Richard Smedley Named Lansing Student of the Month

Medical Assistant student Richard Smedley has been named Lansing’s May Student of the Month, for his willingness to give his time and resources to help others.

“Richard is such a conscientious student, always helping others, learning proficiencies quickly and correctly, and always adhering to dress code,” said Lansing Campus Manager Mollie Woodworth. “Richard is a genuinely kind person. He came to Career Quest to gain a career, and there is no question he will thrive in the medical field as he does our classrooms.”     

Students interested in learning more about their educational options should call the Career Quest admissions offices at Lansing 877-481-4930, Mt. Pleasant 877-345-8505 or Jackson 877-365-8144.

Since 1995, Career Quest has implemented its mission to provide students with the skills required for employment and/or career advancement, by educating and training them with the equipment and technology found in the current workplace. For more information, visit


“If anyone’s looking to get into an office setting, this is a great start because you can get all those basic computer skills that employers are looking for." 


“I am a completely different person than when I started my program. I have so much more confidence now. I really think I can do anything if I put my mind to it. Before I started here, I wasn’t very happy with my life. Now I’m smiling all the time.”