Student

Ashley Shamblen

  • Paramedic & Prehospital Medicine

Thanks to her Penn College Dual Enrollment experience, Ashley got a taste of college-level coursework and earned credits to jumpstart her journey.

Ashley Shamblen
TAKING THE LEAD

Q&A with Ashley

HOW DID PENN COLLEGE DUAL ENROLLMENT COURSES GUIDE YOU TOWARD YOUR PROGRAM AT PENN COLLEGE?

The dual enrollment courses I took helped me prepare for the pace and structure of a college course and helped me realize my strengths and weaknesses in my study habits.

WHAT LED YOU TO CHOOSE PENN COLLEGE?

I loved the hands-on experience I knew would get here at Penn College. The College also had the perfect major for me.

DID YOU RECEIVE ANY ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS?

Yes! Through Penn College, I have been awarded the Blaise Alexander Family Scholarship, an Open House Scholarship, and the Donald and Dorothy Stabler Scholarship.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ASPECT OF CAMPUS SO FAR?

I love the tight-knit community and the support from the professors. Everyone wants to see you succeed.

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN ANY STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS OR EXTRACURRICULAR PROGRAMS?

I am in the Army ROTC program and am hoping to become involved in other organizations.

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR AFTER GRADUATION?

I am hoping to work as a paramedic and potentially go to graduate school afterwards.

Real-World Ready

"Penn College also allowed me to obtain my EMT certification while I was still in high school which gave me insight into my future career."

Ashley Shamblen

Real-World Ready
Her path to Penn College

Her path to Penn College

Hometown: Milton, PA
High School: Milton Senior High School
Penn College Dual Enrollment Courses: English Composition I
Anatomy & Physiology
Penn College Major: Paramedic & Prehospital Medicine
Programs

Paramedic & Prehospital Medicine

Rise to action and take the lead in the critical pre-hospital environment.

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