Clarice Beck checks out Casandra Farnham with Nursing book in Oak Store.

Student wins $300 GOCC Bookstore drawing

Casandra Farnham, of Colon, is the winner of a Glen Oaks Community College Bookstore winter semester drawing that netted her $300 for new books. The drawing was held Tuesday, December 22nd at noon just as the fall semester ended. Farnham (right) purchases one of the books she’ll need for the semester from cashier Clarice Beck.

Farnham graduates in May 2011 with Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Tech Certificates. The mother of seven returned to the classroom for a new career after working as a waitress for 15 years. She hopes to continue her education for the Associate of Allied Health Degree or the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree.