Myiosha Morris - Moore Norman Technology Center
THEN: Single mother of three with health issues and no transportation who was living with her sister. Myiosha had trained as a certified nursing assistant but her certification had lapsed. Referred by DHS to MNTC and Project HIRE, which helps people reach employment, she enrolled in the medical assisting course where she
- Learned to perform administrative and clinical duties such as taking medical histories, recording vital signs and educating patients.
- Became a member of the National Honor Society and a leader in MNTC student organization, SkillsUSA.
- Earned 38 hours of college credit.
- Received certification for medical assistant, CPR and first aid.
NOW: Myiosha works at OU Physicians with a group of OB/GYN physicians. Two evenings a week she teaches for the medical office program at MNTC helping women who are in difficult situations. She tells her students to never settle.