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The five graduates from the dental hygiene program at Pensacola Junior College in Florida represented the most men to enroll and graduate from the program. The junior college, which celebrated its 50th anniversary, had 23 graduates total. Of even more distinction, the 1998 class was the third consecutive class at the college to pass the national boards with a 100 percent pass rate. The five male graduates are, standing from left to right: Dennis Allan Burke, 45, a former Air Force dental technic

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The five graduates from the dental hygiene program at Pensacola Junior College in Florida represented the most men to enroll and graduate from the program. The junior college, which celebrated its 50th anniversary, had 23 graduates total. Of even more distinction, the 1998 class was the third consecutive class at the college to pass the national boards with a 100 percent pass rate. The five male graduates are, standing from left to right: Dennis Allan Burke, 45, a former Air Force dental technician; Jason Shepherd, 27, a former correctional officer; William Ragland, 43, a former automotive manager and coal miner; William Wekluk, 30, a former Air Force dental technician; and Dwayne Romero, 29, a former Navy dental technician. Dr. Gordon Groff, an instructor for Pensacola Junior College, kneels before the group.

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