Active-duty Reservist Determined to Earn Another Degree While Serving Her Country
Jul 24, 2012
Ebony Clark-Yancy (pictured) knows the importance of perseverance and dedication. She was one of the Bartlett Campus’s graduates to walk across the stage this past May. She earned her degree from the health information technology (HIT) program and has already started her new career with Regional Medical Center in Memphis while serving her country and balancing a family.
Prior to attending National College, Ebony has been a soldier in the Army Reserves since 2006. While on duty, she was part of the Family Readiness Program (FRP) where she was required to maintain communication with the families of other soldiers and work with them to make sure that their needs were being met. She has enjoyed serving her country and has decided to re-enlist for another term.
At the medical center, Ebony is working as in the HIT department which is where she was working as an extern. She is very proud of her accomplishments. In addition to her new position, she is hoping that her sister, English, who is also a recent National HIT graduate, can find a job working with her at the medical center. “The reason I work so hard is because of my family,” said Ebony.
Ebony has no plans of stopping her educational and career track. ”I want to be a manager in the health care field,” said Ebony. Both, Ebony and her sister English are currently pursuing degrees in business administration with a concentration in health care administration.
Medical: Health Information Technology - Associate's Degree (HIT)