Co-Lin Wesson to host medical program awareness day

Published 12:01 am Thursday, February 14, 2008

WESSON — The medical programs at Copiah-Lincoln Community College will host their annual Medical Program Awareness Day on the Wesson Campus on Friday, Feb. 29, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Anderson Building.

High school seniors, counselors, teachers and parents are encouraged to come and explore four health care programs offered on Co-Lin’s Wesson Campus, Natchez Campus and Simpson County Center.

There is currently a shortage of medical personnel in the areas of medical radiologic technology (radiography), medical laboratory technology, practical nursing and respiratory care practitioner technology.

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Anyone interested in a career in the medical field but is undecided as to which field to enter is encouraged to attend this program.

Students will have an opportunity to meet and talk with instructors and students presently in the program, tour classrooms and laboratories and participate in a question and answer session.

Information will be given concerning requirements for acceptance into the individual programs.

If you plan on attending, please contact your high school counselor, allied health teacher or Co-Lin’s Tech Prep Coordinator Jackie Martin at or call (601) 643-8335, by Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008. If there is no answer, please leave a voice mail message with the total number.