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Mentoring program

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Sikeston fifth grader Hunter Biggerstaff and Scott County Central High School junior Ciera Deffendall, a health occupations I student at Sikeston Career and Technology Center, discuss things they have in common Monday at the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center. As part of a community service project, the health occupations I students at SCTC have become mentors to students at the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Health occupations students get experience working with youth

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- A mentoring program for local high school health occupations students is giving them experience working with youngsters, but it's also reminding them that everyone is unique.

In addition to their regular class curriculum, which includes learning medical terms and becoming certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, health occupations I students at Sikeston Career and Technology Center have become mentors at the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center.

"I think it helps them to see every patient is different, and in healthcare, you have to learn how to deal with the community," said registered nurse Gloria Houston, health occupations I course instructor at SCTC.

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