Jessica Lee Lachowicz

PA Student
Class of 2023

University of Lynchburg class of 2021, Magna Cum Laude
Major: Biology
Minor: History

Please include any type of honors you received when you graduated.

Magna Cum Laude, Provost’s List, VaSID Academic All-State, ODAC All-Academic Award, National Scholar-Athlete, Omicron Delta Kappa Member

What activities and organizations were you involved in as an undergraduate?

University of Lynchburg Women’s Soccer, University of Lynchburg Resident Assistant and Beard Center on Aging Employee. Researcher for Chief Nursing Officer for Ohana Pacific Medical LLC in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

What did you do after you graduated? 

Worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aid

If you’ve done any volunteer work, please list what you’ve done and where.

Healthcare Mission in Uganda and Rwanda; Healthcare Mission in Costa Rica; Operation Life-Saver Mask Drive; St. John Lutheran Church volunteer

What are some of your hobbies or interests?

Soccer, Basketball, Hiking, and Traveling.

Please include any family information if you’d like.

My family consists of my parents, two brothers, two dogs, a kitten, a few hermit crabs, and several tanks of fish.

Why do you want to be a PA? 

I want to be a PA to compassionately help others achieve their healthiest lives. After traveling to Africa and Costa Rica, I saw how even addressing just one facet of healthcare can dramatically improve their well-being and I want to be able to do this for others.

Why did you choose Presbyterian College PA Program? 

I chose the Presbyterian College PA Program because it is built into the framework of the Christian faith and focuses on a lifetime of service and learning.