and personal integrity and good moral character.

UMA was granted a charter of ABK in 2014.