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Lawrence County High School
YCC Student Highlight of the Month!

Career Counselor | Mary Adams  
Academy Teacher | Connie Huff
School Mentor | Misty Burton
High School Website | LCHS

LCHS Mentorships

LCHS YCC Students completing their mentorships with Malissa Collins from New Horizons.

Chandler Marcum, Vista McDowell, and Jonathan Smith. 

May 2016 | Jillian Adams

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Jillian Adams as the YCC student spotlight for May.  Jill, a sophomore, is a first year student in LCHS’s biomedical pathway and participant in the YCC10 grant.  As a participant of the academic team, Spanish club, KYA, Y-Club, HOSA, and the biomedical science club, Jill is a very active member of the LCHS student body.  She has been selected to be a Roger’s Scholar and a PEPP Scholar.


After graduating high school, Jill is interested in pursuing a career in medicine. When asked her feelings about the Biomedical Science Pathway, Jill replied, "I enjoy the biomedical science program because it allows me to explore careers in the medical field that I would not get to experience in normal day to day class time. It allows me to push myself onto a path of achievement and success.

April 2016 | Jacob Wellman

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Jacob Wellman as the YCC student spotlight for April.  Currently a junior, Jacob is in his third credit in LCHS’s PLTW engineering and design and a participant in the YCC grant.  Jacob is a gifted and talented young man who is on the high school football and track teams. He also enjoys working out and being physically active.


Jacob has shadowed with P&A Engineering and hopes to get additional time with the firm this summer. Jacob is interested in pursuing engineering in his post secondary endeavors.  

March 2016 | Leah Alexis Erwin 

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Leah Alexis Erwin as the YCC student spotlight for March.  Alexis, a freshman, is a first year student in LCHS’s biomedical pathway and participant in the YCC grant.  As a participant of the academic team, band, and the biomedical science club, Alexis is a very active member of the LCHS student body. 


After graduating high school, Alexis is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.  She has just completed a 20 hour mentorship with a local Urologist.  When asked her feelings about the Biomedical Science Pathway, Alexis replied, ”The Biomedical Science program has changed my life in a great way! It has taught me how to be responsible, structured, and organized in my work, as well as being respectful in job-shadowing situations. Biomed is a great educational program, and will continue to educate me in more ways than one every day."

February 2016 | Lydia Workman 

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Lydia Workman as the YCC student spotlight for February.  Lydia, a freshman, is a first year student in LCHS’s biomedical pathway and participant in the YCC grant.  As a participant of FCA, FCCLA, KYA, KUNA, HOSA, the biomedical science club, soccer and track teams, Lydia is a very active member of the LCHS student body.  


After graduating high school, Lydia is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.  She has just completed a 20 hour mentorship with a local Nurse Practitioner.  When asked her feelings about the Biomedical Science Pathway, Lydia replied, “I love the fact that biomed challenges me every day.  It has given me a newfound confidence in myself that I can do anything I put my mind to. “

January 2016 | Lincoln Rose

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Lincoln Rose as the YCC student spotlight for January.  Lincoln, a freshman, is a first year student in LCHS’s Bio-medical pathway and participant in the YCC Grant.  As a participant of the academic team, Y Club, KYA, KUNA, HOSA, the Bio-medical science club, golf and tennis teams, Lincoln is a very active member of the LCHS student body.  


After graduating high school, Lincoln is interested in pursuing a career as an anesthesiologist and is currently job shadowing a local physician.  When asked his feelings about the Bio-medical Science Pathway, Lincoln replied,   "Bio-med is such a spectacular program because you get to know the career path you are going to follow better, and you get to learn the material through hands on activities."


Congratulations, Lincoln Rose, January YCC Student Spotlight at LCHS.


December 2015 | Sahara Hundley

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Sahara Hundley as the YCC student spotlight for December.  Sahara, a freshman, is a first year student in LCHS’s Bio-medical pathway and participant in the YCC Grant.  As a participant of the academic team, HOSA, the Bio-medical science club, YCC, and KUNA, Sahara is a very active member of the LCHS student body.  


After graduating high school, Sahara is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.  In exploration of the many options available to her, Sahara is job shadowing a local nurse practitioner.  When asked her feelings about the Bio-medical Science Pathway, Sahara replied,   "When I walk into the Bio-med classroom, I can expect something new, challenging, and exciting to learn every day.  Bio-med challenges my thoughts and is one of my favorite classes of the day."

November 2015 | Bailey Thompson

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Bailey Thompson as the YCC student spotlight for November. Bailey, a freshman, is a first year student in LCHS’s biomedical pathway and participant in the YCC grant. As a participant of the academic team, 4-H, KYA, HOSA, the biomedical science club, golf and tennis teams, Bailey is a very active member of the LCHS student body.


After graduating high school, Bailey is interested in pursuing a career as an orthopedic surgeon. When asked her feelings about the Biomedical Science Pathway, Bailey replied, "I absolutely love the BioMed Program! It's a wonderful opportunity for students that are interested in the medical field. I'm very excited about my future job shadowing experiences. I think it will be a major influence in the choosing of my career path."

October 2015 | Abby Fletcher

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize Abby Fletcher as the YCC student spotlight for October. Abby, a freshman, is a first year student in LCHS’s biomedical pathway and participant in the YCC grant. As a participant of the academic team, HOSA, the biomedical science club and softball team, Abby is a very active member of the LCHS student body.


After graduating high school, Abby is interested in pursuing a career in sports medicine. Abby enjoys the Biomed program. She finds it challenging but believes it will help her if she continues the pursuit of this career path. When asked what she is most looking forward to in the Biomed program she responded with "learning more about medical programs so I can be better prepared for college".

September 2015 | MacKenzie Oppitz

Lawrence County High School is proud to recognize MacKenzie Oppitz as the YCC student spotlight for September. Currently a senior, MacKenzie will be a completer in LCHS’s pre-nursing program and is enrolled in Medical Interventions, the third course of the biomedical pathway. She is a participant in the YCC Grant, member of LCHS’ YCC Student Group and attended the YCC Camp at Morehead State University this past summer. MacKenzie is a member and officer of both HOSA and the biomedical science club. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Senior Salute.


After graduating high school, MacKenzie is interested in pursuing a career as a general practioner. Due to her interest in pursuing a career in the medical field, she has job shadowed one of Lawrence County’s local family practioners. MacKenzie states, “The Biomed program is the best thing to come to Lawrence County. It has created wonderful opportunities for myself, as well as the other students in the program. Biomed has truly helped me choose my career, and I owe it to our job shadowing opportunity. Having the Biomed program at our school will definitely be beneficial to the present and future underclassmen, in the sense that they too will get to experience all of the wonderful opportunities that I have, and many more.

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