Luzerne County Community College recently awarded certificates of completion to graduates of the college’s paramedic program. Each graduate completed more than 1,000 hours of lecture and practical experience. The graduates are now eligible to take the National Registry of Paramedics Exam. Participants, from left, first row: Darlene Murawski, Exeter, paramedic program clinical coordinator, EMS, LCCC; Laura Gundlach, Catawissa; David Cruikshank, Plymouth; Justin Swan, Kingston; Theresa Howey, Freeland; and Janelle Grant, Berwick. Second row: Lisa Babbish, West Nanticoke, assistant, EMS program, LCCC; Dr. Deborah Vilegi-Peters, Mountain Top, dean, nursing and health sciences, LCCC; A’leia Cable, Harford; Jesse Young, Hemlock Farms; Margaret Conaboy, Newton; Thomas Lewis, Jackson Township, assistant clinical coordinator, EMS program, LCCC; and Dr. Richard O’Brien, Scranton, medical director, EMS program, LCCC. Third row: Robert Roth, Plymouth Township, paramedic class coordinator, EMS program, LCCC; Andrew Carr, Eynon; Mark P. Rutkowski, Old Forge; Richard Smith, Pringle; Timothy Rigotti, Hazle Township; Leon Bailey, Wilkes-Barre; and Mark Ercolani, Laflin, director, EMS program, LCCC.