Academy of Health Sciences
Westover High School
Greetings Members of the Advisory Board!
It seems like such a long time since we last met. I trust each of you had great past holidays and that you and your loved ones are all staying well.
The information in this newsletter will share highlights on happenings within the Health Academy since we resumed for Spring semester as well as to advise of other upcoming activities.
From No Internship to Guest Speaker Innovation - Mrs. Graham is Making Work-based Learning Happen!
Health Science teacher Joy Graham has since tirelessly worked her healthcare network and Advisory Board resources to secure virtual guest speakers not only her seniors but for all students in the AOHS. So far students have benefitted from the Southern Regional Area Health Education Center through Mrs. Tonya Burney. They have had informative sessions with a Pharmacist, Travel Nurse, Dietetic Nurse, and Spine Surgeon, Dr. Webb who created a powerful and special moment when he shared his personal journey with our students.
Mrs. Graham still has a line up of speakers from a Pharmacist, Speech Pathologist, Associate Dean of College of Nursing, Motivational Speaker, and a Dentist to give students the opportunity to ask questions and learn how they may move forward in their own college and health career shortly.
Next Advisory Board Meeting
March 17, 2021@12:00 pm via Webex
Meeting invitation and agenda will be sent closer to the meeting.
The Health Academy will host a graduation to celebrate the accomplishments of the students of the class of 2021. A final decision has not been made for a virtual or in-person event; initial planning now includes both until later. Date TBD later.