Seventeen LSC-O Dental Assisting Students Pass State Exam

LSC-O Dental Assisting students who passed the State of Texas Dental Assisting Registry ExaminationLSC-O Dental Assisting students who passed the State of Texas Dental Assisting Registry Examination

Seventeen dental assisting students at Lamar State College-Orange passed the Texas State Board Registration Exam on Aug. 2.  One week later, all 17graduated on Aug. 10, many with employment already secured. All three parts of the exam have to be passed in order to work in a dental office.

The three sections of the exam included infection control, radiology and jurisprudence. Out of the 17 LSC-O dental assisting students who took the exam and passed, five made a perfect score of 100 percent. The students took the test as a class at LSC-O, which proctored the exam.

Students had a two-day review before the exam.

“As director of this program, I am beyond proud of the student pass rate this year,” said Carolyn Flippen. “They put in a lot of hard work and dedication and their efforts paid off.”

This is the 14th graduating class since the inception of the program in August of 2001.

Students who passed The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Dental Assisting Registration Examination are listed according to hometown:

Beaumont: Lacy Hall
Buna: Miranda McCollough
Deweyville: Marissa Powell
Evadale: Sierra Griffin
Kountze: Elishah Lytle
Lake Charles, La.: Anastasia Bradley
Lumberton: Kristen Pryor
Orange: Elizabeth Cole, Chelsea Graham, Elizabeth Martin, Rebecca Morgan, Sylvia Moye, Heather Work
Orangefield: Tami Allen
Port Neches: Katie Thigpen
Starks, La.: Meghan Sparks
Vidor: Loretta Baker