Emme Thompson to attend the Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences physician assistant program

by Billy Chandler

Emme Thompson of Abingdon, Va. will receive a bachelor’s degree in exercise science.

Thompson will graduate with the class of 2024. She is a member of Phi Eta Sigma and the pre-health club. “I have received many opportunities at Emory & Henry to further my education that I would’ve had elsewhere,” said Thompson. “I’ve had many experiences at Emory & Henry that helped me grow as a student, and more importantly, as a person tremendously!”

Thompson credits her success to the smaller class sizes and campus allowing her to connect the most with classmates and professors. She stated, “A small school in a rural area can seem like a con to many people, but it truly has been the best environment for me to learn and grow.”

Thompson plans to attend the Physician Assistant program at Emory & Henry University in 2025. In addition to her bachelor’s degree from Emory & Henry, Thompson has an emergency medical technician (EMT) certificate and a basic life support (BLS) certification.

“I was able to explore pre-health professions and gain patient care hours through the exercise science program at Emory & Henry,” said Thompson. “I have genuinely learned and developed skills that I will take with me into my future career.”

Our Emory & Henry seniors are preparing to graduate and change the world. See our seniors’ success stories at www.emoryhenry.edu/commencement

“I have met many great people and have enjoyed my coursework. The professors want you to succeed, and are willing to work with you to meet your academic needs.”

—Emme Thompson ’24

Location:

Abingdon, Va.

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