What do you want to be when you grow up? That is a common question that most high school students hear as they near graduation. For many juniors and seniors, the answer to that question
may still be unknown. On average, a person will change career between 5-7 times, mostly due to disillusionment or from being unsatisfied with their current profession. For students interested in a career in the health sciences, providing education and giving a direct insight into different healthcare careers during high school will allow students to plan for their future.
This school year, Roosevelt High School has partnered up with the Centennial Area Health Education Center (CAHEC) in Greeley to offer a unique educational experience for those students that are interested in pursuing a career in the health sciences. Jeff Appleman, Regional Health Connector for CAHEC, and Andy Olson, instructor at RHS, have worked together to bring in opportunities for students currently taking Mr. Olson's Anatomy & Physiology class to learn about possible health careers and engage in 21st Century skills. Each month, the AHEC Career Exploration Program, funded b