BCTC’s Kemp, Ventimiglia, honored at Bluegrass District Dental Hygienists’ Association event March 31
At the recent “Celebration of Learning” event on Friday, March 31, the Bluegrass District Dental Hygienists’ Association (BGDDHA) named Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s (BCTC) Melissa Kemp, a registered dental hygienist, as the Outstanding Dental Hygienist for 2016-17.
Kemp is the clinic coordinator for the BCTC Dental Hygiene program. She graduated from the BCTC Dental Hygiene program in 1987, and has been a long-time volunteer for the professional association at the local and state level. Her award was presented by Susan Neuman, registered dental hygienist and last year’s recipient. Neuman is a BCTC dental hygiene adjunct faculty member.
Also, Tristan Ventimiglia was named the Mark Thomas Perio Scholar by BGDDHA. Ventimiglia is a second-year dental hygiene student at BCTC. She received $250.00 at the event, and was presented the award by Kayla Brewer, president of BGDDHA and an alumnus of the BCTC Dental Hygiene program. Kayla also presented a donation to the Dental Hygiene Foundation from BGDDHA.
Join us in congratulating these ladies on their success!
Tristan Ventimiglia and Kayla Brewer
Melissa Kemp presented by Susan Neuman
For more information about the Bluegrass District Dental Hygienists’ Association, please go to: http://www.bgddha.org/