Maric College - Panorama City Hosts Graduation for 97 Students On Saturday

The Honorable Martin H. Mogul To Keynote Graduation Ceremony

Aug 17, 2006, 01:00 ET from Maric College

    PANORAMA CITY, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Maric College - Panorama
 City announced that it will hold graduation ceremonies on Saturday, August
 19th for 97 students. The Honorable Martin H. Mogul, Administrative Judge
 for the Department of Defense, will keynote Saturday's graduation ceremony,
 which will take place at 10:00 a.m. at the Northridge Performing Arts
 Center on the California State University - Northridge campus at 18111
 Nordhoff Street in Northridge, Calif., at the intersection of Nordhoff
 Street and Zelzah Avenue.
     Maric College's students will be recognized for earning associate's
 degrees, diplomas or certificates that qualify them for entry-level
 positions that are in high demand, such as medical assistant and paralegal.
 According to the California Employment Development Department, Labor Market
 Information Division report on California Occupational Employment
 Projections 2006, medical assistant positions are expected to increase by
 35.7 percent and paralegal positions are expected to increase 28.5 percent
 from 2004 to 2014. Of the 97 graduates, 74 will be graduating from either
 the Medical Assistant program or the Paralegal program.
     "Graduation is the culmination of one goal for our students and the
 beginning of a new future," said Sharon Ahearn, Executive Director of Maric
 College - Panorama City. "Our staff and faculty are very proud of our
 graduates and their accomplishments. We know that this is a special day for
 the students, their families and friends."
     Maric College - Panorama City is accredited by the Accrediting Council
 for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a
 nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of
 Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education
 Accreditation. Maric College - Panorama City currently offers three
 programs including Medical Assistant, Paralegal and Legal Administrative
     The Maric College - Panorama City summer 2006 graduates are as follows:
     Associate of Arts Degree
     Dennisse Aguilar, Los Angeles, CA
     Lida Azizi, Beverly Hills, CA
     Ana Carreon, Van Nuys, CA
     Pierre Cortez, Sylmar, CA
     Bernard Gloeckner, Van Nuys, CA
     Ruby Grant, Van Nuys, CA
     Tracey Hill, Panorama City, CA
     Amber Neri, Reseda, CA
     Amanda Ortiz, Valencia, CA
     Yvette Paladines, North Hills, CA
     Diana Ramirez, Van Nuys, CA
     Rita Rosenberg, Encino, CA
     Maria Urena, North Hollywood, CA
     Grigor Yeretsyen, Los Angeles, CA
     Associate of Arts Degree
     Business Administration and Accounting:
     Irene Garcia, North Hills, CA
     Keann Johnson, Palmdale, CA
     Brenda Pech, Panorama City, CA
     Jessica Sandoval, Palmdale, CA
     Associate of Arts Degree
     Computer Information Technology:
     David DePerrot, Panorama City, CA
     Geoffrey Hutson, West Hills, CA
     Computer Information and Support Specialist:
     Israel De Leon, Reseda, CA
     Keith Gonzalez, Reseda, CA
     Julio Jimenez, Van Nuys, CA
     Efrain Luz Lopez, Burbank, CA
     Computer Business Systems:
     Monique Aclan, Burbank, CA
     Juan Hernandez, Arleta, CA
     Doris Santana, Pacoima, CA
     Valerie Serrano, Panorama City, CA
     Legal Administrative Assistant:
     Wendy Aviles, Lancaster, CA
     Veronica Campos, Pacoima, CA
     Karina Ceja, Sylmar, CA
     Mayra Flores, Pacoima, CA
     Asia Ghazi, Northridge, CA
     Jessica Godoy, Van Nuys, CA
     Norma Lopez, Tujunga, CA
     Tammie Rose, Reseda, CA
