Published on June 12, 2019

NMMC Summer Health Academy held at HealthWorks!

Summer Health Academy participantsTUPELO, Miss.—Area students participating in North Mississippi Medical Center’s annual Summer Health Academy at HealthWorks! were (front row, from left) Natchez Arnold and Riley Sample, both NMMC Summer Volunteers from Booneville; Mary Grace Toole, Tupelo; Pauline Gan Lim, Tupelo; Emmalee Cash, Tupelo; Hailey Bertolet, Tupelo; Allison Morey, Tupelo; Brandon McGaughy, Thrasher; (second row, from left) Ruby Cummings, Booneville; Jenna Sample, Booneville; Paige Gray, Tupelo; Raven Blagg, Tupelo; Enoch Caviness, Saltillo; Sergio Garcia, Tupelo; (third row, from left) Klarisah Nickerson, Tupelo; Ali Strain, Tupelo; Avelee Stephenson, New Albany; Abby Laney, New Albany; Nathan George, Baldwyn; and Tate King, Marietta. Jasmier Coleman of Tupelo and Remington Priest of Pontotoc also participated in the program.

Held June 3-7, NMMC’s Summer Health Academy introduced students to various health careers while reinforcing positive lifestyle choices. Participants spent four hours each day with nurses and other health care professionals who were eager to share their expertise and enthusiasm. Because enrollment is limited, students were able to interact one-on-one with nurses, physicians, radiologic technologists, physical therapists and other health care staff.

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