From time to time, we will be spotlighting New Albany Alumni who are making a difference and excelling at their particular work path . . .

Jessica GatesJessica Gates

What year did you graduate high school?

What is (are) the name(s) of the vocational class(es) you completed?
Allied Health

Where did you attend college?
Northeast Mississippi Community College

Please describe how the vocational class(es) you took helped you.
Taking Allied health made me realize that I wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. It put me ahead once I got to college and into the lab technician program because i had already learned so much in allied health. I’m so thankful for Mrs. Voyles and her class!

Please give a brief description of your career.
After college I started working at Baptist in Oxford as a lab technician. I recently left Baptist to work at Internal Medicine in Tupelo.

What degree(s) and/or achievements do you hold?
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology.

In what city do you currently reside?
New Albany