     Nancy Salmeron, North Hollywood, CA
     Medical Assistant:
     Lauren Abrenica, Palmdale, CA
     Maura Aguilera, Panorama City, CA
     Viviana Anaya, Pacoima, CA
     Rodney Aquino, Reseda, CA
     Ana Arce, Reseda, CA
     Velsi Argueta, Van Nuys, CA
     Erika Arias, Reseda, CA
     Cassandra Astudillo, Panorama City, CA
     Mary Azouri, Northridge, CA
     Hellen Barrientos, Sylmar, CA
     Justin Benjamin, Pacoima, CA
     Patricia Blas, North Hollywood, CA
     Tanya Bolanos, Van Nuys, CA
     Oscar Carballo, Canoga Park, CA
     Nancy Cardenas, North Hills, CA
     Brian Carson, Lake View Terrace, CA
     Theresa Castellanos, Sylmar, CA
     Erika Castro, Sylmar, CA
     Gabriela Ceja, Sylmar, CA
     Nancy Ceja, Arleta, CA
     Mirna Correa, Panorama City, CA
     Snowda Cortez, Arleta, CA
     Zenaida Crisol, North Hills, CA
     Rogelio Cuevas, Sun Valley, CA
     Ana De La Rosa, Sylmar, CA
     Rosa Diaz, San Fernando, CA
     Jerson Dupitas, North Hills, CA
     Teresita Dupitas, North Hills, CA
     Gina Euceda, Panorama City, CA
     Glory Flores, Pacoima, CA
     Celia Gudino, Newhall, CA
     Renita Harris, Arleta, CA
     Vanessa Hernandez, Sylmar, CA
     Joseph Huerta, Arleta, CA
     Helena Lopez, Mission Hills, CA
     Jeanie Lopez, Van Nuys, CA
     Jackie Maanek, Sylmar, CA
     Daisy Medina, Arleta, CA
     Irene Medina, Sylmar, CA
     Suzanne Melgarejo, Sun Valley, CA
     Lidia Mendoza, Mission Hills, CA
     Etta McAvinnue, Granada Hills, CA
     Sarah Moran, North Hollywood, CA
     Tommy Murphy, Pacoima, CA
     Alnorlito Nino, Van Nuys, CA
     Srbue Oganisyan, Canoga Park, CA
     Shelly Palamo, Simi Valley, CA
     Siomara Perez, San Fernando, CA
     Joanna Poblete, Sacramento, CA
     Gabriel Robles, Panorama City, CA
     Joanna Robles, North Hills, CA
     Elena Rodriguez, Sun Valley, CA
     Mireya Rodriguez, Sun Valley, CA
     Maria Sanchez, North Hills, CA
     Gloria Smith, Panorama City, CA
     Leticia Trinidad, North Hills, CA
     Stacey Vafai, Santa Clarita, CA
     Paulina Valdez, Panorama City, CA
     Rolando Valenzuela, Panorama City, CA
     Lisa Wavra, Calabasas, CA
     About Maric College
     Maric College, with an original campus in the San Diego area, has long
 been recognized as one of California's leading career schools and is one of
 the largest groups of private institutions offering associate degrees and
 certificates in the state. For more than 25 years, Maric College has
 enabled students to develop and achieve their personal and career goals by
 providing study opportunities that integrate general education,
 professional skills, and career-focused training. Today, the school offers
 a breadth of programs in allied health, information technology, and legal
 studies at more than 15 locations. For more information, please see:
     About Kaplan, Inc.
     Maric College is part of Kaplan, Inc.'s Higher Education Division,
 which includes more than 75 campus-based schools in 21 states, as well as
 online programs through Kaplan University and Concord Law School. Kaplan
 Higher Education offers career-oriented certificate, bachelor and associate
 degree programs designed to provide students with the skills necessary to
 qualify them for entry-level employment in fields such as healthcare,
 business, information technology, technology, fashion and design. Kaplan
 has been providing educational and career services to students, schools,
 professionals, and businesses worldwide for nearly 70 years. Kaplan is a
 wholly owned subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE:   WPO). For
 more information about Kaplan, please visit

SOURCE Maric College