Luzerne County Community College recently awarded associate degrees to graduates of the college’s dental hygiene program. Members of the graduating class attended the annual dental recognition ceremony which was held at the college’s Educational Conference Center. The graduates were presented with a dental hygiene pin which was provided by the LCCC Alumni Association. Graduates, from left, first row: Jamie Gerhard, Weatherly; Jamie Noyalis, Hanover Township; Ashley Elenz, Waymart; Anastasia Bondar, Wanamie; Jaclyn Case, Beach Lake; and Cecilia Plisiewicz, Mount Carmel. Second row: Sarah Selner, Plymouth; Julia Neikam, Hazleton; Jessica Brennan, Pottsville; Rebecca Pecora, Sugarloaf; Maura Johnson, White Haven; and Kyna Markowski, Berwick. Third row: Janelle Loomis, Nanticoke; Sara Litzelman, Nanticoke; Dezerae Sowersby, Warrior Run; Cortney Travelpiece, Beach Haven; Ashley Coleman, Carbondale; and Katie Bachman, Hazleton.