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Michelle Jacobs earns Outstanding Major in Athletic Training Award

Michelle Jacobs
Michelle Jacobs was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Major in Athletic Training Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.

Michelle Jacobs was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Major in Athletic Training Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.

Jacobs is a graduating senior majoring in athletic training. While a student at North Central, she competed with the women’s track and field team in high jump and middle distance events.

As a student at North Central, Jacobs was inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, a national college athlete honor society. She is a graduate of Glenbard North High School. She plans to pursue graduate studies at Old Dominion University.

Gregory Skladzien ’74, Staci VonHolten '07, Madison Henry ’13

Staci VonHolten (right) is a physician assistant (PA) graduate student at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL. She and Madison Henry ’13 (left) celebrated their White Coat Ceremony along with member Gregory Skladzien ’74, M.D. The ceremony marks the start of their second and final year of the PA program. VonHolten also holds a master’s in athletic training from A.T. Still University.

Seniors DePue, Hussey and Lishman in final round with Illinois universities

Athletic training seniors Matthew Hussey, Kristi Lishman, Jason DePue
North Central College’s senior athletic training students compete in final round, take fourth place at IATA College Bowl.

North Central College’s athletic training students returned from competition at the 2012 Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) College Bowl, an annual event held during the two-day IATA State Meeting and Clinical Symposium. This year’s contest of knowledge and skill was held Nov. 4 at the Wyndham Lisle-Chicago Hotel.

North Central’s competitors—seniors Matthew Hussey, Kristi Lishman and Jason DePue—represented the College’s athletic training education program, with Trevor Magnotti standing ready to serve as alternate.

North Central College's exercise science program earns national recognition

North Central College’s exercise science program receives recognition by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

North Central College’s exercise science program was recently recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and received acceptance to the association’s Education Recognition Program (ERP). The ERP recognizes colleges and universities that offer at least a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in strength and conditioning or related field.

Athletic training students among best in state in contest, one wins scholarship

One of many athletic training spaces at Athletic Complex
North Central College’s team of athletic training seniors takes second place at Illinois Athletic Trainers Association College Bowl.

Each year, students and staff members in North Central College’s athletic training education program attend the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium for education and to compete in the College Bowl.  

This year’s event was held Nov. 5-6 in Bloomington and the College Bowl competition, involving 11 participating teams, took place Nov. 6. The College Bowl is held annually at the state meeting and utilizes a “Jeopardy” format, with three rounds and a final question.

Athletic training internship is “opportunity of a lifetime”

Wright and Logan Tom, who competed in three Olympic games with USA Volleyball
North Central’s Crystal Wright ’12 scored summer internship working alongside athletic trainers and players for USA Volleyball men’s and women’s national teams.

Senior athletic training major Crystal Wright (photo, left) scored an internship this summer working alongside athletic trainers and players for USA Volleyball men’s and women’s national teams.

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