DALLAS, Pa. - Jessica Yost, of Coal Township, graduated from Misericordia University May 18 with a Master of Science in occupational therapy, a Bachelor of Science in health science and a minor in psychology.

She completed two internships at Danville State Hospital and Geisinger Health South in pediatric outpatient and inpatient rehab.

Yost is a daughter of Ronald and Angela Yost, of Coal Township. She is a granddaughter of Doris Yost, of Coal Township, and the late William Yost, and the late Valerian and Susan Stefanowicz, who lived in Shamokin.

A 2008 graduate of Shamokin Area High School, she passed her occupational therapy state boards examination on June 19, and is now a licensed and registered occupational therapist.