CAPTION: Luzerne County Community College dental hygiene students in Pennsylvania recently took first place – and a mounted cuspidor trophy – at the first annual Benco Board Bowl. Shown above, first row, from left, are: Erica Beaver, Berwick; Stephanie Kimble, Charleston, Va.; Kaitlyn Raup, Danville, and Marcy Bronsburg, Wilkes-Barre. Second row: Holly Dottle, Carbondale; Ariel Allen, Kingston; Renae Novitski, Kingston, and Stephanie Rodzinak, Plains. Third row: Lisa Robins, Plymouth; Amy Gulla, West Pittston; Lauren Castelli, Archbald, and Ashley Bieber, Berwick. Fourth row, Lloyd Mordan, Muncy Valley; Jennifer Jones, Bloomsburg; and Jarrod Swingle, Simpson.
Win, win, win. Six colleges, 64 hygiene students, one championship team.
The Benco Board Bowl recently offered its participants the opportunity to meet and talk with dental hygiene students from other colleges. The five-hour review prepares students for the exams they must successfully complete to be licensed as dental hygienists in Pennsylvania.
Students from Luzerne County Community College took first place at the first annual competition, sponsored by the Northeast PA Dental Hygiene Association
, according to a story published today at CitizensVoice.com.
The competition was held in Pittston, Pennsylvania, at the corporate headquarters of Benco Dental
, the largest privately-owned dental distribution company in the United States. Sixty-four dental hygiene students from six colleges participated in the event.