Two Center for Independent Studies (CIS) Students Selected to Attend Washington Leadership Academy

first_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Daniel Lopez (l) and Tyler Ramirez (r). Photo courtesy PUSDTwo Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students are among only three California students selected by the HOSA-Future Health Professionals to attend a national leadership academy in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19-22, 2015. Tyler Ramirez and Daniel Lopez, both seniors at the Center for Independent Studies (CIS), competed at the state level and were selected by the California Department of Education to represent the state at the 2015 Washington Leadership Academy.“Tyler and Daniel will proudly represent PUSD and our alternative education program at a national level,” said Jack Loos, principal of the district’s alternative education program. “They will have an opportunity to build their knowledge about our country’s health care system and contribute to the conversation about health science education.”Both students are part of PUSD’s medical arts series that is embedded in the career exploration options pathway in the district’s alternative education program. Students in the medical arts program take regular academic classes to meet high school graduation requirements, college-preparatory classes and specialty classes such as global health, medical billing and medical terminology.They also get work-based learning experience through internships with PUSD partners Huntington Hospital and Kaiser Permanente. Tyler participated in an internship at Huntington Hospital, which offered rotations in patient care, radiology, oncology and surgery. Daniel’s internship at Kaiser Permanente focused on the administrative and business functions of health care.At the 2015 Washington Leadership Academy, Tyler and Daniel will meet with national and congressional leaders. They will build on their leadership skills and tour the National Institutes of Health and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.Stay connected to the Pasadena Unified School District! Visit us online at; follow us on Twitter @PasadenaUnified,; like us on Facebook at and subscribe to our YouTube channel at Or call the Communications Office, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at (626) 396-3606. 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Herbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Metabolism-Boosting Foods For Weight LossHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Is What Happens To Your Face After DermaplaningHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Wear Just Anything If You’re The President’s DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat’s Your Zodiac Flower Sign?HerbeautyHerbeauty First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy center_img Business News Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Community News Top of the News Education Two Center for Independent Studies (CIS) Students Selected to Attend Washington Leadership Academy Article and Photos courtesy of PUSD Published on Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 1:02 pm More Cool Stuff Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday last_img

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